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General: Body length of female: 3.3-3.9 mm (n=14). Body color: black.
Antenna: Color of antennae in female: A1–A6 yellow; A7–A12 dark brown to black. Seta on pedicel of antenna in female: present, not reaching apex of A3.
Head: Color of setae on the head: white. Sculpture of dorsal frons between frontal carina and median ocellus: areolate. Preocellar pit in females: absent, indicated by a small round depression, present as a distinct pit. Transverse rugae at vertex: present. Sculpture of posterior vertex: areolate. Sculpture of occipital rim: areolate. Interantennal process: simple. Number of anteriorly projecting setae on anteclypeus: 6. Color of mandibles in female: yellow throughout with teeth brown. Mandibular teeth in female: ventral tooth larger, but less than 2x as long as dorsal tooth. Sculpture of ventral gena anterior to genal carina: row of shallow areolae with reduced ridges between cells. Sculpture of ventral gena posterior to genal carina: coarsely and irregularly punctate, irregularly rugose. Shape of anteclypeus: striplike, straight to slightly convex.
Legs: Color of legs: coxae brown, legs otherwise yellow.
Mesosoma: Sculpture of dorsal pronotum: areolate. Color of setae on the dorsal mesosoma: white, yellow. Sculpture of medial mesoscutum: areolate. Sculpture of lateral mesoscutum: same as medial mesoscutum with a subtle confusion of sculptural elements. Notaulus in female: present. Parapsidal line: delimited. Sculpture of scutellum: areolate. Median furrow on scutellum: present as a distinct furrow reaching from posterior to anterior margin. Posterior margin of scutellum: deeply notched. Outer projection of the propodeum: present as distinct corner or posteriorly projecting spine. Posterior margin of propodeal shelf between inner and outer propodeal projections in female: concave. Sculpture of ventral pronotum: foveate reticulate, becoming smooth at anterolateral corner. Anterior pronotal pit: large. Pronotal cervical sulcus: well defined by contiguous punctures. Mesepimeral sulcus: indicated by dorsoventral line of foveae, crenulate. Sculpture of femoral depression in female: transversely striate throughout, anterior half smooth, posterior half finely foveate, finely foveate throughout. Mesopleural carina: present as one or two carinae. Sculpture of ventral mesepisternum: foveate, with smooth area surrounded by small foveae. Pilosity of metapleural triangle in female: present as many short fine white setae. Sculpture of ventral area of metapleuron: smooth, foveate reticulate, foveate reticulate, with slightly appressed ridges.
Metasoma: Submarginal ridge on T1: percurrent, well-defined, indicated by an irregular ridge. Sublateral carina on T2: present in anterior half. Sculpture of T2–T3: reticulate rugose, longitudinally strigose with rugose interstices. Sculpture of T4: longitudinally strigose, longitudinally striate. Sculpure of T5: longitudinally strigose. Shape of subapical T6 in female in dorsal view: short, width along anterior margin at least three times the length. Longitudinal medial keel on S1: absent. Sculpture of medial S2 in female: reticulate rugose. Sculpture of medial S3 in female: foveate, effaced to smooth. Sculpture of medial S4 in female: effaced to smooth. Sculpture of medial S5 in female: longitudinally strigose. Sculpture of lateral S3 in female: reticulate rugose, foveolate. Sculpture of lateral S4 in female: reticulate rugose, foveolate. Sculpture of lateral S5 in female: reticulate rugose, longitudinally strigose. Sculpture of marginal depression of S2 in female: mostly smooth, with scattered punctures or shallow rugulae, rugulose. Sculpture of marginal depression of S3 in female: mostly smooth, with scattered punctures or shallow rugulae. Sculpture of marginal depression of S4 in female: mostly smooth with scattered punctures or shallow rugulae. Sculpture of marginal depression of S5 in female: rugulose, mostly smooth with scattered punctures. Apical spine on S6 in female: not extending beyond apex of T6 and not visible in dorsal view.


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