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Types Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve.
Etymology Named after the type locality.
Diagnosis A large, reddish brown (major) or reddish yellow (minor) member of the tristisHNS group with very prominent subangulate humeri, large subangulate postpetiolar node, small subpetiolar process, and weakly shagreened first gastral tergite, in both major and minor.
Close to tristisHNS, and less similar to alpinensisHNS, exarataHNS, excubitorHNS, germainiHNS, grantaeHNS, obrimaHNS, rogeriHNS, stultaHNS, and zosterHNS, differing in many details of body form, sculpturing, and pilosity, as illustrated, as well as in color.
Measurements (mm) Lectotype major: HW 1.74, HL 2.00, SL 0.84, EL 0.20, PW 0.86.
Paralectotype minor: HW 0.76, HL 0.84, SL 0.80, EL 0.14, PW 0.48.
color Major: concolorous reddish brown.
Minor: concolorous reddish yellow.
Range Known only from the type locality.
figure Upper: lectotype, major. Lower: paralectotype minor. BRAZIL: Colonia Alpina, Teresiopolis, Rio de Janeiro. Scale bars = 1 mm.