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Types Naturhist. Mus. Wien.
Diagnosis A heavily sculptured member of the tristisHNS group notable for the extensive rugoreticulation over much of the body in both the major and minor. Most similar to bambusarumHNS (but also compare aperHNS, dyctiotaHNS, laeviventrisHNS, lutziHNS, risiiHNS, rugatulaHNS, senilisHNS, sigillataHNS, trachydermaHNS, and trainiHNS), differing in the major by the mostly smooth and shiny venter of the head, carinulate (as opposed to mostly rugoreticulate) vertex, the mostly smooth side of the pronotum, and the cone-shaped (as opposed to oval) postpetiolar node; larger size; and darker color.
Measurements (mm) Lectotype major: HW 1.72, HL 1.78, SL 0.92, EL 0.24, PW 0.84. Paralectotype minor: HW 0.74, HL 0.84, SL 0.92, EL 0.14, PW 0.50.
Color Major: body and mandibles medium reddish brown, legs and antennae light reddish brown. Minor: body medium reddish brown, appendages brownish yellow.
Range Sao Paulo and Santa Catarina states, Brazil.
Figure Upper: lectotype, major. Lower: paralectotype, minor. BRAZIL: Santa Catarina. Scale bars = 1 mm.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times in Orchideen n. Hamb imp, 1 times in Orchideen (n. Hamb. gebr), 1 times in orchideen.