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Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
Etymology L huacana, from huaca, belonging to Inca spirits of the land.
Major: yellow; nadir of occipital mid-cleft seen in full-face view very deep, reached by carinulae that start on the vertex and run along the mid line of the head; rugoreticulum on each side of head runs from the eye to and into the circular carinulae around the antennal fossa; the rugoreticulum leads at the level of the posterior margin of the eye to weak rugulae that proceed obliquely toward the lateral head margin; frontal lobes mostly covered by rugulae; propodeal spines well-developed, often nearly vertical as shown; postpetiolar node from above transversely carinulate.
Minor: propodeal spines well-developed; occiput narrowed, with nuchal crest. Propodeal spines directed strongly upwards.
Measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 1.88, HL 2.08, SL 1.10, EL 0.24, PW 0.92.
Paratype minor: HW 0.76, HL 0.94, SL 1.18, EL 0.18, PW 0.54.
color Major: concolorous reddish yellow ("orange").
Minor: concolorous medium yellow.
Range Known only from the type locality.
Figure Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. PERU: Quincemil, Cuzco, 750 m (L. Pena). Scale bars = 1 mm.
Elevations: collected at 750 m