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types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
Diagnosis a member of the fallaxHNS group, similar to the species listed above in the heading, distinguished as follows. Major: antennal scape slightly exceeds occipital comer; all of promesonotum foveolate and opaque; anterior third of pronotum carinulate; rugoreticulum on head confined to area mesad to eye; mesonotal convexity in side view followed posteriorly by second, feeble convexity, which is also anterior to the metanotal depression; propodeal spines small; carinulae on frontal lobes limited to margins; postpetiole diamond-shaped.
Minor: humerus obtuse-angulate in dorsal-oblique view; propodeal spine equilaterally triangular; promesonotum entirely foveolate and opaque; occiput narrowed, with nuchal collar.
Measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 1.16, HL 1.16, SL 1.00, EL 0.20, PW 0.60.
Paratype minor: HW 0.50, HL 0.62, SL 0.86, EL 0.14, PW 0.34.
color Major: body medium brown, appendages yellowish brown.
Minor: yellowish brown except for tarsi, which are clear yellow.
Range Known only from the type locality.
Figure Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. BRAZIL: Cananeia, Ilha do Cordoso-Mata (L. C. Duarte). Scale bars = 1 mm.
Elevations: collected at 20 m