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Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
Etymology Named after the type locality.
Major: very small; head quadrate; dorsal occiput covered by broken, irregular rugulae, rest of dorsal head surface carinulate except for frontal triangle and midclypeus, which are smooth; all of body foveolate and opaque except gaster, which is smooth and shiny; antennal scapes moderately long, their tips touching lateral margins of the head midway between level of eyes and level of occiput; propodeal spines curved backward ("melted" in appearance).
Minor: eye oval, set well forward on head; promesonotal profde in side view perfectly semicircular; propodeal spines curved or straight; carinulae limited to antennal fossae, and all of head and mesosoma foveolate and opaque.
Measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 0.66, HL 0.66, SL 0.40, EL 0.06, PW 0.34.
Paratype minor: HW 0.42, HL 0.44, SL 0.42, EL 0.08, PW 0.26.
Color Major: body dark reddish yellow, appendages medium yellow.
Minor: body light brownish yellow, appendages medium yellow.
Range Known only from the type locality.
biology The type series was collected in forest.
figure Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratypes, minor. ECUADOR: Rio Palenque Station, 47 km south of Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Pichincha, 215 m (Stewart b. and Jarmila Kukalova-Peck). Scale bars = 1 mm.
Elevations: collected at 170 m