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Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
Etymology Named after the Brazilian state of origin of the types.
diagnosis A member of the " jujuyensisHNS complex" of the larger fallaxHNS group, comprising araneoidesHNS, cuevasiHNS, durioneiHNS, jujuyensisHNS, kugleriHNS, leoninaHNS, leptinaHNS, lucretiiHNS, lupusHNS, paraensisHNS, punctithoraxHNS, tijucanaHNS, wallaceiHNS, and wolfringiHNS. P. paraensisHNS differs as follows. Major: proportionately small-headed; head subrectangular in full-face view; a very loose (large-celled) rugoreticulum stretches on each side of the head from eye to frontal carina and is succeeded posteriorly by widely spaced rugulae that almost attain the occiput; antennal scape reaches about halfway between level of the eye and level of occiput; propodeal spines in side view reduced to right angles.
Minor: propodeal spines absent; occiput narrowed, with thin nuchal collar. Measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 1.50, HL 1.50, SL 1.00, EL 0.22, PW 0.68. Paratype minor: HW 0.46, HL 0.64, SL 0.86, EL 0.14, PW 0.34.
color Major: body and mandibles light reddish brown, gaster plain light brown, appendages brownish yellow.
Range Known only from the type locality.
figure Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. BRAZIL: Utinga Tract, near Belem, Para (P. f. Darlington). Scale bars = 1 mm.
Elevations: collected at 20 m