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Types Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve.
Etymology Presumably L reclusa, shut up, separate, removed.
Major: similar to distortaHNS (q.v.) but with less exaggerated promesonotal hump, its rear face descending obliquely rather than vertically to the metanotum in side view; propodeal spines well developed; rugoreticulum of vertex loose, with large, smooth interspaces. Minor: propodeal spines strongly developed; humerus denticulate in dorsal-oblique view; occipital border in full-face view concave. Measurements (mm) Major (Minca, Colombia): HW 1.78, HL 1.76, SL 0.64, EL 0.16, PW 0.80. Minor (Minca, Colombia): HW 0.66, HL 0.66, SL 0.62, EL 0.14, PW 0.42.
color Major: bicolorous, with head light reddish brown, rest of body and appendages dark reddish to blackish brown.
Minor: concolorous light brown except for gaster, which is dark brown.
range Recorded from the type locality and near Minca, both in Magdalena, Colombia.
figure Upper: major (compared with syntype by W. L. Brown). Lower: minor. COLOMBIA: 2-3 km above Minca, Magdalena. (Type locality: San Antonio, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Magdalena.) Scale bars = 1 mm.
Elevations: collected at 800 m