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Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
Etymology Named after the type locality.
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. tijucanaHNS is distinguished as follows.
Major: scape just attains occipital border; most of occiput vertex, and frontal lobes smooth and shiny; a small cluster of short longitudinal carinulae are gathered around midline at occiput; rugoreticulum on each side of head extends from eye to antennal fossa, anteriorly halfway between eye and anterior border of head, and posteriorly to halfway between eye and occipital border; mesopleuron and most of propodeum carinulate; propodeal spines equilaterally triangular.
Minor: propodeal spines reduced to denticle; occiput constricted to neck with broad nuchal collar.
Measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 1.48, HL 1.54, SL 1.08, EL 0.22, PW 0.76.
Paratype minor: HW 0.58, HL 0.74, SL 1.14, EL 0.16, PW 0.44.
Color Major: concolorous rich reddish brown.
Minor: plain light brown except for head, which has a darker, reddish shade.
range Known only from the type locality.
figure Upper: syntype, major. Lower: syntype, minor. BRAZIL: Tijuca, Guanabara, Rio de Janeiro. Scale bars = 1 mm.