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Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard-
diagnosis A medium-sized yellow species whose major has an elongate head, shallow scrobes, deep occipital cleft, semicircular promesonotal profile, and comulate postpetiole. Similar to castaHNS, but the meraHNS major differs in its carinulate and deeply cleaved occiput, oblique orientation of the carinulae mesad to the eyes, and more bulbous promesonotal profile.
measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 0.80, HL 0.94, SL 0.42, EL 0.14, PW 0.50. Paratype minor: HW 0.44, HL 0.46, SL 0.38, EL 0.08, PW 0.26. Color Major and minor: concolorous clear yellow.
range Central and southern Texas (Cameron, Hidalgo, and Travis counties).
figure Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. TEXAS: La Feria, Cameron Co. (W. S. Creighton). Scale bars = 1 mm.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in mesquite woodland.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times column on ground.
Elevations: collected at 30 m