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Types Mus. Zool. Univ. Sao Paulo.
diagnosis A member of the fallaxHNS group, close to bergiHNS and possibly only a variant of it; also similar to aenescensHNS, cordicepsHNS, chrysopsHNS, midasHNS, and nesiotaHNS. P. alienataHNS is distinguished as follows.
Major: carinulae of dorsum of head extend more than halfway from level of eye to occiput; pronotum completely covered by transverse carinulae, and foveolate and opaque in the interspaces; humerus in dorsal-oblique view prominent, rising 2X higher above the level of the propodeum as the mesonotal convexity. Minor: propodeal spine long, needle-like.
Measurements (mm) Lectotype major: HW 1.52, HL 1.60, SL 0.94, EL 0.22, PW 0.78. Paralectotype minor: HW 0.68, HL 0.84, SL 1.00, EL 0.18, PW 0.48. Color Major: concolorous light reddish brown.
Minor: appendages and body brownish yellow except for the gaster, which is plain medium brown.
Range Known only from the type locality.
figure Upper: lectotype, major. Lower: paralectotype, minor. BRAZIL: Guanabara, Rio de Janeiro. Scale bars = 1 mm.
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