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Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
See also the less similar minutulaHNS, nitidicollisHNS, and tenerescensHNS, and other species listed as close to arhuacaHNS (q.v.). Measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 0.86, HL 0.92, SL 0.44, EL 0.10, PW 0.44. Paratype minor: HW 0.44, HL 0.48, SL 0.40, EL 0.08, PW 0.28.
Color Major: anterior half of head yellow, posterior half yellowish brown, with a dark brown circular spot in the center of the head capsule dorsum; body medium brown, mandibles and scape light brown, rest of appendages yellow. Minor: body dark brown; appendages, clypeus, and anterior genal margins yellow.
range Known only from the type locality in Amazonian Peru.
Biology The type series was taken from beneath the bark of a tree in a terra firme tree fall.
figure Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. PERU: Cuzco Amazonico, 15 km northeast of Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios (Stefan Cover and John E. Tobin). Scale bars = 1 mm.