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Types Nat. Mus. Nat. Hist. U. S.
Etymology L granulataHNS, of small grains, roughened on the surface, probably alluding to the foveolate body surface. Diagnosis A member of the small granulataHNS group, characterized by a 4-segmented antennal club, and distinguished within it as follows.
Major: entire body including all the gastral segments, foveolate and opaque; antennal scape very long, exceeding occipital corner; head subrectangular, with a deeply concave occipital border in full-face view; rugoreticulum present between each eye and antennal fossa; postpetiole from above bell-shaped.
Minor: occiput tapered into a neck with a nuchal collar; scape very long, its tip exceeding the occipital corner in full-face view by half its own length.
Overall, the habitus of this species is typical for a member of the fallaxHNS group, except for the 4-segmented club. Measurements (mm) Major (Burrera, Baja California Sur): HW 1.48, HL 1.74, SL 1.58, EL 0.26, PW 0.72. Minor (Burrera): HW 0.60, HL 0.92, SL 1.32, EL 0.20, PW 0.44. Color Major: brownish yellow, with gaster a shade darker. Minor: concolorous medium yellow.
Range Known from Baja California Sur and San Diego, California.
FIGURE Upper: major. Lower: minor. BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR, MEXICO: Burrera (Roy R. Snelling). (Type locality: Tepic, Nayarit, collected by Eisen and Vaslit). Scale bars = 1 mm.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Área Urbana, 1 times found in selva baja caducifolia.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times pitfall, 1 times nocturnas, en casa habitación, 1 times suelo, 1 times under stone.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Directo, 1 times pitfall.
Elevations: collected from 320 - 1231 meters, 1016 meters average