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Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
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. leoninaHNS is distinguished as follows.
Major: occiput narrowed in full-face view; antennal scape exceeding occipital corner by more than its own maximum width; rugoreticulum on each side of dorsum of head in full-face view extends from anterior margin of head to edge of occiput, where it is replaced by rugulae; propodeal spines stout, short, equilaterally triangular; all of central strip of first gastral tergite shagreened. Minor: propodeal spines reduced to denticles; occiput drawn into thin neck, with nuchal collar. measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 1.52, HL 1.60, SL 1.44, EL 0.30, PW 0.82. Paratype minor: HW 0.62, HL 0.92, SL 1.44, EL 0.22, PW 0.46.
COLOR Major: mandibles light reddish brown, body and antennae light reddish to yellowish brown, legs medium to dark yellow.
Minor: concolorous medium yellow.
range Known only from the type locality.
biology In terra firme forest, recruiting to dead cockroach.
figure Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. PERU: Cuzco Amazonico, 15 km northeast of Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios (Stefan Cover). Scale bars = 1 mm.
Elevations: collected at 200 m