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Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
etymology Named after the collector and entomologist Philip D. Perkins.
Diagnosis Similar in various traits to albipesHNS, ceibanaHNS, lemniscaHNS, peltastesHNS, renaeHNS, tayronaHNS, and xystonHNS, differing as follows. Major: blackish brown body contrasts with pale yellow legs; shallow antennal scrobe present; on dorsal head surface, carinulae and rugulae covering anterior three-fourths of head give way to band of irregular rugoreticulum just in advance of occiput, which gives way in mm to the smooth occiput; eye narrow, placed far forward on head; humeri and metanotum rugoreticulate; postpetiole elliptical.
Minor: eye very large, set forward on the head so that it is separated from the anterior head margin by only about a Head Length; humerus denticulate; propodeal spine equilaterally triangular.
Measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 0.76, HL 0.80, SL 0.48, EL 0.08, PW 0.42.
Paratype minor: HW 0.40, HL 0.44, SL 0.42, EL 0.08, PW 0.22.
color Major: body blackish brown except for genae, which are contrasting reddish yellow; mandibles reddish brown; other appendages pale yellow.
Minor: body blackish brown, appendages pale yellow.
Range Known only from the type locality.
Figure Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. DOMINICA (WEST INDIES): trail 0.2 km northeast of Ponte Casse, northwest slope of Morne Trois Pitons, St. Paul's Parish, 790 m (Philip D. Perkins). Scale bars = 1 mm.
Elevations: collected at 790 m
Collect Date Range: collected on 1995-06-12 00:00:00.0