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Types Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.
diagnosis Similar in various ways to balzaniHNS, brunnescensHNS, exarataHNS, excubitorHNS, fabricatorHNS, germainiHNS, hispaniolaeHNS, nigellaHNS, prattorumHNS, sarpedonHNS, tristisHNS, tristopsHNS, and unicornisHNS, and differing as follows.
Major: pilosity very dense and long, with many of the hairs more than 2X Eye Length; a rugoreticulum extends from eye to antennal fossa and frontal lobe on each side of head; carinulae along midline of head reach occiput; occipital corners smooth; humerus in dorsal-oblique view high; mesonotal convexity very low; postpetiole from above spinose.
Minor: occiput broad, slightly concave, lacking nuchal collar; promesonotal profile smoothly semicircular; petiolar node from side tapers to a point; propodeal spines reduced to denticles.
Measurements (mm) Holotype major: HW 1.08, HL 1.16, SL 0.60, EL 0.12, PW 0.60. Paratype minor: HW 0.52, HL 0.54, SL 0.50, EL 0.06, PW 0.34.
Color Major: body and head medium brown except for head anterior to eyes, which is brownish yellow; legs dark yellow. Minor: body and head light brown except for head anterior to eyes, which is yellow; appendages yellow.
Range Known only from the type locality.
Figure Upper: holotype, major. Lower: paratype, minor. MEXICO: 3 km south of Huatusco, km 38 on Fortin Road, Veracruz (Cornell University Mexico Field Party, August 1960). Scale bars = 1 mm.
Elevations: collected at 1400 m