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petiolata Hansson and LaSalle

Cabeza petiolata Hansson & LaSalle, head frontal, female.

Cabeza petiolata Hansson & LaSalle, antenna lateral, female.

Cabeza petiolata Hansson & LaSalle, anterior margin of forewing, female.

Original description

Hansson, C. and LaSalle, J. (2003). Journal of Natural History, 37:711.




Funicular segment 0.8X as long as clava; female scape strongly flattened and wide; frons with a blunt transverse edge in front of anterior ocellus; with a fovea just in front of anterior ocellus and with a groove in front of fovea; mid lobe of mesoscutum with a strong median groove; submarginal vein with two setae; propodeum with a strong and complete median groove; petiole 1.6X as long as wide, with an anterodorsal shield; female with first gastral tergite medially extended backwards and rounded.


Costa Rica.




Depository of primary type

Female holotype in Natural History Museum (BMNH), London, England.