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- Dorsum of head with a broad deep pit-like impression behind the ocelli
- Alitrunk elongate and slender, bilaterally compressed
- Dorsum of petiole depressed into a deep subtriangular excavation on the posterior half
- Forewing venation specialized
- Funiculus incrassate apically
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