with short genal
spines and apparently small free cheeks (unknown).
Moreover, maculation patterns and shape and size of the genal
processes were different from the reported type in most of the collected specimens (Fig.
area is narrow and the spine short but wide at its base.
0 times longer than broad, arista pubscent, longest hairs as long as its basal diameter; facial ridge distinctly narrow, lower facial margin projecting, vibrissal angle and frontal angle placed behind lower facial margin in profile; gena covered with dark grey pruinosity, genal
height about 1/7-2/9 of eye height; gena with 1-2 rows of upcurved peristomal setae; both postgenal and paragenal setae entirely black; postocular setae extending to ventral surface, the upper lateral area of the occiput with 2 rows of setae; proboscis slender; prementum shiny, sparsely with pruinosity basally, about 6-7 times longer than broad; palpus black, about 4/5 length of prementum.
processes are long, very slender, subacute and contiguous in the middle in C.
region dorsad of bucculae with long, erect, fine setae; hemelytra densely set with moderately long, sericeous, reclining golden setae (Fig.
5 times as wide as first flagellomere, excess 1/2 the length of one eye, lower 1/3 of facial ridge with small setae, genal
height about 3/5 of eye height, ial 0+2, posthumeral setae 1+1, mid tibia without pd, hind tibia with 1 av; surstylus triangle-shaped in profile, middle section of paraphallus broad and large, distal part of it with hamulus.
height was measured immediately below the ventromedial part of the eye (viewed laterally).
5* as long as wide, arista with 6 or 7 long dorsal branches and 3 or 4 ventral branches in addition to terminal fork; facial carina slightly yellow pruinose, developed as a low ridge, extending % length of face, clypeus black, much narrower than face; vibrissae moderately strong, and 10 very small, brown setae bordering genal
groove; occiput golden-grey pruinose; gena narrow, eye height/ genal
height ratio: 8:50 (n = 1, N-T), silver pruinose, abruptly golden-brown beyond basal angle; palpus black-brown.
Richardiidae) with antler-like genal
projections" by D.
In the definition of Burckhardt and Lauterer (1989) Moraniella differs from other Rhinocolinae in the presence of genal
processes in the adult and in the presence of sectasetae in the larva.
Lower edge of gena with pair of robust setae, the paired genal
setae (Figs 3, 4).