VESTITURE AND SCULPTURE: Head mostly covered by silvery-golden appressed tomentum
"Young Leaves--Light tomentum; rough surface (blistered), with some bronzing.
Underside of leaf blade has light tomentum, but is bristly in nature.
pinnae, with orange tomentum
shedding as leaf expands, rachis
pubescens by its much darker colour and generally smaller size, its drastically reduced or absent white tomentum
bands (pronotum), and by the presence of stripes (sternites) and spots (pygidium) (Figs 1, 5, 7).
cylindrical, covered with reddish brown tomentum
; peduncle glabrous.
basalis alba, extensiva; hyphae 3-5 [micro]m lato, crassitunicatae, fibulatae.
3); head without evident tomentum
, ventral part of lower frons, face and gena with dark hair-like setae about as long as scape, becoming longer ventrally, a few short dark hairs present behind ocellar tubercle; ventral part of lower frons and face, except medially and along eye margins, with fine punctation; antenna black, with apical half of last flagellomere white (Figs 2, 3); scape and pedicel with short, black hair-like setae; flagellum with velvety vestiture; palpus pale brownish; proboscis yellowish with some erect, pale hair-like setae.
developed a procedure to remove the felt-like covering of tomentum