Head in general form transverse, subtrigonal: occiput in cephalic aspect transverse truncate, with very low and rounded juxta-ocular swellings: front dorsad
of the ocelli with arcuate carination: facial shield strongly transverse, low the width at least three times the greatest depth, dorsal margin arcuate, clypeus produced in a conical tubercle: eyes prominent, almost semicircular in outline when seen from the front, and subglobose in dorsal view, in lateral view the eyes are ovate in basal outline: antennae imperfect, proximal joint small.
Aedeagal shaft broad at base and strongly narrowed in basal half, apical half gradually narrowed and curved dorsad
, gonopore apical (Figs.
Processes of male anal segment stronger, curved in opposing directions (left dorsad
, right ventrad).
Tegulum slightly spiraled perpendicularly to the main palpal axis, towards the tip of the cymbium, with distal laminar, triangular projection, bent at the tip and bearing a small hyaline protuberance and a serrated keel at the base of a filiform embolus, curved prolaterally dorsad
, running a semicircle behind tegulum, appearing retrolaterally and pointing ventrad in the male palp (Figs.
1h), lie alongside the base of the hind wings, face entirely dorsad
, and are ovate.
6); distal half of subgenital plate in lateral view gradually curved dorsad
or abruptly bent dorsad
or bent 90 degrees or more, with numerous macrosetae, scattered basally and uniseriate apically, and numerous, fine longer setae scattered throughout length of plate (Fig.
Pronotum: Much wider than long, strongly declivous anteriorly; anterior collar distinctly developed, delimited posteriorly by a deep transverse furrow, lateral portions thickened; lateral margin narrowly explanate, not projecting anteriad and ventrad, but distinctly elevated dorsad
around its middle, distinctly emarginated anteriad of humeri in dorsal view; humeral angle rounded, obtuse, distinct; posterolateral angle very broadly rounded, obsolete (Figs.
Dorsal third of abdominal tergites variously either tan, mottled brown, or dark brown, with a tan band separating a dark brown area just dorsad
of tergal-sternal suture.
Penis: Glans bent dorsad
to shaft, stylus slightly anteriad from vertical.
Male genitalia: arms of phalobase short, not covering the external margin of ventral diverticulum, lateral margins of ventral diverticulum recurved dorsad
4) yellowish white, with 3 fuscous transverse stripes before eyes (2 above and 1 below ocelli), 1 dorsad
, area beneath antenna with a pale brown marking.
In Carvalhomiris the metathoracic scent gland efferent area is not coplanar with the remaining metepisternum, but is recurved dorsad
at the level of the peritreme, the latter being flat relative to the surrounding mushroomlike cuticle (Figs.