The new species is very similar to Minettia (Frendelia) fuscofasciata from the Oriental Region in the following characters: mesonotum with a pair of black stripes between dc rows, hind tibia with 1 weak preapical ad, wing brown at base and abdomen whitish gray pruinosity, but it can be separated from the latter by the surstylus having 2 long and furcated apical processes and the phallus with a trapeziform sclerite, round apically in ventral view.
longifurcata); hypandrium narrow; pregonites and postgonites each in form of a pair of asymmetrical subuliform processes; phallus with a trapeziform sclerite in ventral view; phallapodeme claviform, slightly broad.
Head including eyes narrower than pronotum, vertex trapeziform, with margins well defined.
Vertex trapeziform with a well defined margin, lateral carinae strongly keeled, Y-carina with stalk weak (Figs.
2) in middle distinctly, arcuately excavated, with sides of excavation acutely produced, with a trapeziform prominence mesally (prominence slightly emarginate in middle), and with subquadrate polished area on surface; median carina on propodeal dorsum somewhat shorter than in female, rugae on dorsum somewhat transverse; length relation between abscissae of radial vein of forewing (Fig.
2) distinctly, arcuately excavated, with the sides of excavation acutely produced, with a median trapeziform prominence (prominence slightly emarginate in middle); lateral carina of pygidial plate (Fig.
3C, 3D, 4C, 4D, 5C, 5D): pronotum trapeziform or broadly trapeziform with curved posterior lateral angles, posterior margin slightly concave, anterior and posterior lobe not demarcated, calli obsolete; metapleural evaporatorium with area of flake cuticle broad or elongate triangular, flake cuticle anterior to mesothoracic spiracle well-developed, extending to below wing knob ("Druckknopf") and to anterior margin of metepisternum (Figs.
Thorax: as in generic description with pronotum trapeziform (Fig.