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The pronotum is subcampanulate or weakly trapeziform with the disk strongly tumid
and inclined forwards; and the calli are either prominently raised and confluent with rather large median fossa posteriorly or hardly evident but with the median fossa distinct.
It is here transferred to the tribe Austromirini on the basis of the tumid
peritreme of the metathoracic glands (Cassis, 2008; Cassis and Wall, 2010).
Valves asymmetric, dorsiventral, dorsal margin convex, ventral margin concave or straight, slightly tumid
at the centre.
5 mm), yellow-brown lauxaniid flies notable for the strongly tumid
prefrons (face), black or brown prefrontal (facial) spots, elongated postpedicels (3rd antennal segments) and incurved anterior fronto-orbital bristles (Figs 1-3).
DESCRIPTION: Body oval, comparatively tumid
, with uniformly distributed, silvery, flattened, reclining setae mixed with simple, semierect setae; basic coloration castaneous; dorsal surface weakly shining, with pale, simple, semierect setae.
The pronotum is tumid
, longer than the rostrum and longer than wide, rounded at sides and covered in flat-bottomed pits (Fig.
Valves with the dorsal margin convex and with the ventral margin strongly tumid
Male with metasternum tumid
posteriorly; median metasternal process distinctly removed from posterior margin of metasternum and angling outward (Fig.
Clypeal margin anteriorly broadly V-shaped, clypeal margin laterally arcuate, clypeal border moderately punctate and wrinkled, frons and vertex feebly tumid
and finely punctate, eyes dorsally small.
Pronotal hood large, extending obviously over head; anterior part of median pronotal carina more or less elevated above lateral carinae; corium with tumid
2e), reaching mesepimeron, peritreme short, tumid