Differing from all other species, except D. delfae and D. aurata, by having a low degree of elevation of paraterga, femora 5 and 6 strongly humped ventrally in middle part, collum with a row of 3+3 anterior setae and metaterga 2–18 with rows of 2+2 anterior and 2+2 posterior small tubercles. Differs from D. delfae and D. aurata sp. n. by having paraterga wider than those species; lamina lateralis (ll) with two distinct furrows ventrolaterally; process (plm) of lamina medialis lamellar, tip blunt.
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