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About 10-12 mm in length, colored as shown. Note antennae inserted very low on face; crown of blunt teeth on top of head.
Found 3-4 specimens running around on a huge old cottonwood log in a grove of live cottonwoods. Surrounding habitat is mostly degraded shortgrass prairie, cholla cacti being the tallest vegetation. Some riparian areas scattered across the ranch.
Despite being parasitic on woodboring insects, orussids are most closely related to sawflies.