The Canadian Entomologist
Length 10.5 mm. Black; abdominal segments 1-4 at apex with bands of a golden-yellowish be pubescence; the head in front, the cheeks, the occiput, the thorax in front at the sides, the postscutellum, the legs, and the abdomen beneath, alI clothed with a pale or whitish pubescence. Wings hyaline, fuliginous at apex, the costae and parastigma black, the stigmal and internal veins testaceous. Legs mostly black, with tarsal joints 2-5 mostly yellowish. The head is rather finely, sparsely punctate, the thorax more closely and densely punctate, but with the punctures finer on the scutellum, while the metathorax is shagreened, opaque. The abdomen has the first segment minutely punctulate, the following segments being more or less alutaceous.
Ashmead, William H., "A New Paranomia from British Columbia" (1903). An. Paper 78.