M. absimile sp. n. of the tesselata group is described from Goi&s, Minas Gerais and Parana. It differs from other spp. of the tesselata group by the hind tarsus with asymmetric claws, the wings with golden yellow spot, the colour pattern of the pterothorax and the terminal Q appendages. Holotype $ and allotype $ from the state of Goi£s (holotype <J: Jatai, 12-X-1982; allotype $: Brasilia, Rio Sao Bartolomeu, 26-XI-1962; both deposited in Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro).