The new sp. is described, diagnostic characters of the adult <J are illustrated and the affinities of the sp. are discussed. Holotype 6: Papua New Guinea, Eastern Highlands prov., Herowana, 24-XI-2001; deposited at South Australian Museum, Adelaide. T. kiautai sp. n. is most similar to T. scintillans, but dramatically differs from it in the shape of the 6 pronotum.