Darnilia van Achterberg

Long, Khuat Dang & Achterberg, Cornelis Van, 2018, First record of the genus Darnilia van Achterberg, 1989 (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Rogadinae) from Vietnam, with description of three new species, Zootaxa 4457 (3), pp. 455-464: 456

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4457.3.7

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scientific name

Darnilia van Achterberg
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Key to species of the genus Darnilia van Achterberg 

1. Length of eye 3.5 × as long as temple in dorsal view; occipital carina complete, but medio-dorsally weakly developed; basal half of third metasomal tergite distinctly striate medially; hind wing vein 2-SC+R quadrate (Fig. 319 in Chen & He, 1997); Eastern-central China (Jiangsu)............................................ Darnilia chinensis Chen & He, 1997 

- Length of eye 5.5–11.0 × as long as temple in dorsal view ( Figs 1 View Figure , 13 View Figure , 24 View Figure ); occipital carina interrupted medio-dorsally ( Figs 13 View Figure , 24 View Figure ); basal half of third metasomal tergite only finely granulate-coriaceous; hind wing vein 2-SC+R slightly longer than wide ( Fig. 22 View Figure )............................................................................................ 2

2. Eye large, length of eye approx. 11.0 × as long as temple in dorsal view (Fig. 42 in van Achterberg, 1989); first metasomal tergite with median carina in basal 0.3 of tergite (Fig. 44 in van Achterberg, 1989); vein cu-a of fore wing vertical; Indonesia (Sumatra)........................................................... Darnilia flagellaris van Achterberg, 1989   

- Eye medium-sized, length of eye 4.5–6.0 × as long as temple in dorsal view ( Figs 13 View Figure , 24 View Figure ); median carina of first metasomal tergite absent ( Fig. 10 View Figure ) or complete ( Fig. 28 View Figure ) or at least in 0.4–0.5 basal of tergite ( Fig. 21 View Figure ); vein cu-a of fore wing oblique or vertical.............................................................................................. 3

3. OOL shorter than diameter of posterior ocellus ( Fig. 24 View Figure ); first metasomal tergite coarsely longitudinally striate ( Fig. 28 View Figure ); propodeum with triangular ivory patch ( Fig. 31 View Figure ); [first tergite subequal or slightly longer its apical width (1.1–1.2 x), its median carina complete ( Fig. 28 View Figure ) or nearly so; occipital carina narrowly interrupted medio-dorsally ( Fig. 24 View Figure ); vertex shiny and finely aciculate]; Vietnam............................................ Darnilia vietnamica Long & van Achterberg  , sp. n.

- OOL equal to diameter of posterior ocellus ( Figs 1 View Figure , 13 View Figure ); first metasomal tergite without striae or with comparatively fine longitudinal striae ( Figs 10 View Figure , 21 View Figure ); propodeum variable, often largely brown or dark brown ( Figs 8 View Figure , 20 View Figure )....................... 4

4. Second metasomal tergite distinctly finely granulate ( Fig. 11 View Figure ); vein 1-M of hind wing 1.1–1.6 × vein M+CU; striae of vertex obsolescent or mixed with other sculpture, rather dull; first metasomal tergite 1.0–1.1 × its apical width, without median carina; first–third tergites without a trace of striae ( Figs 10, 11 View Figure ); Vietnam... Darnilia granulata Long & van Achterberg  , sp. n.

- Second metasomal tergite finely granulate-coriaceous ( Fig. 21 View Figure ); vein 1-M of hind wing 1.7–2.2 × vein M+CU; striae of vertex distinct, shiny; first metasomal tergite 1.2–1.4 × its apical width, rarely subequal, its median carina usually present as a short carina, but sometimes absent or complete; surface of first-third tergites finely striate or only granulate-coriaceous ( Fig. 21 View Figure ); Vietnam..................................................... Darnilia intermedia Long & van Achterberg  , sp. n.