Allantus albiventris Mocsáry, 1880,

Taeger, Andreas, 2013, The type specimens of Tenthredo Linnaeus, 1758 (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) deposited in the Hungarian Natural History Museum, Zootaxa 3626 (2), pp. 201-244: 203

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Allantus albiventris Mocsáry, 1880


Allantus albiventris Mocsáry, 1880 

A valid species, Tenthredo (Tenthredo) albiventris (Mocsáry, 1880)  .

TYPES. Allantus albiventris Mocsáry, 1880: 271  –272. Syntype (s) 3, “In Caucaso”. Lectotype 3, hereby designated, deposited in NHMW ( Fig. 2View FIGURE 2). Type locality: “Mamudly” [= Armenia, 41.187 ° N, 44.177 ° E].

= Tenthredo pallidula  Benson, 1930: 107. Unjustified replacement name for Allantus albiventris Mocsáry, 1880  .

DISCUSSION. The species belongs to the Tenthredo arcuata  group in a broader sense. The lectotype ( Fig. 2View FIGURE 2) corresponds with the placement of the taxon. Currently, five taxa are considered to be subjective synonyms of this variable Caucasian species. In Europe ( Italy: Apennines) it is represented by the subspecies T. (T.) albiventris  baldinii (Costa, 1894).