Myiocephalus Marshall, 1898

Tan, Jiangli, Achterberg, Cornelis Van, Tian, Xiaoxia & Zhang, Ruonan, 2019, Revision of Myiocephalus Marshall (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Euphorinae), with description of one new species, Zootaxa 4700 (1), pp. 117-131: 118

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4700.1.6

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Myiocephalus Marshall, 1898
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Myiocephalus Marshall, 1898 

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Loxocephalus Foerster, 1863: 252  (not Loxocephalus Eberhard, 1862  ). Type species (by monotypy): Loxocephalus longipes Foerster, 1863  [= Myiocephalus boops ( Wesmael, 1835)  ]. Unavailable name.

Myiocephalus Marshall  [in André], 1898: 218; Chen & van Achterberg 1997: 74; Belokobylskij 2000: 372. Type species (by monotypy): Microctonus boops Wesmael, 1835  .

Spilomma Morley, 1909: 211  . Type species (by monotypy): Spilomma falconivibrans Morley, 1909  [= Myiocephalus boops ( Wesmael, 1835)  ]. Synonymised with Myiocephalus Marshall  by Muesebeck (1936).

Short diagnosis. Laterope large, deep and submedially situated in slender first tergite ( Figs 7View FIGURES 3–13, 44View FIGURES 39–50); head in dorsal view strongly transverse and usually slightly concave anteriorly ( Figs 10View FIGURES 3–13, 27View FIGURES 21–30, 47View FIGURES 39–50); eyes enlarged and protruding ( Figs 26View FIGURES 21–30, 46View FIGURES 39–50); clypeus rather narrow ( Fig. 26View FIGURES 21–30); scapus normal, slightly or not enlarged and subequal to or shorter than third antennal segment ( Fig. 13View FIGURES 3–13); maxillary and labial palpi with 5 and 3 segments, respectively; vein 1-SR+M of fore wing absent ( Fig. 3View FIGURES 3–13); vein 1-R1 longer than pterostigma; vein M+CU1 largely unsclerotised; middle and hind legs elongated ( Figs 1View FIGURES 1–2, 17View FIGURES 17–20, 36View FIGURES 36–38); metasoma of ♀ strongly compressed ( Figs 17, 19, 20View FIGURES 17–20) with fifth sternite of ♀ fingerlike protruding posteriorly ( Figs 1View FIGURES 1–2, 8View FIGURES 3–13, 20View FIGURES 17–20, 37View FIGURES 36–38); hypopygium of ♀ with long setae apically ( Figs 8View FIGURES 3–13, 37View FIGURES 36–38) or hypopygium medially membranous ( Fig. 25View FIGURES 21–30).

Biology. Unknown.

Distribution. Holarctic (four species).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Braconidae

Loc

Myiocephalus Marshall, 1898

Tan, Jiangli, Achterberg, Cornelis Van, Tian, Xiaoxia & Zhang, Ruonan 2019
2019
Loc

Loxocephalus

Foerster, A. 1863: 252
Loc

Myiocephalus

Belokobylskij, S. A. 2000: 372
Chen, X. X. & van Achterberg, C. 1997: 74
Loc

Spilomma

Morley, C. 1909: 211