Empria candidata,

Macek, Jan & Kula, Emanuel, 2015, Revisionary study on European species of the Empria candidata complex (Hymenoptera, Symphyta, Tenthredinidae), Zootaxa 3946 (2), pp. 251-260: 253

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3946.2.7

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:99189507-B56D-4E00-BB65-E063E6E2ABE7

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039287E9-6973-FFC7-FA92-FDA878D39411

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Empria candidata
status

 

Key to the European species of the Empria candidata  complex

1. Adult: habitus in females slender (Fig. 4 b); head in dorsal view rectangular (Fig. 4 d) as wide as mesosoma; mesoscutellar fovea sharply angled (Fig. 4 e), mesoscutellum narrow (Fig. 4 e); metasoma subcylindrical (Fig. 4 b); mesepisternum with two pale, mostly separate, spots (Fig. 4g), anterior spot more or less obliterated, sometimes absent; clypeus in males with more or less extensive pale pattern (Fig. 4 c.); penis valves strongly inflexed, the posterior valviceps projection large, triangular; the valvural lobe large and distinctly separated from the posterior valviceps projection (fig. 4 f). Larva: black with obliterated pale pattern below the spiracular line, head amber yellow with extensive dark pattern (Fig. 7)............................. E. candidata 

- Adult: habitus in females stout (Fig. 5 b), head in dorsal view distinctly transverse (Fig. 5 d), narrower than mesosoma; the mesoscutellar fovea widely angled (Fig. 5 e), mesoscutellum wide (Fig. 5 e); metasoma subfusiform (Fig. 5 b); mesepisternum with pale mostly triangular spot on the posterior margin (Fig. 5 e); clypeus in males black, rarely with small pale spots at corners (Fig. 5 c); penis valves slightly inflexed; the posterior valviceps projection small, lancetoid; the valvural lobe small and attached to the posterior valviceps projection (Fig. 5 f). Larva: upper part of body (above spiracular line) dark, ventral part pale; head predominantly pale with reduced dark pattern.............................................................. E. magnicornis