Galeopsomyia agonis Hansson, 2023

Hansson, Christer & Hanson, Paul E., 2023, HYMENOPTERA: CHALCIDOIDEA), 5 The genus Galeopsomyia Girault by Christer Hansson * & Paul E. Hanson **, Taxonomic Monographs on Neotropical Hymenoptera (Oxford, England) 3 (1), pp. 1-743 : 213-215

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Galeopsomyia agonis Hansson


Galeopsomyia agonis Hansson sp.nov.

( Figs 250, 251 View Figs 248–251 , 735 View Figs 733–741 )

Diagnosis (female). Antenna short, flagellum+pedicel 1.1× as long as width of mesoscutum, with a solid clava ( Fig. 735 View Figs 733–741 ); genal carina present; mesoscutellum ( Fig. 250 View Figs 248–251 ) with strong reticulation, meshes elongate, with a ±complete median groove that is indicated but weak, submedian grooves distinct and slightly curved; dorsellum with median carina; propodeum ( Fig. 250 View Figs 248–251 ) with strong irregular carinae and strong reticulation, callus with five setae; gaster

( Fig. 250 View Figs 248–251 ) short, 1.6× as long as wide, tergites with strong reticulation, gonoplac short with pointed tip ( Fig. 251 View Figs 248–251 ).

Female holotype: length of body 1.3mm.

Scape yellowish-brown, pedicel and flagellum brown. Head metallic bluish-green, clypeus dark brown, antennal scrobes black. Mesosoma metallic bluish-green. Legs with fore coxa black with metallic tinges, mid coxa dark brown, hind coxa metallic bluish-green; trochanters dark brown; fore and mid femora dark brown, hind femur black with metallic tinges; fore and mid tibiae yellowish-brown, hind tibia pale brown; tarsi yellowish-brown, T4 pale brown. Gaster with Gt 1 metallic bluish-green with posterior margin metallic purple, Gt 2-5 metallic purple with lateral parts metallic bluish-green, Gt 6 metallic bluish-green, Gt 7 black.

Antenna with solid clava. Face below level of antennal toruli and on scrobes with weak reticulation, clypeus smooth, frons with strong reticulation; with genal carina. Vertex with strong reticulation.

Mesoscutum with strong reticulation, meshes isodiametric on sidelobes, ±elongate on midlobe; midlobe with a weak median groove in posterior half, with eight scattered adnotaular setae. Mesoscutellum with strong reticulation, meshes elongate, with a ±complete median groove that is indicated but weak; submedian grooves distinct and slightly curved; with six setae scattered over lateral parts. Dorsellum with weak sculpture and shiny, with median carina. Propodeum with a narrow median carina; with strong irregular carinae and strong reticulation; callus with five setae. Fore and hind coxae with strong reticulation, mid coxa with weak reticulation. Fore wing with 3&4 setae on dorsal surface of submarginal vein; speculum closed; costal setal row broken.

Petiole not visible. Gaster short ovate; tergites with strong reticulation; gonoplac short with pointed tip.

Relative measurements: head length, dorsal view 16; head length, frontal view 26; POL 7; OOL 4; lateral ocellus diameter 3; head width 34; mouth width 11; malar space 8; eye length 16; scape length 11; scape width 3; pedicel+flagellum length 31; pedicel length 4.5; pedicel width, dorsal view 2.5; F1 length 4; F1 width 3; F2 length 4; F2 width 3; F3 length 4; F3 width 3; clava length 11; clava width 4; C3 length 4.5; spicule length 1.5; mesosoma length 42; mesosoma width 29; midlobe of mesoscutum length 18; mesoscutellum length 16; mesoscutellum width 16; median part of mesoscutellum width (measured medially) 6.5; median part of mesoscutellum, width in anterior part 7.5; median part of mesoscutellum, width in posterior part 7.5; lateral part of mesoscutellum, width (measured medially) 2.5; dorsellum length 2; propodeum length 5; costal cell length 18; costal cell width (measured at widest part) 1.5; marginal vein length 17; stigmal vein length 5.5; gaster length 51; gaster width 33; Gt 2 length (measured medially) 8.5; Gt 4 length (measured medially) 9.5; Gt 7 length (measured medially) 3; Gt


width (measured at base) 7.5; longest cercal seta length 11; shortest cercal seta length 4.5.

Male. Unknown.

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Costa Rica.

Material examined.

Holotype ♀ COSTA RICA, Puntarenas, Parque Nacional Corcovado, Estación Los Patos , 08°33’N 83°30’W, 200m, ii.2000, J.S. Noyes & J. A. Azofeifa ( NHMUK). GoogleMaps


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