Enicospilus grandiflavus Townes & Townes, 1973

Gadallah, Neveen S., Soliman, Ahmed M., Rousse, Pascal & Al Dhafer, Hathal M., 2017, The genus Enicospilus Stephens, 1835 (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Ophioninae) in Saudi Arabia, with twelve new species records and the description of five new species, European Journal of Taxonomy 365, pp. 1-69: 22-23

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2017.365

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:11B4AFCD-23A0-4170-BB02-9AD628C16925

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3852600

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A02166-FFE3-0075-FE59-FC37FEE4FDE0

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Enicospilus grandiflavus Townes & Townes, 1973
status

 

Enicospilus grandiflavus Townes & Townes, 1973  

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Enicospilus grandiflavus Townes & Townes, 1973: 177   [replacement name for grandis Morley   ]. Henicospilus grandis Morley, 1912: 41   , ♂.

Diagnosis (after Gauld & Mitchell 1978)

B 26–30; F 17–19; ML 0.3; CT 1.5–1.7; OOL 0.1; POL 0.5; FI 0.65–0.7; Fl1–2 1.6–2.1; Fl20 1.3–1.5; AI 0.65–0.9; ICI 0.85–0.9; CI 0.22; SDI 1.1–1.2; NI 1.4.

Body predominately light yellow, metasoma darkened dorsally and apically; pterostigma and sclerites light yellow, wing venation black, tip of mandible black; mandible slightly twisted, with upper tooth about 2.0 × as long as lower tooth; clypeus flat in profile, with straight to truncate free margin; face subquadrate, 1.1–1.4 × as high as wide; antenna with 54–60 flagellomeres; mesopleuron closely punctate to puncto-striate, metapleuron coarsely transversely rugose; basal transverse carina of propodeum distinct, anterior area of propodeum finely rugose, posterior area coarsely and concentrically striate; proximal sclerite obtusely angled without distal extension, central sclerite totally absent; hind wing with distal 7–8 hamuli on R1; fore tibia sparsely spinose; claws with black, regular and equal-sized comb of teeth, slightly shorter than claw length, shortened near base.

Material examined

SAUDI ARABIA: 1 ♂, Raydah (Asir), light trap, on Cactus   , 11 Dec. 2014, leg.? ( EFC); 1 ♀, Raydah (Asir), light trap (House), 5 Sep. 2015, leg. Al Dhafer et al. ( EFC); 1 ♂, Shada Al Ala (Al Baha), light trap (House), 3 Jun. 2014, leg. Al Dhafer et al. ( EFC); 1 ♀, Shada Al Ala (Al Baha), light trap 4, 3 Jun. 2014, leg. Al Dhafer et al. ( EFC); 1 ♂, 1 ♀, Raydah (Asir), light trap (House), 8 Nov. 2015, leg. Al Dhafer et al. ( EFC); 2 ♂♂, Shada Al Ala (Al Baha), sweep net on Acacia   , 15 Nov. 2014, leg. Al Dhafer et al. ( KSMA); 1 ♂, Shada Al Ala (Al Baha), light trap 4, 21 Apr. 2014, leg. Al Dhafer et al. ( KSMA); 2 ♂♂, Shada Al Ala (Al Baha), light trap (House), 15 Nov. 2015, leg. Al Dhafer et al. ( KSMA); 2 ♀♀, 1 ♂, Raydah (Asir), light trap 9, 17−18 Nov. 2015, leg. Al Dhafer et al. ( KSMA).

BOLD Identification Number

AAI5204.

Distribution

Madagascar,South EastAfrica( Gauld&Mitchell 1978), Réunion,SouthAfrica( Rousse&Villemant2012; Rousse & van Noort 2014), Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe ( Yu et al. 2012); Saudi Arabia (new record).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Ichneumonidae

Genus

Enicospilus

Loc

Enicospilus grandiflavus Townes & Townes, 1973

Gadallah, Neveen S., Soliman, Ahmed M., Rousse, Pascal & Al Dhafer, Hathal M. 2017
2017
Loc

Enicospilus grandiflavus

Townes H. K. & Townes M. 1973: 177
Morley C. 1912: 41
1973