Aotearoazeus

Khalaim, Andrey I. & Ward, Darren F., 2018, Tersilochinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) from New Zealand. Part 1. Generic key and three new genera, Zootaxa 4425 (1), pp. 41-77: 47

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4425.1.3

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/22F11D67-6EC7-4342-A8D7-11B157EA6A30

taxon LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:act:22F11D67-6EC7-4342-A8D7-11B157EA6A30

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Plazi

scientific name

Aotearoazeus
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Key to species of Aotearoazeus 

1. Mesopleuron smooth and shining. Foveate groove deep and long, extending from anterior end to lower hind corner of mesopleuron ( Fig. 54 View Figure ). Clypeus about twice as broad as long ( Fig. 53 View Figure ). Basal keel and transverse carina of propodeum with short adjacent wrinkles ( Fig. 55 View Figure ). Ovipositor very robust, short, and strongly upcurved, its sheath 0.2–0.3× as long as hind tibia ( Fig. 57 View Figure )............................................................................... A. probles  sp. nov.

- Mesopleuron granulate, dull. Foveate groove absent or weak and short ( Figs 40 View Figure , 48 View Figure ). Clypeus wider, at least 2.4× as broad as long ( Figs 39 View Figure , 46 View Figure ). Basal keel and transverse carina of propodeum without adjacent wrinkles. Ovipositor much longer, weakly upcurved, its sheath 0.9–1.2× as long as hind tibia............................................................ 2

2. Glymma weak, situated near centre of first tergite ( Fig. 40 View Figure ). Malar space about 0.7× as long as basal mandibular width ( Fig. 38 View Figure ). Flagellum with 25–27 flagellomeres ( Fig. 38 View Figure ). Hind leg dark brown with only trochanters pale ( Fig. 42 View Figure ). Second tergite almost twice as long as anteriorly broad. Ovipositor with shallow dorsal subapical depression ( Fig. 43 View Figure ), its sheath slightly shorter than hind tibia................................................................. A. bullivantus  sp. nov.

- Glymma deep, situated in basal 0.3–0.4 of first tergite ( Fig. 49 View Figure ). Malar space 1.0–1.2× as long as basal mandibular width ( Fig. 45 View Figure ). Flagellum with 21–24 flagellomeres ( Fig. 45 View Figure ). Hind leg reddish brown with only coxa darkened ( Fig. 50 View Figure ). Second tergite 1.1–1.5× as long as anteriorly broad. Ovipositor with deep and narrow dorsal subapical notch ( Fig. 51 View Figure ), its sheath somewhat longer than hind tibia................................................................... A. coronetus  sp. nov.