Nanium oriasi Gauld, 1997

Reshchikov, Alexey, Sääksjärvi, Ilari E. & Pollet, Marc, 2018, Review of the New World genus Nanium Townes, 1967 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Ctenopelmatinae), with two new species from the Neotropical region, European Journal of Taxonomy 459, pp. 1-18: 16

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Nanium oriasi Gauld, 1997


Nanium oriasi Gauld, 1997 

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This species can be distinguished from all its congeners by the combination of the following characters:

face with inner margins of eyes parallel ( Fig. 7AView Fig. 7); mesoscutum granulate, mesopleuron not polished

ventrally; mesosoma black dorsally and yellowish ventrally ( Fig. 7CView Fig. 7); metasoma with T1 2.3 × as long as broad posteriorly ( Fig. 7BView Fig. 7).

Material examined

Holotype COSTA RICA: 1 ♀, Cartago Prov., La Cangreja , 1950 m a.s.l., Mar.–May 1992, Gauld and Hanson leg. (BMNH). 


Costa Rica (Cartago Province).