Gonatopus operosus Olmi, 1993,

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 529

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4630.1.1

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3511450

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Gonatopus operosus Olmi, 1993
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104. Gonatopus operosus Olmi, 1993 

( Fig. 234FView FIGURE 234)

Gonatopus opacus Olmi 1984: 1634  (preoccupied by Pseudogonatopus opacus R. Perkins 1905  ).

Gonatopus operosus Olmi 1993b: 8  ; Guglielmino & Olmi 2007: 125; Olmi et al. 2016: 84 View Cited Treatment .

Description. ♀. Apterous; body length 3.0– 6.3 mm. Head black, except mandible yellow; antenna black, except ventral side of scape yellow; mesosoma and metasoma black; legs brown-black, except tarsi testaceous. In small specimen (3.0 mm) from South Africa, Die Dam, head black, except mandible, clypeus, malar space and anterior part of frons testaceous; mesosoma black, except mesoscutum and metanotum testaceous. Antenna clavate; antennomeres in following proportions: 15:8:27:15:12:10:9:6.5:7:11. Head excavated, dull, granulate; frontal line complete; occipital carina absent; temple distinct; POL = 3; OL = 1.5; OOL = 10.5. Palpal formula 6/3. Pronotum dull, granulate, crossed by strong transverse impression. Mesoscutum dull, granulate, with some longitudinal keels or completely granulate, with two lateral pointed apophyses. Mesoscutellum sloping anteriorly, dull, granulate. Metanotum not transversely striate, with sides rounded, excavated behind mesoscutellum. Metapectal-propodeal disc dull, granulate; propodeal declivity with lateral regions transversely striate and median region granulate and not striate. In specimen from South Africa, Die Dam, propodeal declivity completely transversely striate. Mesopleuron and metapleuron transversely striate. In specimen from Uganda, 01°45’N 31°35’E, mesopleuron and metapleuron granulate and not transversely striate. Meso-metapleural suture distinct and complete. Protarsomere 1 of holotype slightly longer than 4 (20:19). Enlarged claw ( Fig. 234FView FIGURE 234) with one small subapical tooth and two bristles (or two peg-like setae and one bristle). Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 234FView FIGURE 234) with two rows of 1–3 (proximal) + 20–23 lamellae; apex with about 12–16 lamellae. Tibial spurs 1/0/1.

♂. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♀ holotype: UGANDA: Kyagur , XI.1938, T.H.C. Taylor leg. ( NHMUK). Oth- er material: CAMEROON: 6 mi. S Kumba, 180 m  , 1♀ ( AMNH). SOUTH AFRICA: Western Cape, Die Dam , 24.II.2006, M. Olmi reared ex Caffrolix cyclopia (Cogan)    , 1♀ ( MOLC). UGANDA: Masindi District, Budongo Forest near Sonso , 01°45’N 31°35’E, VI.1995, Th. Wagner leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( CNC)  .

Hosts. Cicadellidae ( Guglielmino et al. 2013)  : in South Africa: Caffrolix cyclopia (Cogan)  .

Distribution. Cameroon, South Africa.

NHMUK

Natural History Museum, London

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

CNC

Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids, and Nematodes

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Alismatales

Family

Araceae

Genus

Gonatopus

Loc

Gonatopus operosus Olmi, 1993

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van 2019
2019
Loc

Gonatopus opacus

Olmi, M. 1984: 1634
Loc

Gonatopus operosus Olmi 1993b: 8

Olmi, M. & van Noort, S. & Guglielmino, A. 2016: 84
Guglielmino, A. & Olmi, M. 2007: 125
Olmi, M. 1993: 8