Bocchus bini Olmi, 1984,

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 263-266

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Bocchus bini Olmi, 1984
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1. Bocchus bini Olmi, 1984 

( Figs 101AView FIGURE 101, 102View FIGURE 102 A, BView FIGURE 102)

Bocchus bini Olmi 1984: 629  ; 1990b: 404; 1998a: 54; Olmi & van Harten 2006: 326; Olmi 2006: 40; Azevedo et al. 2010: 886; Olmi et al. 2015: 353; 2016: 71.

Description. ♀. Fully winged; body length 3.1–4.1 mm. Head completely reddish or black, except mandible and occasionally also clypeus testaceous; occasionally head black, except region between ocelli and occipital carina reddish; antenna completely testaceous, or brown, except scape and pedicel or also flagellomere 1 testaceous; mesosoma completely reddish, occasionally with metapectal-propodeal disc and propodeal declivity completely or partly black; metasoma black; legs testaceous. Head dull, setose, completely reticulate rugose; occasionally head granulate on sides of frontal line; occipital carina complete; ocellar triangle equilateral. Pronotum setose. Mesoscutum, mesoscutellum and metanotum dull, reticulate rugose. Notauli complete, posteriorly separated; in paratype with head reddish (in MOLC) notauli almost invisible. Metapectal-propodeal disc reticulate rugose; propodeal declivity with two longitudinal keels. Forewing with two dark transverse bands; pterostigma short and narrow. Protarsomeres 1–4 in following proportions: 13:2:2:8. Enlarged claw ( Fig. 101AView FIGURE 101) with one row of five-six teeth and one bristle. Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 101AView FIGURE 101) with one preapical lamella and two bristles. Tibial spurs 1/1/1.

♂. Fully   GoogleMaps winged; body length 2.0–3.0 mm (2.0– 2.6 mm in African   GoogleMaps specimens; 2.9–3.0 mm in specimens from Ye- men). Head   GoogleMaps black, except mandible testaceous; antenna brown; mesosoma black; metasoma brown; legs brown, except tarsi and protibia testaceous. Antenna   GoogleMaps filiform; antennomeres in following proportions: 13:7:8:8:8:9:8:8:8:10.5. Head   GoogleMaps swollen, dull, granulate and reticulate rugose; frontal line complete; occipital carina complete. Head   GoogleMaps of specimen from Uganda, Kichwamba   GoogleMaps, with POL = 6; OL = 3; OOL = 8; OPL = 5; TL = 2.5; head of specimen from Yemen, 12 km NW Manakhah, with POL = 6; OL = 3.5; OOL = 7.5; OPL = 8; TL = 7; head of specimen from Madagascar, 20°02.42’S 44°39.44’E, with POL = 3; OL = 3; OOL = 7; OPL = 7; TL = 4. Mesoscutum   GoogleMaps, mesoscutellum and metanotum dull, completely granulate and reticulate rugose; occasionally mesoscutellum partly granulate. Notauli   GoogleMaps complete and posteriorly separated; in some specimens from Madagascar mesoscutum with slight hardly visible tracks of notauli. In   GoogleMaps specimens from Uganda, Kichwamba   GoogleMaps, minimum distance between notauli longer than greatest breadth of lateral ocelli (8:3); in specimens from Yemen, 12 km NW Manakhah, minimum distance between notauli as long as temple: 7:7. Metapectal-propodeal   GoogleMaps disc reticulate rugose, with strong transverse posterior keel, dull, reticulate rugose; propodeal declivity dull, with two complete longitudinal keels (occasionally hardly visible); in specimens from Uganda, Kichwamba   GoogleMaps, and Tanzania, Kikolo Plot   GoogleMaps, propodeal declivity with median and lateral areas completely reticulate rugose; in specimens from Yemen, 12 km NW Manakhah, and from Tanzania, Mkomazi Game Reserve   GoogleMaps, propodeal declivity with median area partly shiny and unsculptured. In   GoogleMaps specimen from Kenya, 2.07836°S 38.22517°E, propodeal declivity with two incomplete longitudinal keels. Forewing   GoogleMaps hyaline, without dark transverse bands; distal part of 2r-rs& Rs   GoogleMaps vein shorter than proximal part (10: 12 in specimens from Uganda, Kichwamba   GoogleMaps; 7: 12 in specimens from Yemen, 12 km NW Manakhah); 2R1 cell open. In   GoogleMaps specimen from Madagascar, 25°00.40’S 46°18.20’E, apex of basivolsella broadened and with subdistal inner pointed apophysis ( Fig. 102AView FIGURE 102); in specimen from Uganda, Kichwamba, apex of basivolsella not broadened ( Fig. 102BView FIGURE 102). Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

Material examined. Types: ♀ holotype: SOMALIA: Lower Shebelle, Afgooye (= Afgoi ), 1–15.II.1977, MT, N. Bin leg. ( AMNH).  Paratypes: GHANA: Kumasi, Kwadaso, 28.III.1977, CIBC, Scheibelreiter leg., 1♀ (with black head) ( AMNH). NIGERIA: Oyo State, Ibadan, 1♀ ( CNC); Ogun State, Ikenne, IX.1974, J.T. Medler leg., 1♀ ( NHMUK). SOMALIA: same locality label as holotype, 14–18.IV.1977, N. Bin leg., 1♀ ( AMNH); same locality label as holotype, 30.V–7.VI.1978, G. Fiori leg., 1♀ ( AMNH). Other material: BOTSWANA: Smiti Grassland, 19–26.IX.1975, A.R. Smith leg., 1♂ ( NHMUK). KENYA: Coast Prov., Boni Forest area, near Bodhei Village, 1.85602°S 40.69880°E, 31 m, 6–18.VI.2013, 2 m Mt, mixed grass- and woodland, J. Bukhebi & R. Copeland leg., 1♂ ( MOLC); Eastern Prov., Kasaala area, 2.07836°S 38.22517°E, 733 m, 8–22.I.2015, MT, just inside isolated woodland patch, R. Copeland leg., 2♂♂ ( NMK); Nairobi Prov., ICIPE Campus, Kasarani, 1.22317°S 36.89653°E, 1600 m, 8–15.IV.2014, MT, near stream, meadow in degraded shrub-/grassland, R. Copeland leg., 1♂ ( NMK); Rift Valley Prov., Lake Nakuru National Park, 0.47203°S 36.06388°E, 1908 m, 6–20.I.2006, MT, mixed Olea  , Cussonia  , Vepris, R. Copeland  leg., 1♂ ( NMK); Rift Valley Prov., 15 mi. E Talec River, near Mara Game Ref., 11.VIII.1984, D.E. Russell leg., 1♂ ( DEUCD). MADAGASCAR: Antsiranana, Montagne d’Ambre National Park, 12°31.13’S 49°10.45’E, 1125 m, 14–30.V.2001, MT, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-01-01D-11, 1♂ ( MOLC); Antsiranana, Diana Re- gion, Orangea dry forest, Ramena, Baie de dune, 900 m E of Camp Minier, 26.I–2.II.2007, 12°13.97’S 49°21.99’E, M. Irwin, R.Harin’Hala leg., MT, dry forest, elev. 152 m, MG-62-07, 2♂♂ ( CAS, MOLC); same locality label, 1–8.VI.2011, MG-62-25, 2♂♂ ( MOLC); Antsiranana, SAVA Region, Vohemar District, Antsahabelela rain for- est, 9 km SW Daraina, Binara, 13°15.03’S 49°37.00’E, 182 m, 17–24.XI.2010, MT, in humid forest, M. Irwin, R. Harin’Hala leg., MG-58-07, 4♂♂ (2 in CAS, 2 in MOLC); Antsiranana, SAVA Region, Vohemar District, An- dranotsimaty dry forest, 9 km NE Daraina, 13°10.17’S 49°42.04’E, 90 m, 14–21.XI.2010, MT, dry dense forest, M. Irwin, R. Harin’Hala leg., MG-57-07, 1♂ ( CAS); same locality label, 19–26.XII.2010, MG-57-12, 2♂♂ ( CAS, MOLC); same locality label, 14–21.II.2011, MG-57-19, 1♂ ( CAS); same locality label, 11-18.IV.2011, MG- 57-27, 1♂ ( CAS); Antsiranana, SAVA Region, Vohemar District, Andranotsimaty dry forest, 9 km NE Daraina, 13°10.17’S 49°42.04’E, 90 m, 19–26.XII.2010, MT, dry dense forest, M. Irwin, R. Harin’Hala leg., MG-57-12, 1♂ ( CAS); same locality label, 4–10.X.2010, MG-57-01, 2♂♂ ( CAS); same locality label, 11-18.IV.2011, MG- 57-27, 2♂♂ ( CAS, MOLC); Fianarantsoa, Ananalava Forest, 29.6 km 280° W Ranohira, 22°35.30’S 45°07.42’E, 700 m, 1–5.II.2003, MT, tropical dry forest, Fisher, Griswold et al. leg., BLF7383, 1♂ ( CAS); Fianarantsoa, Isalo National Park, Sahanafa River, 29.2 km 351° N Ranohira, 22°18.48’S 45°17.30’E, 500 m, 10–13.II.2003, MT, gallery forest, BLF7653, Fisher, Griswold et al. leg., 1♂ ( CAS); Mahajanga, Bemarivo Special Reserve, 23.8 km 223° SW Besalampy, 16°55.30’S 44°22.06’E, 19–23.XI.2002, 30 m, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), tropical dry forest, Fisher, Griswold et al. leg., BLF6693, 3♂♂ (2 in CAS, 1 in MOLC); Mahajanga, Ampijoroa National Park, 160 km N of Maevatanana on RN 04, 16°19.16’S 46°48.80’E, 43 m, 17–24.VIII.2003, MT, deciduous forest, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-25-11, 2♂♂ ( CAS); Toliara, Andohahela National Park, Manantalinjo Forest, 33.6 km 63° ENE Amboasary, 7.6 km 99° E Hazofotsy, 24°49.1’S 46°36.36’E, 150 m, 12–16.I.2002, MT, spiny forest thicket, Fisher, Griswold et al. leg., BLF 4811, 1♂ ( CAS); Toliara, Kirindy Forest, 15.5 km 64° ENE Marofandilla, 20°02.42’S 44°39.44’E, 100 m, 28.XI–3.XII.2001, MT, tropical dry forest, Fisher, Griswold et al. leg., BLF 4601, 1♂ ( CAS); Toliara, Forêt de Kirindy, 15.5 km 64° ENE Marofandilia, 20°04.09’S 044°39.38’E, 14–21.XI.2007, B.L.Fisher, MT, tropical dry forest, el 30 m, BLF18285View Materials _02, 1♂ ( MOLC); Toliara, Kirindy Mite National Park, 16.3 km 127° SE Belo sur Mer, 20°47.43’S 44°08.49’E, 80 m, 6–10.XII.2001, MT, tropical dry forest, Fisher, Griswold et al. leg., BLF 4730, 4♂♂ ( CAS); Toliara, Antafoky, 23°28.43’S 44°03.51’E, 55 m, 25–28.I.2002, MT, gallery forest, Frontier Project leg., MGF003, 2♂♂ ( CAS); Toliara, Berenty Private Reserve, Malaza Forest, Man- draré River, 8.6 km 314° NW Amboasary, 25°00.28’S 46°18.22’E, 40 m, 6.II.2002, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), gallery forest, Fisher, Griswold et al. leg., BLF 5426, 1♂ ( CAS); Toliara, Berenty Special Reserve, 8 km NW Amboasary, 25°00.40’S 46°18.20’E, 85 m, 27.XII.2002 – 7.I.2003, MT, gallery forest, M. Irwin, F. Parker, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA- 02-22-11, 13♂♂ (8 in CAS, 5 in MOLC); same locality label, 25.II–7.III.2003, MA- 02-22- 17, 2♂♂ ( CAS, MOLC); same locality label, 5–15.II.2003, MA- 02-22-15, 9♂♂ (8 in CAS, 1 in MOLC); same locality label, 7–17.III.2003, MA- 02-22-18, 7♂♂ ( CAS); same locality label, 15–25.II.2003, MA- 02-22-16, 7♂♂ ( CAS); same locality label, 30.XI–7.XII.2002, MA- 02-22-07, 1♂ ( CAS); same locality label, 16–23.XI.2002, MA- 02-22-05, 3♂♂ ( CAS); same locality label, 16–27.XII.2002, MA- 02-22-10, 15♂♂ (11 in CAS, 4 in MOLC); same locality label, 26.I–5.II.2003, MA- 02-22-14, 30♂♂ ( CAS); Toliara, Berenty Special Reserve, 8 km NW Amboasary, 25°01.26’S 46°18.33’E, 35 m, 7–17.X.2004, MT, spiny forest, M. Irwin, F. Parker, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-02- 22A-28, 2♂♂ ( CAS, MOLC); Toliara, Ambohimahavelona village, 33 km NE of Tulear, 23°26.45’S 43°53.98’E, 46 m, 10–21.VIII-2009, MT, dry forest, M. Irwin, R. Harin’Hala leg., MG-50B-40, 1♂ ( MOLC). NAMIBIA: Namib/Naukluft Park, near Gobabeb, Kuiseb River, 1♀ ( SANC); Toliara, Beroboka village, 45 km NE Moron- dava, 19°58.65’S 44°39.92’E, 430 ft., 22–30.V.2008, MT, Antsarongaza gallery forest, MG-45A-24, M. Irwin, R. Harin’Hala leg., 1♂ ( CAS); same locality label, 22–30.XII.2007, MG-45A-14, 1♂ ( CAS); Toliara, Tsimanam- petsotsa National Park, Mitoho Forest, 24°02.91’S 43°45.14’E, 120 m, 24–29.X.2008, MT, dense dry forest, M. Irwin, R. Harin’Hala leg., MG-53A-01, 1♂ ( CAS). NIGERIA: East Central State, Udo FR, 11.IV.1973, J.T. Medler leg., 1♂ ( NHMUK). SOUTH AFRICA: Eastern Cape, Pearston, Plains of Camdeboo Game Reserve, 32°32.033’S 25°14.267’E, 969 m, 6.X.2010 – 18.I.2011, MT, Camdeboo Escarpment Ticket, S. van Noort leg., PCD09-ACA1- M06, 13♂♂ (11 in SAMC, 2 in MOLC); Gauteng, Pretoria District, Soutpan, 1♀ ( SANC); Limpopo, 15 km E Kla- serie, Guernsey Farm, 19–31.XII.1985, 1♀ ( CNC). TANZANIA: Mkomazi Game Reserve, Ibaya Camp, 03°58‘S 37°48‘E, 25.XII.1995 – 29.I.1996, MT, Acacia  / Commiphora  / Combretum  bushland, SAM-HYM-PO15909, S. van Noort leg., 1♂ ( SAMC); same locality label, 11.III–5.IV.1996, SAM-HYM-PO17644, 1♂ ( SAMC); same locality label, 16.V.1996, H.G. Robertson leg. from light, SAM-HYM-PO20422, 1♂ ( SAMC); Mkomazi Game Reserve, Ibaya Camp, SSE side, 03°57.91‘S 37°48.09‘E, 26.XI.1995, Sweep mk5, mixed grasses & shrubs in open Combretum  bushland, SAM-HYM-PO16701, S. van Noort leg., 1♂ ( SAMC); Mkomazi Game Reserve, Ibaya Camp, NW side, 03°57.91‘S 37°48.09‘E, 28.XI.1995, Sweep mk9, Acacia  / Commiphora  / Combretum  bushland, SAM- HYM-PO16839, S. van Noort leg., 1♂ ( SAMC); Mkomazi Game Reserve, Kikolo Plot, 04°06.72‘S 38°01.37‘E, 16.IV–2.V.1996, MT, Commiphora  woodland, SAM-HYM-PO16286, S. van Noort leg., 2♂♂ ( SAMC); same lo- cality label, 2.V.1996, Sweep, mk43, Cordia  , Solanum  shrubs & grasses in Commiphora  woodland, SAM-HYM- PO18080, S. van Noort leg., 1♂ ( SAMC). UGANDA: Ankole, Kichwamba, 23–29.IV.1968; 1♂ ( AMNH), 1♀ (♀ with black head) ( USNM). YEMEN: 12 km NW of Manakhah, 15°05’N 43°42’E, 3.VII–21.VIII.2001, MT, A. van Harten leg., 2♂♂ ( MOLC); same locality label, 15.V–24.VI.2003, N. 7770, 3♂♂ ( MOLC); same locality label, 24.VI–4.VIII.2003, N. 7915, 2♂♂ (MOLC).

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Madagascar, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen.

AMNH

USA, New York, New York, American Museum of Natural History

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

CNC

Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids, and Nematodes

NHMUK

Natural History Museum, London

NMK

National Museums of Kenya

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

SANC

Agricultural Research Council-Plant Protection Research Institute

SAMC

Iziko Museums of Cape Town

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Dryinidae

Genus

Bocchus

Loc

Bocchus bini Olmi, 1984

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

Bocchus bini

Azevedo, C. O. & Madl, M. & Olmi, M. 2010: 886
Olmi, M. & van Harten, A. 2006: 326
Olmi, M. 1998: 54
Olmi, M. 1990: 404
Olmi, M. 1984: 629