Bocchus granulatus Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 273

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8D375836-CCBA-473C-836F-6ABD44B4F881

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E987E2-FEBF-2B58-FF3E-D44FFAE3FAFB

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scientific name

Bocchus granulatus Olmi, Copeland & van Noort
status

sp. nov.

7. Bocchus granulatus Olmi, Copeland & van Noort  , sp. nov.

( Figs 104View FIGURE 104 B–D, 108View FIGURE 108 A)

Diagnosis. ♂ of Bocchus  with mesoscutum completely granulate ( Fig. 104DView FIGURE 104); notauli complete and posteriorly separated; mesoscutellum finely punctate, unsculptured among punctures; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein about as long as proximal part; propodeal declivity without longitudinal keels.

Description. ♂ ( Figs 104View FIGURE 104 B–D). Fully winged; body length 2.4–2.6 mm. Head black, except mandible testa- ceous; antenna brown; mesosoma black; metasoma brown; legs brown, except articulations, tarsi and protibia testaceous. Antenna filiform; antennomere 6 more than twice as long as broad (8:2); antennomeres in following proportions: 11:6:8:8:7:8:8:8:7:11. Head dull, reticulate rugose; frontal line complete; occipital carina complete; POL = 5; OL = 3.5; OOL = 6; OPL = 3; TL = 5; greatest breadth of posterior ocellus about as long as OPL. Mesoscutum dull, completely granulate. Notauli complete and posteriorly separated; minimum distance between notauli longer than greatest breadth of posterior ocellus (8:3). Notauli of paratype hardly visible. Mesoscutellum shiny, finely punctate, unsculptured among punctures. Metanotum unsculptured, shiny. Metapectal-propodeal disc and propodeal declivity reticulate rugose, without longitudinal and transverse keels. Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein about as long as proximal part. Petiole short. Genitalia in Fig. 108AView FIGURE 108. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♀. Unknown.

Material examined. Types: ♂ holotype: SOUTH AFRICA: Northern Cape, Nieuwoudtville, Hantam National Botanical Garden, 31°24.845’S 19°09.443’E, 787 m, 27.X.2009 – 9.II.2010, MT, Nieuwoudtville Dolerite, Koppie Renosterveld, S. van Noort leg., SAM-HYM-A 022248 ( SAMC)GoogleMaps  . Paratype: SOUTH AFRICA: Western Cape, West Coast Fossil Park , 32°58.020’S 18°07.285’E, 3 km 280° E Langebaanweg, 23–30.X.2002, MT, rehabilitated mine dump, S. van Noort leg., SAM-HYM-A023974GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( SAMC)  .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. South Africa.

Etymology. The specific name granulatus  refers to the sculpture of the mesoscutum (granulate).

SAMC

Iziko Museums of Cape Town

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Dryinidae

Genus

Bocchus