Dryinus pseudoafer Olmi, 1993

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 356

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Dryinus pseudoafer Olmi, 1993


41. Dryinus pseudoafer Olmi, 1993 

( Fig. 143DView FIGURE 143)

Tridyrinus afer Olmi 1991: 280  (preoccupied by Paradryinus afer Olmi 1975  ).

Dryinus pseudoafer Olmi 1993b: 63  ; 2006: 42.

Description. ♀. Fully winged; body length 4.4 mm. Head and antenna testaceous reddish; prothorax testaceous-red- dish; rest of mesosoma black; metasoma and legs testaceous-reddish. Antenna clavate; antennomeres in following proportions: 7:7:32:14:13:10:8:7:6:8. Head dull, excavated, completely granulate; frontal line complete; occipital carina complete; occiput excavated; POL = 2; OL = 3; OOL = 11; OPL = 1; TL = 6. Pronotum dull, granulate, with slight striae on lateral regions, crossed by slight anterior transverse impression and strong posterior transverse furrow; disc humped; posterior collar long; pronotal tubercle not reaching tegula. Mesoscutum setose, dull, granulate and slightly rugose. Notauli absent. Mesoscutellum dull, granulate. Metanotum dull, reticulate rugose. Metapectal-propodeal disc dull, reticulate rugose, without transverse keels; propodeal declivity reticulate rugose, without longitudinal keels. Forewing almost completely hyaline, only with two slight dark spots; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein longer than proximal part (14:6). Protarsomeres in following proportions: 20:3:7:15:25. Enlarged claw ( Fig. 143DView FIGURE 143) with one large subdistal tooth and one row of 10 lamellae. Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 143DView FIGURE 143) with two rows of approximately 25 lamellae; apex with about 20 lamellae. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♂. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♀ holotype: SOUTH AFRICA: Limpopo, 30 km E of Nylstroom , 15.XI–17.XII.1984, H. and A. Howden leg. ( PMA)  .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. South Africa.


Provincial Museum of Alberta






Dryinus pseudoafer Olmi, 1993

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

Tridyrinus afer

Olmi, M. 1991: 280

Dryinus pseudoafer

Olmi, M. 1993: 63