Epirhyssa braconoides Porter 1978

Gómez, Isrrael C., Sääksjärvi, Ilari E., Puhakka, Liisa, Castillo, Carol & Bordera, Santiago, 2015, The Peruvian Amazonian species of Epirhyssa Cresson (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Rhyssinae), with notes on tropical species richness, Zootaxa 3937 (2), pp. 311-336: 317

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3937.2.4

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:46253C57-B237-4A7C-B110-49F79290CAE9

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FE87F5-FFA7-5270-FF06-969CFE38FAD0

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scientific name

Epirhyssa braconoides Porter 1978
status

 

Epirhyssa braconoides Porter 1978 

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Diagnosis. This species can be distinguished from all other Neotropical Epirhyssa  by the combination of the following characters: 1) fore wing with two blackish bands; 2) apex of hind wing blackish; 3) facial orbits generally white (blackish in a few specimens); and 4) base of hind coxae orange.

Distribution. Brazil; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru.

Material examined. Brazil: Male, ( BMNH) Bahia, Cepec Itabuna, F.P. Benton leg., 4.VIII. 1979.

Ecuador: Male ( USNM), Dept. Orellana, Onkone gare, 216 m., Erwin et al. leg., fogging 0° 39 ’ S, 76 ° 27 ’ W, X. 1995. Male ( USNM), Dept. Orellana, Tiputini, 250 m., Erwin et al. leg., fogging 0° 37 ’ S, 76 °08’ W, X. 1998.

Colombia: Female ( NHRS), Amazonas, PNN Amacayacu, 150 m., 3 ° 23 ’ S, 70 ° 6 ’ W, A. Parente leg., Malaise, 28.V – 11.VI. 2001. Male, ( BMNH) Vaupes, Miraflores, 31.I – 5.II. 1972, M.Cooper. B.M 1972 - 275.

Peru: Female ( ZMUT), Dept. of Madre de Dios, Los Amigos, 290 m., Isrrael Gómez leg Malaise trap, 21–28.V. 2008. Female ( ZMUT), as above but, 240 m., 24–31.VII. 2008. Female ( ZMUT): Dept. Loreto, Reserva Nacional Allpahuayo Mishana, 3 ° 58 ’ S, 73 ° 25 ’ W, 124 m., I. Gómez & Sääksjärvi leg., Net, 11–17.VII. 2011. Female ( ZMUT): Dept. Loreto, Reserva Nacional Allpahuayo-Mishana, 3 ° 58 ’ 29 ” S, 73 ° 25 ’ 46 ” W, 124 m., Sääksjärvi et al. leg., Malaise, 7–13.VIII. 2011. Female ( ZMUT). Dept. of Cusco, Amarakaeri, 12 ° 55 ’ S, 70 ° 51 ’ W, 333– 884 m., Vilchez & Castillo leg., net, IX. 2010.

Biological notes. This species is well distributed in the whole Amazon region and is recorded for the first time from Colombia and Ecuador.

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

NHRS

Swedish Museum of Natural History, Entomology Collections

ZMUT

University of Tokyo, Department of Zoology