Epirhyssa melampyge 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: 328

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-FFB0-5267-FF06-94BFFEB3FE69

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scientific name

Epirhyssa melampyge Porter 1978
status

 

Epirhyssa melampyge Porter 1978 

Diagnosis. This species can be distinguished from all other Neotropical Epirhyssa  by the combination of the following characters: 1) occipital carina not joining hypostomal carina; 2) hind tibia prominently swollen; and 3) tergite I elongate, about 3.2 times as long as posteriorly broad; and 4) strong median tubercle on the anterior edge of the clypeus.

Distribution. Peru.

Biological notes. Only one male specimen (holotype) has been found from the Andean-Amazonian interface in southern Peru.