Epirhyssa lygra 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: 327

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-FFB1-5266-FF06-9272FAF3F8C9

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Plazi

scientific name

Epirhyssa lygra Porter 1978
status

 

Epirhyssa lygra Porter 1978 

Diagnosis. This species can be distinguished from all other Neotropical Epirhyssa  by the combination of the following characters: 1) occipital carina joining hypostomal carina; 2) tergite I elongate, about 2.7 times as long as posteriorly broad; 3) propodeum smooth and polished, with median longitudinal depression; and 4) submetapleural carina sharp throughout.

Distribution. Peru.

Biological notes. Only one specimen (holotype) is known to occur in Central Peruvian Amazonia.