Epirhyssa zaphyma 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: 332-333

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-FFB4-5260-FF06-930DFE5DFDF8

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Plazi

scientific name

Epirhyssa zaphyma Porter 1978
status

 

Epirhyssa zaphyma Porter 1978 

( Figs 2View FIGURE 2 C, 3 F, 7 B)

Diagnosis. This species can be distinguished from all other Neotropical Epirhyssa  by the combination of the following characters: 1) almost entirely fulvous; 2) tergite I long, about 2.5 –3.0 times as long as posteriorly broad; and 3) clypeus with a strong median tubercle.

Distribution. Brazil; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru.

Material examined. Brazil: Female ( INPA), Dept. of Amazonas, Manaus, Reserva Ducke, Igarape, J.M.F. Ribeiro leg., Malaise, 31.XII. 2002.

Ecuador: Male ( USNM), Dept. Orellana, Onkone gare, 216 m., Erwin et al. leg., fogging 0° 39 ’ S, 76 ° 27 ’ W, VI. 1996.

Peru: Female ( UNSM), Dept. of Cusco, Amarakaeri, 12 ° 55 ’ S, 70 ° 51 ’ W, 333– 884 m., Vilchez & Castillo leg., net, Female ( ZMUT), Dept. Loreto, Reserva Nacional Allpahuayo Mishana, 3 ° 58 ’ S, 73 ° 25 ’ W, 124 m., I. Gómez & Sääksjärvi leg., Malaise, 2.X. 2011. Female ( ZMUT), as above but, Sääksjärvi et al. leg., Malaise, H 2 (16), 21.XII. 2000. Male ( ZMUT), Dept. Loreto, Reserva Nacional Allpahuayo Mishana, 3 ° 58 ’ S, 73 ° 25 ’ W, 124 m., I. Gómez & Sääksjärvi leg., Malaise, 5–11.XII. 2011. Male ( ZMUT), Dept. of Madre de Dios, Los Amigos, 280 m., Castillo leg., Malaise, 5.III. 2006.

Biological notes. This species is well distributed in lowland Amazonia and is recorded for the first time from Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.

INPA

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

UNSM

University of Nebraska State Museum

ZMUT

University of Tokyo, Department of Zoology