Dissomphalus politus Ashmead, 1894

Azevedo, Celso O., 2017, Review of Dissomphalus Ashmead (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae) from Panama, with key to the Central American species, Zootaxa 4335 (1), pp. 1-72: 53

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4335.1.1

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Dissomphalus politus Ashmead, 1894
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Dissomphalus politus Ashmead, 1894 

Dissomphalus politus Ashmead, 1894: 193  , 195 (♂ holotype from Saint Vicent). Dalla Torre 1898: 558, Kieffer 1908: 36, 1914b: 496, 501, Evans, 1964: 46, Gordh & Móczár 1990: 225, Azevedo 1999b: 54, 1999b: 927; Azevedo, 2003: 20, 71.

Diagnosis. Mandible tetradentate. Clypeus tridentate. Tergal process with pair of very shallow depressions, with minute tubercle with setae on top, outer margin of depression with group of thick setae. Hypopygium with posterior margin concave. Genitalia: paramere wide basally, narrowing to the rounded apex in lateral view, with strong setae above; aedeagal ventral ramus higher than aedeagal dorsal body, with three long and conspicuous apical horns; aedeagal dorsal body wide, with two pairs of apical lobes; outer pair stout and membranous; inner pair laminar, vertical with apex bidentate and directed downward.

Remarks. This species is known to Saint Vicent ( Azevedo 2003). Now it is recorded for the first time from Panama. Some variations are worth to mention: head, mesosoma and metasoma light castaneous; median clypeal carina inconspicuous; median clypeal tooth angulate; anterior margin of pronotal disc slightly coarse; tergal process with tubercle, thick setae on pit and in outer margin of depression; aedeagal ventral ramus shorter than aedeagal dorsal body.

Material examined. Lectotype male: S[AIN]T VICENT, W[est] I[ndies]: 1000 feet, H. H. Smith col ( USNMAbout USNM, #2497). PANAMA, Veraguas  : 10♂, P[arque] N[acional] Coiba, Isla Coibita, [07º28'09"N, 81º45'24"W], 6–11 mar 1998 (1♂), 29 jul. 4 ag 1998, (3♂), Cerro la Equis , 120 m (1♂), Playa Blanca-Cativales 31 jul –6 ago 1998 (3♂), Est [ación] Biologica Coiba, 5–6 ag 1998 (2♂), Malaise, R. Cambra, A. Santos [col.] ( MIUP); DariénGoogleMaps  : 1♂, Est [ación] I[nstituto] N[acional de] Re [cusos] Na [turales] Re [novables], P[arque] Nac [ional] Darién, [07°51'26.3"N, 77°28'12.7"W], 5–28 feb 1993, Malaise, R. Cambra [col.] ( MIUP)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, Cana 7º45' N, 77º 41 W, 3– 7.vi. 96, 550m, J. Ashe, R. Brooks. (UFES).

Distribution ( Fig. 240View FIGURES 234 – 243). Panama and Saint Vicent.

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Bethylidae

Genus

Dissomphalus

Loc

Dissomphalus politus Ashmead, 1894

Azevedo, Celso O. 2017
2017
Loc

Dissomphalus politus

Azevedo 2003: 20
Azevedo 1999: 54
Gordh 1990: 225
Evans 1964: 46
Kieffer 1908: 36
Dalla 1898: 558
Ashmead 1894: 193
1898