Dissomphalus bicavatus

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: 22

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Dissomphalus bicavatus


bicavatus  species-group

Diagnosis. Male. Mandible bidentate. Pronotal disc usually with texture and punctures as frons. Mesoscutum and scutellum with texture weaker, punctures smaller than those of frons. Metasoma with pair of lateral and anterior depression, large usually more than 0.5 × median length of tergite II. Hypopygeal median stalk slender. Female. Mandible tetradentate. Clypeus tridentate. Metapectal propodeal disc with sides nearly parallel.

Remarks. It has 34 species: D. abruptus Azevedo  , D. alticarinatus Azevedo  , D. archeatus Azevedo  , D. basivolsellus Azevedo  , D. bivolsellus Azevedo  , D. curvilongus Azevedo  , D. elongatus Azevedo  , D. falciformes Azevedo  , D. flagellatus Azevedo  , D. geniculatus  , D. gladius Azevedo  , D. intradentatus  , D. largimanus Azevedo  , D. latus Azevedo  , D. lobisserratus Azevedo  , D. longimerus Azevedo  , D. longipilosus Azevedo  , D. mantoides Azevedo  , D. megadentatus Azevedo  , D. microdentatus Azevedo  , D. octavus Azevedo  , D. pedipalpoides Azevedo  , D. piscicercus  , D. rectangularis Azevedo  , D. retorcerens Azevedo  , D. sinuatus Azevedo  , D. spiculus Azevedo  , D. strepsus  , D. subtriangularis Azevedo  , D. tetracerutus Azevedo  , D. tetralobatus Azevedo  , D. trogon Azevedo  , D. tropoides Azevedo  , D. falcatus Evans  and D. bicavatus Evans. 

Distribution. Ranging from South of Mexico to Southeastern Brazil (São Paulo).