Clistopyga isayae

Palacio, Edgard, Bordera, Santiago, Sääksjärvi, Ilari E. & Díaz, Francisco, 2018, The Neotropical species of Clistopyga (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Pimplinae). Part II: the C. isayae species group, with the description of seven new species, Zootaxa 4442 (1), pp. 101-121: 103

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4442.1.5

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scientific name

Clistopyga isayae
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Key to the species of the C. isayae  species group (Females)

1. Upper valve of ovipositor distinctly thickened apically ( Fig. 1B View Figure )... C. crassicaudata Sääksjärvi, Bordera & Palacio  sp. nov.

- Upper valve of ovipositor in lateral view uniformly wide along their length, or with the apex slightly slender ( Figs 1A View Figure , 4F View Figure , 5F View Figure , 6F View Figure , 7F View Figure , 8F View Figure )........................................................................................... 2

2(1). Metapleuron and metasomal tergites entirely black ( Figs 5D, E View Figure ). Tergite I of metasoma 1.2–1.3 × as long as posteriorly broad ( Fig. 9C View Figure ). Epicnemial carina relatively strong, its dorsal end weakly curved backward, ending slightly above level of center of pronotum.................................................................. .. C. nigriventris Palacio  sp. nov.

- Metapleuron and metasoma with variable colouration, never entirely black ( Figs 1A, B View Figure , 3C View Figure , 4D, E View Figure , 6D, E View Figure , 7D, E View Figure , 8D, E View Figure ). Tergite I of metasoma 1.4–1.6 × as long as posteriorly broad ( Figs 9B, 9D–F View Figure ). Epicnemial carina weak, its dorsal end straight, ending at or slightly below level of center of pronotum....................................................... 3

3(2). Ocular orbits entirely yellow or white ( Figs. 1A View Figure , 8A View Figure , 11E View Figure ). Mesosoma  mostly yellow or white with black or brown coloured marks. Speculum yellow or whitish ( Figs 1A View Figure , 8D View Figure )............................................................ 4

- Ocular orbits widely interrupted posteriorly ( Figs 4A View Figure , 6A View Figure , 7A View Figure , 11D View Figure ). Mesosoma  extensively reddish-brown with black or yellow marks. Speculum always reddish ( Figs 4D View Figure , 6D View Figure , 7D View Figure )...................................................... 5

4(3). Background colour of mesosoma  white ( Fig. 1A View Figure ). Clypeus 1.8–1.9 × as broad as medially long; clypeal suture slightly curved, almost straight ( Fig. 8B View Figure ). Occipital carina present dorsally ( Fig. 11E View Figure )........ C. taironae Palacio, Bordera & Díaz  sp. nov.

- Background colour of mesosoma  yellow ( Fig. 8D View Figure ). Clypeus 1.6 × as broad as medially long; clypeal suture strongly curved ( Fig. 3A View Figure ). Occipital carina absent dorsally............................... C. isayae Díaz, Bordera & Palacio  sp. nov.

5(4). Occipital carina discernible ventrally ( Fig. 11D View Figure ). Subalar prominence densely punctate (at least 24 setiferous punctures) ( Fig. 11A View Figure ). Hind wing with abscissa of Cu 1 curved ( Fig. 7H View Figure )....................... C. splendida Palacio & Bordera  sp. nov.

- Occipital carina completely absent ventrally. Subalar prominence sparsely punctate (at most about 17–18 setiferous punctures) ( Figs 11B, C View Figure ). Hind wing with abscissa of Cu 1 straight ( Figs 4H View Figure , 6H View Figure )........................................... 6

6(5). Mesopleuron and metapleuron entirely red. Mesoscutum with fine and sparse setiferous punctures ( Fig. 4D View Figure ). Clypeus about 1.64 × as broad as medially long. Malar space about as long as basal mandibular width ( Figs 4A, B View Figure ).................................................................................................. .. C. kalima Palacio  sp. nov.

- Mesopleuron and metapleuron with extensive white areas. Mesoscutum with moderately long and sparse setiferous punctures ( Fig. 6D View Figure ). Clypeus about 1.80 × as broad as medially long. Malar space 0.76 × as long as basal mandibular width ( Figs 6A, B View Figure )............................................................................... C. panchei Palacio  sp. nov.