Glyptapanteles antsirabensis (Granger, 1949)

Rousse, Pascal & Gupta, Ankita, 2013, Microgastrinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) of Reunion Island: a catalogue of the local species, including 18 new taxa and a key to species, Zootaxa 3616 (6), pp. 501-547: 533

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Glyptapanteles antsirabensis (Granger, 1949)

comb. nov.

Glyptapanteles antsirabensis (Granger, 1949)  comb. nov.

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Apanteles antsirabensis Granger, 1949: 246  .

Diagnosis. Propodeum deeply and densely punctate, without any carination. Hind coxa black.

Description. cf. Granger, 1949: 246 for details.

Material examined. HOLOTYPE Ƥ (MNHN) Verbatim label data: Madagascar Antsirabé, II. 38, A. Seyrig. Other material ( Reunion) 2 Ƥ Ste Rose / Plateau des Basaltes, alt. 2400m, VI. 2011, leg. T. Ramage; 1 Ƥ 13 Ste Suzanne / Forêt Dugain, alt. 820m, II. 2011, leg. Cirad.

Distribution records. Madagascar. Reunion (new record).

Comments. The shape of the tergum 1 of the holotype of A. antsirabensis Granger  (Fig. d) justifies its placement in the genus Glyptapanteles  . The two individuals collected at high altitude (2400m) are distinctly darker than Granger’s type.