Athalia excisa Koch, 2006

Koch, Frank, Pauly, Alain, Hora, Zewdu A. & Boevé, Jean-Luc, 2015, Sawflies of Ethiopia (Hymenoptera: Argidae, Tenthredinidae), Zootaxa 4021 (1), pp. 119-155: 133

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4021.1.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:5E93337C-8A89-4278-B9BD-D16C4255748D

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7D088788-EE54-7A69-FF5F-66035871F91D

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Plazi

scientific name

Athalia excisa Koch, 2006
status

 

Athalia excisa Koch, 2006 

( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 A –C)

Athalia excisa Koch, 2006: 305  . Locus typicus: Brit[ish] East Afrika [ Kenya], Kikuyu. Holotype: ♀. Brit. East Afrika, Kikuyu [01° 15 'S 036° 40 'E], 01.V. 1902, Felix Thomas S.V. (MFN).

Ethiopian material. Chancho, 09° 20 'N 038° 44 'E, 07.X. 2010, on Brassicaceae  , P 3422 _a (1 ♀), leg. J.-L. Boevé ( RBINS). This is the first record of A. excisa  for Ethiopia.

Distribution. Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania.

Host plant. Brassicaceae  ( Koch 2006; Opitz et al. 2012).

Remarks. The females of A. excisa  are clearly characterized by the deep excised hypopygium ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 A). The morphological differences to A. vollenhoveni  are discussed under this species.

RBINS

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Tenthredinidae

Genus

Athalia

Loc

Athalia excisa Koch, 2006

Koch, Frank, Pauly, Alain, Hora, Zewdu A. & Boevé, Jean-Luc 2015
2015
Loc

Athalia excisa

Koch 2006: 305