Orientopius Fischer, 1966

Achterberg, Cornelis van, Gumez, Jean-Luc, Martinez, Michel & Rasplus, Jean-Yves, 2012, Orientopius Fischer (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Opiinae) new for Europe, with first notes on its biology and description of a new species, Journal of Hymenoptera Research 28, pp. 123-134: 125

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scientific name

Orientopius Fischer, 1966
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Orientopius Fischer, 1966  Figs 133

Type species.

Orientopius curiosigaster  Fischer, 1966 (original designation).

Diagnosis.

Clypeus truncate medio-ventrally (Figs 6, 20); labrum exposed (Figs 20, 22); occipital carina present latero-dorsally and weakly or not protruding in lateral view (Figs 2, 13, 23); head comparatively long in anterior view (Figs 6, 20) and malar space longer than basal width of mandible (Figs 13, 22); malar suture complete and distinctly impressed (Figs 6, 22); inner sides of antennal sockets normal, not protruding (Fig. 10); around base of middle coxa no circular carina; medio-posterior depression of mesoscutum present (Figs 7, 16, 33); notauli absent posteriorly or as row of punctures (Figs 7, 16, 33); postpectal carina variable, usually partly present medio-ventrally; vein 3-SR of fore wing about as long as vein 2-SR (Figs 3, 15, 32); metasoma with carapace (Figs 1, 2, 18, 32, 33), but less developed in males (Figs 13, 14); second tergite sculptured and distinctly longer than third tergite (Figs 1, 2, 14, 18, 32, 33); dorsal carinae of first tergite variable, separated basally (Fig. 14) or medially united in a median carina (Fig. 18); second metasomal suture distinctly crenulate (Figs 14, 18); third tergite of female with a sharp lateral crease (Figs 1, 2, 32).

Notes.

Orientopius  Fischer, 1966, is closely related to Coleopius  Fischer, 1964; both have the female metasomal carapace covering the fourth and following tergites, the second metasomal tergite distinctly (1.3-1.9 times) longer than the third tergite, the third tergite with a sharp lateral crease and the second submarginal cell of the fore wing short. They can be separated as follows: