Afrobethylus

Ramos, Magno S. & Azevedo, Celso O., 2016, Afrobethylus Ramos & Azevedo, gen. nov., a new remarkable Afrotropical genus of Bethylinae (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae), Zootaxa 4097 (4), pp. 495-510: 496-497

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4097.4.3

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/A21487B9-1F00-FFFC-FF4D-F90DFA2BD1EA

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scientific name

Afrobethylus
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Key to species for females of Afrobethylus  (males unkown)

1. Eye glabrous ( Figs 2View FIGURE 2 B, 3 B, 4 B, 5 B, 6 B); genitalia with pp 2 vf of 2 vf long ( Figs 2View FIGURE 2 C, 3 C, 4 C, 5 C, 6 C).................. 2

- Eye with sparse pilosity ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 7 B); genitalia with pp 2 vf of 2 vf short, and wide ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 7 C)...................................................................................................... A. zulu Ramos & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

2 (1). Forewing with flexion lines forming rectangular area, when present delimited by three flexion lines ( Figs 3View FIGURE 3 A, 4 A)........ 3

- Forewing with flexion lines not forming rectangular area, when present only one longitudinal flexion line ( Figs 2View FIGURE 2 A, 4 A, 5 A) 4

3 (2). Ocelli small ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 B); median clypeal lobe rounded ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 B); sting (1 vv+ 2 vv) as long as body of genitalia ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 C); genitalia with 2 vv as long as to 1 vv ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 C)...................................... A. antemoro Ramos & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

- Ocelli large ( Fig. 6View FIGURE 6 B); median clypeal lobe angled ( Fig. 6View FIGURE 6 B); sting (1 vv+ 2 vv) longer than body of genitalia ( Fig. 6View FIGURE 6 C), genitalia

with 2 vv shorter than 1 vv ( Fig. 6View FIGURE 6 C).......................................... A. vezo Ramos & Azevedo  , sp. nov. 4 (2). Head with vertex crest convex ( Figs 2View FIGURE 2 B, 4 B); forewing with distal margin of 2 R 1 cell forming right angle ( Figs 2View FIGURE 2 A, 4 A); sting (1 vv+ 2 vv) as long as body of genitalia ( Figs 2View FIGURE 2 C, 4 C); genitalia with 2 vv as long as to 1 vv ( Figs 2View FIGURE 2 C, 4 C)............... 5

- Head with vertex crest straight ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 5 B); forewing with distal margin of 2 R 1 cell not forming right angle ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 5 C); sting (1 vv+ 2 vv) longer than body of genitalia ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 5 C); genitalia with 2 vv shorter than 1 vv ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 5 C).............................................................................................. A. swazi Ramos & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

5 (4). Median clypeal lobe angled ( Fig. 4View FIGURE 4 B); median clypeal carina present; head with area between anterior margin of eye and demarcation of median clypeal lobe almost straight ( Fig. 4View FIGURE 4 B).................... A. bapedi Ramos & Azevedo  , sp.nov.

- Median clypeal lobe rounded ( Fig. 2View FIGURE 2 B); median clypeal carina absent; area between anterior margin of eye and demarcation of median clypeal lobe clearly concave ( Fig. 2View FIGURE 2 B)........................... A. antankarana Ramos & Azevedo  , sp. nov.