Heterospilus kellieae Marsh

Marsh, Paul M., Wild, Alexander L. & Whitfield, James B., 2013, The Doryctinae (Braconidae) of Costa Rica: genera and species of the tribe Heterospilini, ZooKeys 347, pp. 1-474: 243-244

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scientific name

Heterospilus kellieae Marsh
status

sp. n.

Heterospilus kellieae Marsh  sp. n. Figure 164

Female.

Body size: 2.5-3.0 mm. Color: body dark brown; scape yellow with lateral longitudinal brown stripe, flagellum brown with apical white annulus, apical 3-5 flagellomeres brown; wing veins including stigma brown; legs yellow. Head: vertex granulate; frons granulate; face granulate; temple in dorsal view narrow, sloping behind eye, width less than 1/2 eye width; malar space greater than 1/4 eye height; ocell-ocular distance about 2.5 times diameter of later ocellus; 20-23 flagellomeres. Mesosoma: mesoscutal lobes granulate; notauli weakly scrobiculate or smooth, meeting at scutellum in small costate or rarely smooth area; scutellum granulate; prescutellar furrow with 5 cross carinae; mesopleuron granulate; precoxal sulcus weakly scrobiculate or smooth, shorter than mesopleuron; venter granulate; propodeum with basal median areas margined, granulate, basal median carina absent, areola not distinct, areolar area rugose, lateral areas mostly rugose with small granulate area at base, propodeum usually with weak but distinct tubercle above hind coxa. Wings: fore wing vein r shorter than vein 3RSa, vein 1cu-a beyond vein 1M; hind wing vein SC+R absent, vein M+CU shorter than vein 1M. Metasoma: first tergum longitudinally costate-granulate, length equal to or slightly greater than apical width; second tergum longitudinally costate-granulate; anterior transverse groove present, straight; posterior transverse groove present and wide; third tergum entirely granulate except for costate transverse groove; terga 4-7 granulate; ovipositor slightly shorter than metasomal tergum 1.

Holotype female.

Top label (white, printed) - Costa Rica: Puntarenas, [;] R.F. Golfo Dulce, 5km. [;] W. Piedras Blancas, 100m [;] xi-xii.1991, P. Hanson [;] Malaise nr. second growth; second label (red, partially printed and hand written) - HOLOTYPE [;] Heterospilus [;] kellieae [;] P. Marsh. Deposited in ESUW.

Paratypes.

12 ♀♀, Costa Rica: Puntarenas [;] Golfo Dulce, 24km W. [;] Piedras Blancas, 200m [;] ii.1993, xii.1993 and iv.1993, Paul Hanson (ESUW). 3 ♀♀, COSTA RICA: Puntarenas [;] R.F. Golfo Dulce, [;] 24km W. Piedras Blancas, [;] 200m [;] Feb. 1992, Paul Hanson (ESUW). 12 ♀♀, COSTA RICA: [;] Puntar. Golfo Dulce [;] 24km W Piedras Blancas [;] 200m, vi-viii 1989 [;] Hanson (ESUW). 6 ♀♀, Costa Rica: Puntarenas [;] R.F. Golfo Dulce, 24km. W [;] Piedras Blancas, 200m [;] III.1993, P. Hanson (ESUW). 3 ♀♀, COSTA RICA: Puntar [;] Golfo Dulce 24km W [;] Piedras Blancas [;] 200m, vii-ix 1990 [;] Col. Paul Hanson (ESUW). 1 ♀, Costa Rica: Puntarenas [;] R.F. Golf Dulce, 24km. [;] W. Piedras Blancas, 200m [;] I.1993, P. Hanson (ESUW). 5 ♀♀, COSTA RICA: Puntar [;] Golfo Dulce, 10km W [;] Piedras Blancas, 100m [;] VI-VIII 1989, Hanson (ESUW). 9 ♀♀, Costa Rica: Puntarenas [;] R.F. Golfo Dulce, 5km. W. [;] Piedras Blancas, 100m [;] VI-VII-1993, I-1993, VIII-IX-1993 and IV-V-1993, P. Hanson (ESUW). 1 ♀, Costa Rica: Puntarenas [;] Res. Forestal Golfo Dulce [;] 24km. W. Piedras Blancas, 200m [;] xi.1990, P. Hanson [;] Malaise, primary forest (ESUW). 15 ♀♀, COSTA RICA: Puntarenas [;] Rd. to Rincon, 24km W. [;] Pan-Amer. Hwy, 200m [;] III-V 1989, Hanson & Gauld (ESUW). 2 ♀♀, COSTA RICA: Puntarenas [;] Rd. to Rincon, 10km W. [;] of Pan-Amer. Hwy, 100m [;] III-V 1989, Hanson & Gauld (ESUW). 2 ♀♀, COSTA RICA: Puntarenas [;] Rd. to Rincon, 24km W. [;] of Pan-Amer. Hwy, 200m [;] II-III 1989, Hanson & Gauld (ESUW). 1 ♀, Costa Rica: Puntarenas [;] R.F. Golfo Dulce, [;] 3km SW. Rincon, 10m, [;] vi.1991, Paul Hanson (ESUW). 1 ♀, COSTA RICA: Puntarenas [;] Reserva Forestal Golfo Dulce [;] 3km SW of Rincon, 10m [;] Mar-April 1992 and November 1992, P. Hanson [;] primary forest, Malaise trap (ESUW). 2 ♀♀, Costa Rica: Puntarenas [;] Res. Forestal Golfo Dulce [;] 3km. SW Rincon, 10m [;] xii.1992, P. Hanson [;] Malaise, primary forest (ESUW). 1 ♀, COSTA RICA: Puntar [;] Golfo Dulce 3km SW [;] Rincon [;] 10m, iii-v 1989 [;] Col. Paul Hanson (ESUW). 1 ♀, Costa Rica: Puntarenas [;] R.F. Golfo Dulce [;] 3km. SW. Rincon, 10m [;] Oct. 1991, Paul Hanson (ESUW). 2 ♀♀, Costa Rica: Puntarenas [;] R.F.Golfo Dulce, 3km [;] SW Rincon, 10m [;] Malaise-primary forest [;] viii.1991, P. Hanson (ESUW). 1 ♀, COSTA RICA: Puntarenas [;] Reserva Forestal Golfo Dulce [;] 3km south-west of Rincon [;] 10m, July 1991, P. Hanson [;] primary forest, Malaise trap (ESUW). 6 ♀♀, Costa Rica: Puntarenas [;] San Vito, Las Cruces [;] Wilson Botanical Gardens [;] 18-22.iii.1990, 1150m [;] J.S. Noyes (ESUW). 1 ♀, Costa Rica: Puntarenas, ACO [;] Golfito, PN Corcovado [;] Est. Agujas, Quebraditas [;] 640m, 15. ix– 15.x.1999 [;] J. Azofeifa, Malaise, #53492 [;] L.S. 275200-520100 (ESUW). 1 ♀, Costa Rica: Puntarenas, ACO [;] Golfito, R.F. Golfo Dulce [;] Est. Agujas, 250-350m [;] 1-11.xi.1991, J. Azofeifa [;] Red de Golpe #54023 [;] L.S. 2767500-526550 (ESUW). 1 ♀, Costa Rica: Puntarenas, ACO [;] Golfito, Est. Agujas, 250-350m [;] Res. Ftal. Golfo Dulce, Amarilla [;] 3-24.vii.1999, J. Azofeifa [;] L.S.276750-526550 #52839 (ESUW). 1 ♀, top label - Costa Rica: Puntarenas [;] ACO, R.F. Golfo Dulce [;] Golfito, Estacion Agujas [;] La Bonanza, 495m; second label - 15 Sept.-15 Oct. 1999 [;] J. Azofeifa, Malaise trap [;] L.S. 276000-526550 [;] #53487 (ESUW). 1 ♀, Costa Rica, Puntarenas [;] San Vito, 1200m, café [;] III-IV-1996, P. Hanson (ESUW). 1 ♀, Costa Rica: San Jose [;] Ciudad Colon [;] 800m, iv-v 1990 [;] Col. Luis Fournier (ESUW). 2 ♀♀, Costa Rica: Heredia [;] Est. Biol. La Selva [;] 50-150m, 10.26 N [;] 84.01 W, Aug.1992 (ESUW). 1 ♀, COSTA RICA-Heredia Prov. [;] La Selva Biological Station [;] 10°26'N, 84°01'W, 100m [;] Malaise trap 01, #304 [;] 3.1.1994 [;] Project ALAS (M.01.304) (ESUW). 1 ♀, COSTA RICA, Heredia [;] Chilamate, 75m [;] VII-VIII/1989 [;] col. Paul Hanson (ESUW). 1 ♀, COSTA RICA: [;] Heredia, Chilamate [;] 75m, iv-vi 1990 [;] Hanson & Godoy (ESUW). 14 ♀♀, COSTA RICA: Limon [;] 16km W. Guapiles [;] 400m, III-V 1990, I-III 1990, III 1989, II 1989 and April 1989 [;] col. Paul Hanson (ESUW). 1 ♀, COSTA RICA, Limon [;] sur de Iriquois [;] 300m, 22/V/1987 [;] Col. Paul Hanson (ESUW). 1 ♀, COSTA RICA, Alajuela [;] Jabillos, 100m [;] 24/III/1989 [;] col. Paul Hanson (ESUW). 1 ♀, Costa Rica: Alajuela [;] 5km. W San Ramon [;] 1200m, November 1996 [;] O. Castro & P. Hanson (ESUW). 1 ♀, Costa Rica, Alajuela [;] Estac. Biol. San Ramon [;] 900m, X-XII-1995 [;] P. Hanson (ESUW). 1 ♀, Costa Rica: Alajuela [;] San Carlos, R.F. Arenal [;] Send Pilon, 600m, Malaise [;] 9. ix– 1.x.1999, G. Carballo [;] L.N. 269100-467900 #53937 (ESUW). 1 ♀, top label - Costa Rica: Guanacaste [;] Santa Rosa Natl. Park [;] 300m, ex Malaise trap [;] Site #: H-1-O [;] Dates: 18. x– 8.xi.1986 [;] I.D. Gauld & D. Janzen; second label - [H] open regenerating [;] woodland <10 years old [;] [O] in clearing, fully [;] isolated part of day (ESUW). 1 ♀, - Costa Rica: Guanacaste [;] Santa Rosa Natl. Park [;] 300m, ex Malaise trap [;] Site #: blank [;] Dates: 16. xi– 7.xii.1985 [;] I.D. Gauld & D. Janzen; second label - [BH] Bosque Humedo [;] mature evergreen dry forest [;] [C] more or less fully [;] shaded as possible (ESUW). 1 ♀, top label - Costa Rica: Guanacaste [;] Santa Rosa National Pk. [;] 300m, Malaise, Ian Gauld [;] 18. x– 8.xi.1986; second label - Bosque San Emilio [;] 50 yr. old deciduous [;] forest [;] Full Shade; third label - SE-8-C [;] 18. x– 8.xi.86 (ESUW). 1 ♀, top label - Costa Rica: Guanacaste [;] 9km S. Santa Cecilia [;] Estacion Pitilia, 700m [;] vi.1996, Malaise trap; second label - C. Moraga & P. Rios [;] L.N. 330200-380200 [;] 47562 (ESUW). 2 ♀♀, Costa Rica: Guanacaste [;] P.N. Guanacaste [;] below Pitilia, 500m [;] 7-8.iii.1990, J. s. Noyes (ESUW). 5 ♀♀, COSTA RICA, Guanac. [;] Estac. Pitilia, 9Km S [;] Santa Cecilia, 700m [;] IV/1989, V/1989 and VI/1989, I. Gauld (ESUW). 1 ♀, Costa Rica: Guanacaste [;] Arenales, W. side of [;] Volcan Cacao, 900m [;] xi-xii 1990, P. Hanson (ESUW). 1 ♀, Costa Rica, Guanacaste Pr. [;] Guanac. Conserv. Area [;] Estacion Pitilia, 680m [;] M.trap, 11-20 vii 1997 [;] 2x day, L.J. van der Ent (ESUW). 1 ♀, Costa Rica: Guanacaste, ACT [;] Bagaces, P.N. Palo Verde [;] Sector Palo Verde, Cerro [;] Guayacan, 212m, Malaise [;] 15. vii– 18.viii.1999, I. Jimenez [;] L.N. 259350-389600 #53256 (ESUW). 1 ♀, Costa Rica: Guanacaste, Bagaces [;] Pque. Ntl. Palo Verde, Sct. P. Verde [;] Cerro, Guayacan, 212m, Malaise [;] 13. x– 11.xi.1999, I. Jimenez [;] L.N. 259350-389600 #54006 (ESUW). 1 ♀, Sirena, Osa Pen. [;] VII 77 Cos. Rica [;] D. H. Janzen (AEIC). 2 ♀♀, Costa Rica: Heredia [;] Braulio Carillo N.P. [;] 250-500m IV.10.85 [;] Henri Goulet (AEIC). 1 ♀, COSTA RICA: Punt- [;] arenas. 7km SW Rincon [;] 31. v– 7.vi.1998; B. Brown [;] & V. Berezovskiy; Mal. [;] Trp. #3: 1° forest (AEIC). 1 ♀, top label - COSTA RICA, Heredia: [;] Est. Biol. La Selva, 50- [;] 150m, 10°26'N, 84°01'W [;] May 1996, INBio-OET; second label - 2 Mayo 1996 [;] Bosque secundario [;] M/02/628 (INBC). 1 ♀, top label - COSTA RICA, Heredia: [;] Est. Biol. La Selva, 50- [;] 150m, 10°26'N, 84°01'W [;] Apr 1998, INBio-OET; second label - 30 Abril 1998 [;] Boide Suampo [;] M/18/707 (INBC). 1 ♀, top label - COSTA RICA, Heredia: [;] Est. Biol. La Selva, 50- [;] 150m, 10°26'N, 84°01'W [;] Mar 1998, INBio-OET; second label - 19 Marzo 1998 [;] Boide Suampo [;] M/18/704 (INBC). 2 ♀♀, COSTA RICA, Guanac. [;] Estac. Pitilla, 9Km S [;] Santa Cecilia, 700m [;] VI/1989, I. Gauld (MICR). 1 ♀, COSTA RICA, San José [;] P.N.BraulioCarrillo [;] p.5Km E tunnel, 1000m [;] VI/1989, col. Hanson (MICR). 1 ♀, COSTA RICA, Heredia [;] Rio Frio, Banano [;] 100m, XI-XII 1989 [;] col. Edgar Quirós (MICR). 3 ♀♀, COSTA RICA, Puntar. [;] Golfo Dulce, 24km W. [;] PiedrasBlancas, 200m [;] III-VI-90 Hanson (MICR). 1 ♀, COSTA RICA, Puntarenas [;] San Vito, Jardin Bot. [;] Las Cruces, VI-VII/89 [;] 1200m, Col. P. Hanson (MICR). 10 ♀♀, COSTA RICA: Puntarenas [;] RF Golfo Dulce el 200m [;] 24km W Piedras Blancas [;] P. Hanson vii.1992, ix.1992, xi.1992, xii.1992 and vi.1993 (TAMU).

Comments.

The short ovipositor, granulate metasomal terga 4-7 and the nearly unsculptured area where the notauli meet are distinctive for this species.

Etymology.

Named for my daughter, Kellie Holoski.