Embolemidae

Mita, Toshiharu & Olmi, Massimo, 2018, Taxonomic additions of Embolemidae and Sclerogibbidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea) from Japan, with description of a new species of Trogloembolemus, Zootaxa 4497 (4), pp. 586-592: 589

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4497.4.8

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:07D5DD11-277E-4166-9E4C-07E3B923FA5D

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C72187C3-FF8F-FF8B-FF70-FA5AFA5884B7

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scientific name

Embolemidae
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Key to females of Japanese Embolemidae  (modified from Olmi et al. 2014a)

1. Macropterous.......................................................................... Ampulicomorpha  : 2

- Micropterous......................................................................................... 3

2. Metapostnotum with three longitudinal keels............................................... A. viator Mita & Olmi 

- Metapostnotum with two longitudinal keels........................................ A. thauma Rasnitsyn & Matveev 

3. Head fusiform ( Figs 7 View Figure , 9 View Figure ); eye strongly reduced ( Fig. 6 View Figure ); mesoscutellum narrow, alutaceous, trapezoidal, with shorter base posterior ( Fig. 9 View Figure ); metanotum reduced to narrow longitudinal carina forming a bridge upon the first region of metapostnotum ( Fig. 9 View Figure )................................................................................... Trogloembolemus  : 4

- Head not fusiform ( Fig. 10 View Figure ); eye normal size; mesoscutellum subcircular ( Fig. 10 View Figure ); metanotum short and transverse................................................................................................. Embolemus  : 5

4. Mesoscutum ovoidal, as long as wide; metapostnotum not rugose.................... T. fujiei Olmi, Mita & Guglielmino 

- Mesoscutum transverse, wider than long; metapostnotum rugose................................... T. okanoi  sp. nov.

5. Anterior surface of metapostnotum shiny, weakly granulated, not rugose.............................................................................................................. E. honshuensis Olmi, Mita & Guglielmino 

- Anterior surface of metapostnotum dull, rugose.............................................................. 6

6. Metapostnotum with median depression situated at border between anterior and posterior surface............................................................................................................ E. walkeri Richards 

- Metapostnotum without such depression..................................................... E. krombeini Olmi