Leucospis ignota Walker, 1862

Lima, Alessandro Rodrigues & Dias, Priscila Guimarães, 2018, The New World species of Leucospis Fabricius, 1775 (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Leucospidae): an update of Bouček’s revision with description of two new species from Brazil, Zootaxa 4441 (1), pp. 1-45: 19-21

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Leucospis ignota Walker, 1862
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Leucospis ignota Walker, 1862 

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Leucospis ignota Walker, 1862: 22  . Lectotype ♂: Colombia (BMNH); Bouček 1974a: 99 –100, figs 115–117; De Santis 1980: 273 (catalog); Grissell & Cameron 2002: 277, fig. 11 (compared L. pinna  ); Noyes 2017 (online catalog).

Leucospis tolteca Cresson, 1872: 34  . Lectotype ♀: Mexico (ANS, Philadelphia); Schletterer 1890: 171, 173, 263; Bouček 1974a: 99. (syn. L. ignota  ); Noyes 2017 (online catalog).

Leucospis  cupreo-viridis Westwood, 1874: 135, pl. 25, fig. 5. Lectotype ♀: Colombia: Santa Martha (UM, Oxford); Schletterer 1890: 261; Bouček 1974a: 99. (syn. L. ignota  ); Noyes 2017 (online catalog).

Diagnosis. Occipital carina complete; POL about 1.4× OOL; inner margin of eyes slightly emarginate; clypeus apically bilobate, with a conspicuous median tooth; dorsellum carinate and glabrous; propodeum densely pilose, median carina present, plicae present; hind coxa punctate in depression, without translucent lobe dorso-laterally; hind femur broad, with teeth distinctly less than twice as long as broad; fore wing subhyaline, with apical fifth infuscate and apical process of stigmal vein as long as uncus; ovipositor not reaching base of tergite V; in male, tergite I broader than long but only about 0.6× as broad as gaster posteriorly.

Distribution. Argentina, Brazil (Bahia, Minas Gerais), Colombia, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Peru, Trinidad, Venezuela.

Comments. Despite its distribution from Mexico to Argentina, this is only the second record of this species from Brazil, where it was previously reported from the state of Bahia ( Figs 25 View Figure , 26 View Figure ).

Biology. Unknown.

Material examined. (1♀) Brazil, Minas Gerais, Nova Porteirinha , 1ª CIG, CODEVASF, 15°48'55.1"S; 43°16'26.8"W, 6‒13.ix.2013, N. G. Fonseca leg. Malaise trap [ UFMGAbout UFMG ‒IHY‒1611610].GoogleMaps 

UFMG

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Leucospidae

Genus

Leucospis

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Leucospis ignota Walker, 1862

Lima, Alessandro Rodrigues & Dias, Priscila Guimarães 2018

2018
Loc

Leucospis ignota

: 22 : 99 : 273 : 277

Loc

Leucospis tolteca

: 34 : 171 : 99

Loc

Leucospis

: 135 : 261 : 99