Leucospis genalis Bouček, 1974

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: 17-18

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Leucospis genalis Bouček, 1974
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Leucospis genalis Bouček, 1974 

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Leucospis genalis Bouček, 1974a: 94  –96; figs 111, 112. Holotype ♀: Paraguay: Villarica (MCZ, Cambridge); Bouček 1974b: 430 –432; fig. 1.1 (compared L. leptomera  ); Martins & Antonini 1994: 556, 558 (hosts); Martins et al. 1996: 13 –14 (hosts); Grissell & Cameron 2002: 277 (compared L. pinna  ); Noyes 2017 (online catalog).

Diagnosis. Occipital carina conspicuous only behind ocellar triangle; POL about 0.9‒1.0× OOL; inner margin of eyes not emarginate; clypeus apically bilobate, with a conspicuous median tooth; mandible with lower tooth long, separated from upper edge by a broad semicircular gap; pronotum without premarginal carina; dorsellum subtriangular, bare, coarsely alveolate, its margin with raised sublamellate carina; propodeum densely pilose, median carina present, plicae present; hind coxal depression with coarse punctation dorsally and a broad impunctate streak extending nearly to base, without translucent lobe dorso-laterally; hind femur unusually slender, more than twice as long as broad excluding teeth; fore wing light brown, apical third infuscate, stigma clavate, apical process of stigmal vein about as long as uncus; tergite I without ovipositor sulcus; gaster posteriorly with golden pubescence; ovipositor reaching base of tergite IV; in female, tergite VI without spiniform projection at posterior margin; in male, tergite II dorsally not only visible, but very heavily sculptured.

Distribution. Brazil (Minas Gerais, São Paulo), Paraguay.

Comments. Leucospis genalis  was previously recorded from Paraguay and Brazil (state of São Paulo) ( Figs 25 View Figure , 26 View Figure ). This is the first record from the state of Minas Gerais, which represents the northern most record of this species.

Biology. Previously recorded as a parasitoid of the solitary bees Diadasina distincta (Holmberg, 1903)  ( Martins & Antonini 1994) and Ptilothrix plumata Smith, 1853  ( Martins et al. 1996).

Material examined. (7♀, 4♂) Brazil, Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Campus da UFMGAbout UFMG, Estação Ecológica da UFMGAbout UFMG, J  .F.Macedo leg. 5.iv.1993, [1♀ UFMG‒IHY‒1305657], 6.ix.1993 [1♀ UFMG‒IHY‒1701143], 27.vii.1993 [1♀ UFMG–IHY–1701142]; H.R.Pimenta leg., 26.viii.1991 [1♂ UFMGAbout UFMG ‒IHY‒1305658], 9.iv.1992 [1♀ UFMGAbout UFMG ‒IHY‒1305659] 18.iv.1991 [1♀ UFMGAbout UFMG ‒IHY‒1305660], 6.iii.1992 [1♀ UFMGAbout UFMG ‒IHY‒1305661], 20.ii.1992 [1♂ UFMGAbout UFMG –IHY–1305662], 14.v.1991 [1♂ UFMGAbout UFMG –IHY–1305663]; São Paulo, Rio Claro, Horto Florestal Navarro de Andrade , em vôo, 18.iv.1988  , R.P.Martins leg. [1♀ UFMGAbout UFMG –IHY–1305759]; São Paulo, Jundiahy, 1899, Schrottky [Paratype ♂ MfNAbout MfN]  .

UFMG

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

MfN

Museum f�r Naturkunde

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Leucospidae

Genus

Leucospis

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Leucospis genalis Bouček, 1974

Lima, Alessandro Rodrigues & Dias, Priscila Guimarães 2018

2018
Loc

Leucospis genalis Bouček, 1974a : 94

: 94 : 430 : 556 : 13 : 277