Leucospis versicolor 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: 40

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Leucospis versicolor Bouček, 1974
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Leucospis versicolor Bouček, 1974 

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Leucospis versicolor Bouček, 1974: 87  –89, fig. 97. Holotype ♀: French Guiana: Kourou ( MNHNAbout MNHN, Paris). 

Diagnosis. Occipital carina complete; POL about 1.4× OOL; inner margin of the eye shallowly emarginate; clypeus apically bilobate, with a weak median tooth; pronotum with premarginal carina indicated by bare line; dorsellum bare, margin sublaminate; propodeum 1.5× longer than dorsellum at middle; propodeum pilose, median carina present, keel-like, plicae present; wings infuscate along anterior margin; hind coxa on dorsal edge with abundant punctures, in depression with narrow smooth streak; apical process of stigmal vein very short, about 0.15× as long as uncus; in female, tergite I without punctures over basal two-thirds; tergite VI with spiniform projection at posterior margin, below spiracle level; ovipositor reaching base of tergite V.

Distribution. Brazil (Amazonas, Minas Gerais), French Guiana.

Comments. Leucospis versicolor  was previously recorded from northern South America ( French Guiana and Brazil, state of Amazonas)  . These new records from the state of Minas Gerais, in the Brazilian southeast, represent a considerable southern range extension for the species ( Figs 25 View Figure , 26 View Figure ). 

Biology. Unknown.

Material examined. (2♀) Brazil, Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, UFMGAbout UFMG Pampulha, 1992 [ UFMGAbout UFMG ‒IHY‒ 1504420]; Belo Horizonte, UFMGAbout UFMG Pampulha, Estação Ecológica, 19°52'30"S, 43°58'20"W, 842m, malaise, 25.x‒ 1.xi.2013, A.F. Kumagai leg. [ UFMGAbout UFMG ‒IHY‒1504419].

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

UFMG

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Leucospidae

Genus

Leucospis

Loc

Leucospis versicolor Bouček, 1974

Lima, Alessandro Rodrigues & Dias, Priscila Guimarães 2018

2018
Loc

Leucospis versicolor Bouček, 1974: 87

Boucek 1974: 87

1974