Leucospis enderleini Ashmead, 1904

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: 37-40

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Leucospis enderleini Ashmead, 1904
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Leucospis enderleini Ashmead, 1904 

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Leucospis enderleini Ashmead 1904: 405  , pl. 31, fig. 1. Holotype ♀: Brazil: Santarém (USNM); Burks 1961: 540 (compared L. xylocopae  ); Bouček, 1974a: 90 –91, figs 103, 104 (description of male); De Santis 1980: 273 (catalog); Arias-Penna 2008: 165 (Colombia registre); Noyes 2017 (online catalog).

Leucospis metallica Weld 1922: 13  –14, figs 2a,b. Holotype ♀: Brazil: São Paulo (USNM); Burks 1961: 541 (syn. L. enderleini  ).

Diagnosis. Occipital carina complete; POL about 1.6‒1.8× OOL; inner margin of the eye shallowly emarginate; clypeus apically bilobate, without median tooth; pronotum without premarginal carina; dorsellum bare, semicircular, margin carinate; propodeum about 2‒2.5× longer than dorsellum at middle; propodeum pilose, median carina present, keel-like, plicae present; hind coxa punctate in depression; hind tibia with outer spur smaller than inner spur; apical process of stigmal vein very long, about 2.7× as long as uncus; in female, tergite I without ovipositor furrow, ovipositor not reaching anterior third of tergite V. Male gaster, in lateral view, with dorsal margin of tergite VI contiguous with tergite V.

Distribution. Argentina, Brazil (Pará, Pernambuco, Bahia, São Paulo), Colombia.

Comments. This is only the second species recorded from Bahia, the largest state in the northeastern region. Together with L. ignota  , these are the only two Leucospis  species recorded from the entire region.

Biology. Unknown.

Material examined. (1♂) Brazil, Bahia, Rio de Contas, Brumadinho , 13°30'29.0"S, 41°53'36.2"W, 1145m, Malaise, 14‒20.i.2016, L.N.Perillo leg. [ UFMGAbout UFMG ‒IHY‒1706263].GoogleMaps 

UFMG

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Leucospidae

Genus

Leucospis

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Leucospis enderleini Ashmead, 1904

Lima, Alessandro Rodrigues & Dias, Priscila Guimarães 2018

2018
Loc

Leucospis enderleini

: 405 : 540 : 90 : 273 : 165

Loc

Leucospis metallica

: 13 : 541