Muscidifurax raptor Girault & Sanders, 1910

Xiao, Hui, Zhou, Shi-yu & Tong, Yan-feng, 2018, A taxonomic study of Muscidifurax Girault & Sanders from China (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Pteromalidae), ZooKeys 776, pp. 91-103: 91

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Muscidifurax raptor Girault & Sanders, 1910


Muscidifurax raptor Girault & Sanders, 1910 

Muscidifurax raptor  Girault & Sanders, 1910: 146; Doganlar 2007: 243-252.

Smeagolia perplexa  Hedqvist, 1973: 237; Bouček, 1991: 203 (synonymy).


Body black green. Head 2 × as long as broad in dorsal view. Antennal scrobes deep, extending upwards and not reaching anterior ocellus; clypeus with shallowly longitudinal striation, lower margin slightly protruded. Antenna with each funicular segment longer than broad and with sensilla. Propodeum with plicae distinct and complete, median carina raised and complete; costula distinct. Fore wing with marginal fringe; stigmal vein straight, slightly capitate. Gaster 2 × as long as broad, slightly broader than mesosoma width; Gt1 covering 1/3 length of gaster.

Material examined.

China: 1♂, 2♀, Shandong: Jinan, 22.III.2016, reared from pupa of Musca domestica  (captured on 27.II.2016), leg. Zhang-ze Hu (2016-WJ-003); 1♀, Australia, N.S.W. Sydney, 10.I.1984, leg. R. Rilansow, det. B.R. Subba Rao, 1985.


Pupa of Musca domestica  .


China (Beijing, Shandong) ( Guo et al. 1997); Afrotropics, Australasian, Nearctic, Neotropics and Palearctic regions.