Bocchus pratti,

Guglielmino, Adalgisa, Olmi, Massimo, Capradossi, Leonardo & Speranza, Stefano, 2020, Discovery of a new Nearctic species of Bocchus (Hymenoptera: Dryinidae), Zootaxa 4763 (3), pp. 435-438: 436

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.4763.3.8

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:4211AFC4-D473-48E2-879F-852FEDA278CF

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3805297

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/D4151E71-857A-BD2F-FF0B-20901BF7FC47

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Bocchus pratti
status

sp. nov.

Bocchus pratti  sp. nov.

( Figs 1–5View FIGURES 1–4View FIGURE 5)

Type material. Holotype: ♂: USA: California, Inyo Co., China Lake , Naval Weapons Center , Mt Spring Canyon, 35°56.91’N 117°33.40’W, 1220 m, 23.VII–17.IX.2014, Malaise trap near creek with Salix, M.E. Irwin & G. Pratt  leg. ( INHS).GoogleMaps 

Diagnosis. Male of Bocchus  with incomplete notauli ( Fig. 1View FIGURES 1–4); forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands ( Fig. 1View FIGURES 1–4); propodeal declivity without longitudinal keels ( Fig. 1View FIGURES 1–4).

Description of male holotype. Fully winged ( Figs 1, 2View FIGURES 1–4); length 2.4 mm. Head black, except mandible testaceous with apex darkened; antenna testaceous; mesosoma black; metasoma ( Fig. 4View FIGURES 1–4) dark brown; legs testaceous-brown, except tarsi and articulations testaceous. Antenna filiform; antennomeres in following proportions: 11:5:7:7:6:6:6:6:5:6. Head ( Fig. 3View FIGURES 1–4) convex, dull, granulate, except some irregular keels and areolae on vertex, on sides and behind lateral ocelli; frontal line complete; occipital carina complete; POL = 5; OL = 3; OOL = 6; OPL = 3; TL = 5. Mesoscutum ( Fig. 1View FIGURES 1–4) shiny, punctate, unsculptured among punctures. Notauli incomplete, reaching about 0.5 × length of mesoscutum. Mesoscutellum shiny, unsculptured. Metanotum rugose. Metapectal-propodeal complex dull, reticulate rugose; propodeal declivity reticulate rugose, without longitudinal keels ( Fig. 1View FIGURES 1–4). Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands; 2r-rs&Rs vein with distal part shorter than proximal part (2:5). Genitalia with volsella much shorter than paramere ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 5). Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

Female. Unknown.

Hosts. Unknown.

Etymology. The new species is named after one of the two collectors, Dr. Gordon F. Pratt.

INHS

Illinois Natural History Survey

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Dryinidae

Genus

Bocchus