Notanisus oulmesiensis

Gibson, Gary A. P., 2015, The presence of Notanisus Walker (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) in North America and revision of the oulmesiensis species group, Zootaxa 3948 (3), pp. 422-450: 428-429

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Notanisus oulmesiensis
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Key to oulmesiensis  -group species

1 Female .............................................................................................. 2

- Male................................................................................................ 8

2 (1) Gastral petiole yellowish to orange, contrasting with propodeum and gaster ( Figs 18View FIGURES 16 – 20, 42View FIGURES 37 – 45); antennal clava tapered apically into curved, finger-like process ( Figs 19View FIGURES 16 – 20, 28, 43); gaster with Gt 2 strongly transverse, strap-like compared to much longer Gt 1 and Gt 3 ( Yang 1996, fig. 144); [1 metapleuron partly setose and dorsally distinctly meshlike coriaceous to shallowly reticulate ( Figs 24View FIGURES 21 – 26, 41View FIGURES 37 – 45); mesepimeron at least partly setose dorsally along extreme posterior margin ( Figs 24View FIGURES 21 – 26, 41View FIGURES 37 – 45); mesocoxa inserted only slightly anteriad level of base of metacoxa, the apex extending conspicuously beyond base of metacoxa; metacoxa partly green dorsally]............................................................................................. 3

- Gastral petiole dark, not contrasting with propodeum and gaster ( Figs 32View FIGURES 29 – 36, 67View FIGURES 62 – 70, 78View FIGURES 77 – 85); antennal clava with slender, setose, terminal spiniform process ( Figs 31View FIGURES 29 – 36, 59View FIGURES 53 – 61, 68View FIGURES 62 – 70, 83View FIGURES 77 – 85); gaster with Gt 2 at least similarly as long as Gt 3 and not distinctively short; metapleuron bare and dorsally shiny and smooth or at most with obscure, effaced, meshlike sculpture ( Figs 32View FIGURES 29 – 36, 56View FIGURES 53 – 61, 66View FIGURES 62 – 70, 80View FIGURES 77 – 85); mesepimeron bare along posterior margin ( Figs 32View FIGURES 29 – 36, 56View FIGURES 53 – 61, 66View FIGURES 62 – 70, 80View FIGURES 77 – 85); mesocoxa inserted conspicuously anteriad level of base of metacoxa, the apex extending only slightly beyond base of metacoxa; metacoxa yellowish to darker brown dorsally but without metallic luster............................................................................................... 5

3 (2) Flagellum with funicle yellowish but clava dark (Fig. 28); pronotal collar posteriorly without smooth and shiny region; fore wing costal cell extensively setose within basal half; fore wing disc with distinct basal infuscate region extending width of wing separated from apical infuscate region by broad hyaline region, and dorsally uniformly setose beyond stigmal vein ( Fig. 27View FIGURES 27 and 28); propodeal panels on either side of median carina mostly smooth posterior to anterior crenulate band ( Yang 1996, fig. 144)................................................................................ Notanisus gracilis (Yang) 

- Flagellum with funicle and clava similarly yellowish ( Figs 19View FIGURES 16 – 20, 43View FIGURES 37 – 45); pronotal collar posterolaterally with obliquely angled

smooth and shiny triangular region having transverse anterior margin so as to delineate broadly V-like convergent posterior margin of median reticulate region ( Figs 23View FIGURES 21 – 26, 38View FIGURES 37 – 45); fore wing costal cell bare or ventrally with at most 3 setae within about basal third; fore wing disc with basal infuscate region comparatively small and inconspicuous ( Figs 25View FIGURES 21 – 26, 44View FIGURES 37 – 45) or if more extensive then continuous with apical region posteriorly ( Fig. 20View FIGURES 16 – 20), and dorsally with large bare region beyond stigmal vein ( Figs 25View FIGURES 21 – 26, 45View FIGURES 37 – 45); propodeal panels extensively sculptured posteriorly on either side of median carina anterior to foramen ( Figs 18View FIGURES 16 – 20, 42View FIGURES 37 – 45)....... 4 4 (3) Petiole about as long as wide, subquadrate ( Fig. 18View FIGURES 16 – 20); gaster with two lighter, more yellowish transverse bands basally, one across apical smoother part of Gt 1 and Gt 2, and one across apical smoother part of Gt 3 ( Figs 16, 17View FIGURES 16 – 20)................................................................................................ Notanisus brevipetiolus  n. sp.

- Petiole conspicuously longer than wide ( Fig. 42View FIGURES 37 – 45); gaster uniformly dark ( Fig. 37View FIGURES 37 – 45).......... .. Notanisus longipetiolus  n. sp.

5 (2) Pronotum with differentiated posterolateral region comparatively small, slender, and mostly sculptured with variably effaced reticulation such that setae not distinct ( Fig. 78, 80View FIGURES 77 – 85); head uniformly green with only very limited coppery luster under any angle of light ( Fig. 79View FIGURES 77 – 85); pronotum (except for differentiated regions) and mesonotum mostly green ( Figs 78, 80View FIGURES 77 – 85); propodeum with medial sculptured region rugulose anteriorly and minutely punctulate over at least posterior half ( Fig. 82View FIGURES 77 – 85); fore wing with single infuscate region behind discal venation, though hyaline band along marginal vein somewhat wider subbasally ( Fig. 84View FIGURES 77 – 85); metacoxa dorsobasally with at most 2 setae......................................... .. Notanisus yemenensis  n. sp.

- Pronotum posterolaterally with large, triangular, smooth or at most finely coriaceous but shiny differentiated region bearing several conspicuous setae ( Figs 33View FIGURES 29 – 36, 55View FIGURES 53 – 61, 63View FIGURES 62 – 70); head sometimes with face or at least frontovertex in dorsal view extensively reddish-violaceous ( Figs 54View FIGURES 53 – 61, 64View FIGURES 62 – 70); propodeum with medial sculptured region entirely rugose to rugulose-reticulate along length of median carina ( Figs 34View FIGURES 29 – 36, 58View FIGURES 53 – 61, 67View FIGURES 62 – 70); fore wing sometimes with infuscate region obviously interrupted by hyaline region behind marginal vein subbasally ( Fig. 60View FIGURES 53 – 61); metacoxa dorsobasally sometimes with patch of several setae ( Figs 58View FIGURES 53 – 61, 66, 67View FIGURES 62 – 70)........ 6

6 (5) Fore wing with infuscate region obviously interrupted by hyaline region extending at least half distance to medial fold behind marginal vein subbasally ( Fig. 60View FIGURES 53 – 61)............................................ .. Notanisus oulmesiensis (Delucchi) 

- Fore wing with broad infuscate region behind discal venation ( Figs 36View FIGURES 29 – 36, 69View FIGURES 62 – 70)........................................ 7

7 (6) Metacoxa dorsobasally with patch of several setae ( Figs 66, 67View FIGURES 62 – 70); head in frontal view and mesosoma extensively reddish-coppery ( Figs 63, 64View FIGURES 62 – 70); scutellum punctulate-reticulate anteromesally but with larger reticulations laterally and posteriorly ( Fig. 65View FIGURES 62 – 70); OOL only about 1.3× maximum diameter of posterior ocellus; head in lateral view with gena and lower face similarly strongly sculptured and colored [Arabian Peninsula].................................... Notanisus vanharteni  n. sp.

- Metacoxa dorsobasally with only single seta ( Figs 32, 34View FIGURES 29 – 36); head in frontal view and mesosoma mostly green to bluish-green ( Figs 30–33View FIGURES 29 – 36); scutellum uniformly reticulate ( Fig 34View FIGURES 29 – 36); OOL fully 2 × maximum diameter of posterior ocellus; head in lateral view with gena posterior to malar sulcus much more finely sculptured and reddish-violaceous compared to reticulate, greenish lower face [ USA]........................................................................ N. kansensis  n. sp.

8 (1) Flagellum pedicellate ( Fig. 49View FIGURES 46 – 52), each funicular spindle-like and with a whorl of long brownish setae medially; metapleuron with evident sculpture and scattered setae over about dorsal half ( Fig. 52View FIGURES 46 – 52); propodeal panels reticulate on either side of median carina ( Fig. 51View FIGURES 46 – 52); petiole conspicuously sculptured, more or less reticulate ( Fig. 51View FIGURES 46 – 52)............... ... N. longipetiolus  n. sp.

- Flagellum ramose ( Figs 71, 75View FIGURES 71 – 76), with six long rami having long white setae along length dorsally; metapleuron with dorsal half completely smooth, shiny and bare ( Fig. 74View FIGURES 71 – 76); propodeal panels shiny and almost smooth except for subeffaced meshlike sculpture on either side of median carina ( Fig. 73View FIGURES 71 – 76); petiole smooth and shiny ( Fig. 73View FIGURES 71 – 76)..................................................................................................... N. vanharteni  n. sp. & N. yemenensis  n. sp.