Synopeas found

Asadi-Farfar, Maryam, Karimpour, Younes, Lotfalizadeh, Hossein & Buhl, Peter Neerup, 2021, Four new species and new records of Platygastrinae (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) from Iran, European Journal of Taxonomy 750, pp. 29-51: 46

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2021.750.1359

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:1D46CAAC-A8AE-46DC-BFF8-AB88B4DCC173

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4773623

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038B87EC-FC1C-FFC1-D08C-FCF9FABF162F

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scientific name

Synopeas found
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Key to species of Synopeas found   in the northwest of Iran

1. Notauli present ( Fig. 4 View Fig )....................................................... Synopeas calecai Buhl & Asadi   sp. nov.

– Notauli entirely absent ...................................................................................................................... 2

2. Occiput with complete carina ........................................................................................................... 3

– Occipital carina incomplete or absent ............................................................................................... 4

3. Occipital carina strong and complete; scutellum posteriorly with a semitransparent lamella ............ ...................................................................................................... Synopeas lugubre Thomson, 1859  

– Occipital carina complete; scutellum not as above ................................ Synopeas pinnei Buhl, 2009  

4. Occiput rounded without carina ........................................................... Synopeas cryptus Buhl, 2004  

– Head with a weak occipital carina .................................................................................................... 5

5. Mid lobe of mesoscutum clearly situated above level of base of scutellum (a leveled gap present); frons finely coriaceous with some transverse wrinkles above antennae ..... Synopeas rhanis Walker, 1836  

– Scutellar line continuous with line of mesoscutum (no leveled gap present); frons finely coriaceous ......................................................................................................................................... 6

6. Scutellum in lateral view slightly sloping downwards to strongly curved propodeal carinae; metasoma as long as head and mesosoma combined ...................................... Synopeas euryale (Walker, 1835)  

– Scutellum in lateral view much sloping downwards to a small keel just above the slightly curved propodeal carinae; metasoma shorter than head and mesosoma combined ........................................ ....................................................................................................... Synopeas inerme Thomson, 1859