Anagyrus kamali Moursi, 1948,

Triapitsyn, Serguei V., Andreason, Sharon A., Dominguez, Chrysalyn & Perring, Thomas M., 2019, On the origin of Anagyrus callidus (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), a parasitoid of pink hibiscus mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), Zootaxa 4671 (2), pp. 283-289: 286-287

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Anagyrus kamali Moursi, 1948
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Anagyrus kamali Moursi, 1948 

( Figs 2View FIGURES 1–3, 6View FIGURES 4–6)

Anagyrus kamali Moursi 1948a: 1–3  , 4 (illustrations). Type locality: Massara , Egypt  .

Anagyrus kamali Moursi  : Andreason et al. 2019: 68 (key), 69 (measurements), 75–76 (taxonomic history, hosts, distribution, comments), 77–79 (illustrations).

Type material examined. Paratype male [ USNM] ( Fig. 6View FIGURES 4–6) on card, labeled: 1. “ Collector A. Moursi ”; 2. “Ex- Phen. [acoccus] Hirsutus ”; 3. “Massara Jan. 1946 ”; 4. [partially red] “Anastase Alfieri collection 1965”; 5. “ Anagyrus kamali Moursi 1948  PARATYPE ”  .

Material examined. BMNH: 5 females and 3 males, labeled: “ PUERTO RICO Yabucoa 4.ii.1999 Maconellicoccus hirsutus J. P. Michaud  ” (determined by J.S. Noyes)  .

FSCA: 2 females and 1 male, labeled: “ CHINA: Guangdong, Hunghu Farm , 5-VI-1988, F. D. Bennett & Ren Hui, par.[asitic] on Maconellicoccus hirsutus  on Hibiscus ” (determined by J.S. Noyes in 1989)  ; 3 females and 1 male, labeled: “ CHINA: Guangdong, Shenzhen , 27.V.1988, F. D. Bennett & Ren Hui. Ex. Maconellicoccus hirsutus  ” (determined by J.S. Noyes in 1995)  ; 3 females, labeled [with many mistakes some of which are corrected here]: “ China lab. culture, 7-VIII-1995, D. Meyerdirk, La Guerite, WF, Anagyrus kamali  ex. Maconellicoccus hirsutus  on Hibiscus ” (determined by S.V. Triapitsyn in 2018). Also the specimens mentioned in “Materials and methods” above in vial 2  .

USNM (labeled as follows): “ CHINA /ENGLAND VIII. 1. 1996 Basseterre, St. Kitts West Indies ” (1 female, 1 male); “Origin: China Received from: Tony Cross Interntl. Inst. Biol. Control August 1, 1996 Released: 3500 on St. Kitts, W.I., Aug. 2, 1996 By Dale Meyerdirk USDA, APHIS, PPQ Anagyrus kamali Host  : Maconellicoccus hirsutus, Plant  : Hibiscus ” (numerous females and males); “ St. Kitts W.I. Fort Thomas Hotel 4.XI.1996 ex M. hirsutus  on hibiscus” (3 females, 3 males); “ St. Kitts W.I. Fort Thomas Hotel 11.XII.1996 ex M. hirsutus  on hibiscus” (1 male); “ St. Kitts W.I. Halfway Tree 30.XII.1996 ex M. hirsutus  on hibiscus” (1 female, 1 male); “ St. Kitts W.I. Halfway Tree 30.XII.1996 ex unknown on hibiscus” (1 male); “ St. Kitts W.I. Timothy Beach Hotel 26.I X.1996 ex M. hirsutus  on hibiscus” (1 female, 2 males); “ St. Kitts W.I. Timothy Beach Hotel 1.XI.1996 ex M. hirsutus  on hibiscus” (1 female); “ St. Kitts W.I. Jack Tar’s Village 7.XII.1996 ex M. hirsutus  on hibiscus” (1 female, 2 males); “ Egypt ( Benyswef ) [sic, Beni Suef] 10/6/85 Host : Maconellicoccus hirsutus  on Hibiscus ” (4 females, determined by J.S. Noyes and M. Hayat in 1992); “Coll. Nov. 7, 1996 Honolulu, Hawaii J. Barber Host: Maconellicoccus hirsutus  ” (2 females, 2 males, determined by M.E. Schauff in 1997)  ; “ [ USA] DELEWARE [sic]: Newark Beneficial Insect Res. Lab VI. 2000, L. Ertle, ex. Lab colony of mixed origin” (3 females, 1 male); “ PINK HIBISCUS MEALYBUG DEC. 27, 2004  TUMON, GUAM J. B. AMIZA, DR. P. REDDY ” (1 male)  .

Brief diagnosis. Female with a combination of the following key features: F1 with distal half or so black dorsally while often whitish ventrally, ratio of F1 length to pedicel length 0.72–0.90, and ratio of F2 length to F1 length 0.84–1.00; minimum width of frontovertex 0.39–0.44× head width; marginal setae on fore wing inconspicuous or relatively short (the longest seta at most 20 µm). Male antenna ( Figs 2View FIGURES 1–3, 6View FIGURES 4–6) with a wide median dark band on the scape. See Andreason et al. (2019) for the additional illustrations of both sexes of this species.

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

USDA

United States Department of Agriculture

VI

Mykotektet, National Veterinary Institute

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Encyrtidae

Genus

Anagyrus

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Anagyrus kamali Moursi, 1948

Triapitsyn, Serguei V., Andreason, Sharon A., Dominguez, Chrysalyn & Perring, Thomas M. 2019
2019
Loc

Anagyrus kamali Moursi

Andreason, S. A. & Triapitsyn, S. V. & Perring, T. M. 2019: 68
2019