Elasmarion longipes,

Hansson, Christer, 2020, Two new Eulophinae genera (Chalcidoidea: Eulophidae) from the Neotropical region, Zootaxa 4877 (1), pp. 185-194: 187-189

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4877.1.9

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4424413

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/D725A598-C26D-41BB-83F6-A040FBDE588A

taxon LSID

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scientific name

Elasmarion longipes
status

sp. nov.

Elasmarion longipes  sp. nov.

Figs 1–10View FIGURES 1–6View FIGURES 7–10

Description (female holotype). Length 2.0 mm. Head with frons with strong reticulation; antennal scrobes smooth; frons close to eyes with long and strong scattered setae. Vertex with rather strong reticulation and with long and strong scattered setae. Fore wing with nine setae on dorsal surface of submarginal vein; speculum absent. Propodeal callus with five setae. Gaster elongate.

Colour. Head golden-purple. Antennae yellowish-brown, scape and pedicel somewhat darker than flagellum. Mesoscutum, mesoscutellum and propodeum golden-purple. Legs yellowish-white to yellowish-brown. Wings hyaline. Petiole yellowish-brown. Gaster dark brown, tergites with metallic tinges.

Ratios. Head: width/length (dorsal view) 1.95; width/length (frontal view) 1.15; POL/OOL 4.25; POL/posterior ocellus width 2.13; head width/mesosoma width 1.05; mouth width/malar space 1.19; malar space/eye height 0.34; scape length/eye height 0.60; flagellum+pedicel length/mesosoma width 0.95; scape length/width 2.80; F1 length/width 1.57; F2 length/width 1.29; F3 length/width 0.88; clava length/width 2.62; clava width/F1 width 1.20; pedicel length/F1 length 1.64; F1 width/pedicel width 1.17. Mesosoma: length/width 1.41; midlobe mesoscutum length/mesoscutellum length 1.33; dorsellum length/propodeum length 0.36; mesoscutellum length/width 0.83; fore wing length/width 2.50; costal cell length/width 10.3; costal cell length/marginal vein length 0.94; marginal vein length/stigmal vein length 4.13; postmarginal vein length/stigmal vein length 1.19; mid tarsus length/mid basitarsus length 0.49; hind tarsus length/hind basitarsus length 0.47. Metasoma: gaster length/width 2.58; gaster length/mesosoma length 1.54; Gt 7 length/width 0.62.

Variation in paratypes. Length 1.2–2.0 mm. Fore wing speculum absent to present and small and closed below and towards base of wing; submarginal vein with 7–9 setae on dorsal surface. Propodeal callus with 4–6 setae.

Colour. Head golden-purple to golden-green.Antennae white to yellowish-brown. Mesoscutum and propodeum golden-purple to golden-green; mesoscutellum metallic purple, golden-purple or golden.

Male. Length 1.1–1.2 mm. Legs with fore and hind coxae pale brown to dark brown, mid coxa yellowishbrown; femora pale brown. Otherwise as in female.

Ratios. Head: width/length (dorsal view) 2.07; width/length (frontal view) 1.53; POL/OOL 3.50; head width/ mesosoma width 0.97; mouth width/malar space 0.93; malar space/eye height 0.44; scape length/eye height 0.72; flagellum+pedicel length/mesosoma width 1.0; scape length/width 3.29; F1 length/width 2.20; F2 length/width 1.33; F3 length/width 1.0; clava length/width 2.57; clava width/F1 width 1.40. Mesosoma: length/width 1.23. Metasoma: gaster length/width 1.77; gaster length/mesosoma length 1.24.

Distribution. Costa Rica, Peru.

Etymology. From the Latin longus = long, and pes (pedis) = foot, based on the long mid and hind tarsi.

Material. Holotype female labelled “ COSTA RICA, Alajuela, San Carlos, Sendero Pilón , 600 m, LN 269100View Materials /457900, 4.viii–5.ix.2000, MT, G. Carballo, #58461”, deposited in MZLU  . Paratypes (117♀ 2♂): following from same locality as holotype but collected 26.viii–8.ix.1999 (1♀), 9.ix–1.x.1999 (2♀), 26.x–22.xi.1999 (3♀), 29.x–5.xi.1999 (2♀), 15.i–1.ii.2000 (1♀), 4.viii–5.ix.2000 (5♀), 5.ix–7.x.2000 (1♀)  ; 1♀ “ COSTA RICA, Alajuela, Parque Nacional Arenal , 10º28’N, 84º45’W, 617 m, 21–28.ii.2005, C. Hansson ”GoogleMaps  ; 2♀ “ COSTA RICA, Alajuela, Upala, Dos Ríos, Estación San Gerardo , 600 m, 10.xi.2000, D. Briceño, MT, LN 384374View Materials _317994, #61179”  ; 2♀ “ COSTA RICA, Guanacaste, Parque Nacional Palo Verde , 150m NE Estación, 40 m, LN 260952View Materials _385020, 17.viii– 13.ix.1999, I. Jimenez, # 53257”; following from same locality as previous but collected 6.vii–17.viii.1999 (1♀), 16.vii–17.viii.1999 (10♀), 17.viii–13.ix.1999 (1♀), 6.x–8.xi.1999 (2♀), 10–18.viii.2000 (1♀), 10.viii–9.ix.2000 (1♀), 9.ix–10.x.2000 (3♀)  ; 1♀ “ COSTA RICA, Guanacaste, Bagaces, Parque Nacional Palo Verde, Sector Palo Verde , Cerro Guayacán , 212 m, 18.viii–14.ix.1999, I. Jiménez, MT, LN 259350View Materials _389600, #53254”  ; 4♀ “COS- TA RICA, Guanacaste, Bagaces, Parque Nacional Palo Verde, 400m E. Puente La Espuela ( Quebrada Mula ), 10 m, 10.x–9.xi.2000, I. Jiménez, MT, LN 258980View Materials _396500, #60219”  ; 3♀ 1♂ “ COSTA RICA, Guanacaste, Bagaces, Parque Nacional Palo Verde, Camino de Alto Viejo , 40 m, 11.i–10.ii.2001, I. Jiménez, MT, LN 386300View Materials _260770, #61363”  ; 4♀ “ COSTA RICA, Guanacaste, Bagaces, Parque Nacional Palo Verde, Estación Palo Verde , 10 m, 10.x– 10.xi.2000, I. Jiménez, MT, LN 259050View Materials _388400 #60220”  ; 1♀ “ COSTA RICA, Guanacaste, B.N. Diriá, Retal- lano, alrededores de Torre de Control de Incendio , 600–700 m, 18.x–15.xi.2001, I. Jimenez, LN 238550View Materials _358650, #65437”  ; 3♀ “ COSTA RICA, Guanacaste, R. V. S. Bosque Diriá, 200 m, 14–15.ii.2011, LN 239083View Materials _ 358610, 200 m, J.S. Noyes, BMNH (Ent) 2011-93”  ; 1♀ “ COSTA RICA, Guanacaste, Santa Cruz, Parque Nacional Marino Las Baulas , 0 m, 16.viii.2000, Y. Cárdenas, LN 258040View Materials _332690, #59488”  ; 1♀ “ COSTA RICA, Guanacaste, Parque Nacional Santa Rosa , 300 m, BH-12-C, 24.viii–14.ix.1985, D.H. Janzen & I.D. Gauld ”, following from same locality as previous but collected 26.x–16.xi.1965 (3♀), 16.xi–7.xii.1985 (1♀), 7–28.xii.1985 (2♀), 8.ii–2.iii.1986 (1♀), 14.viii–6.ix.1986 (1♀), 6–27.ix.1986 (6♀), 27.ix–18.x.1986 (8♀), 18.x–18.xi.1986 (2♀), 8–29.xi.1986 (2♀), 21.ii– 14.iii.1987 (4♀), 14.iii–4.iv.1987 (1♀)  ; 1♀ “ COSTA RICA, Guanacaste, Santa Rosa, Bosque Humedo , 10°51’N 85°31’W, 300 m, ii.2007, J.S. Noyes, BMNH (Ent) 2010-21”GoogleMaps  , 1♀ from same locality as previous but collected 23.ii.2009GoogleMaps  ; 1♀ “ COSTA RICA, Heredia, Estación Biológica La Selva , 75 m, 10º26’N, 84º01’W, 23–24.ii.2005, J.S. Noyes ”; following from same locality as previous but collected 14.x.1994 (1♀), 14.ix.1995 (1♀), x.1995 (1♀), xi.1995 (1♀), xii.1995 (2♀), 1.iv.1996 (1♀), iv.1996 (2♀), 24–25.ii.2011 (1♀)GoogleMaps  ; 1♀ ” COSTA RICA, Limón, 4km NE Bataam, x–xi.1999, P. Hanson ”GoogleMaps  ; 2♀ “ COSTA RICA, Puntarenas, Golfito, Parque Nacional Corcovado, Estación Agujas , Cerro Quebraditos , 782 m, 20.ii–15.iii.2001, J. Azofeifa, MT, LS 521400View Materials _274300, #61700”  ; 2♀ “ COSTA RICA, Puntarenas, Estación Agujas, Cerro Quebraditos , 782 m, 15.iii–28.iv.2001, J. Azofeifa, MT, LS 521400View Materials _ 274300, #62408”  ; 1♀ “ COSTA RICA, Puntarenas, Golfito, Estación Agujas, 250–350m, 13–30.v.2000, J. Azofeifa, Red de Golpe , LS 276750View Materials _526550, #56680”  ; 1♀ “ COSTA RICA, Puntarenas, A.C.O, Golfito, Estación Agujas , 250–350m, 15.viii–15.ix.1999, J. Azofeifa, MT, LS 276750View Materials _526550, #53264”  ; 1♀ “ COSTA RICA, Puntarenas, Osa Peninsula, Estación Agujas , 18km W Puerto Jimenez, 300 m, 15.i–15.ii.2000, J.A. Azofeifa ”  ; 2♀ “ COSTA RICA, Puntarenas, Golfito, Cerro Rincón, La Tigrilla , 600 m, x.2000, J. Azofeifa, MT, LS 523600View Materials _274500, #60080”  ; 1♀ “ COSTA RICA, Puntarenas, Golfito, Parque Nacional Corcovado, Cerro Rincón , La Tigrilla , 600 m, ix.2000, J. Azofeifa, MT, LS 523600View Materials _274500, #59153”  ; 2♀ “ COSTA RICA, Puntarenas, Parque Nacional Corcovado, Los Patos , 08º33’N, 83º30’W, 200 m, ii.2000, MT & YPT, J.S. Noyes & J.A. Azofeifa ”GoogleMaps  ; 1♂ from same locality as previ- ous but collected 1–9.iii.2000GoogleMaps  ; 1♀ “ COSTA RICA, Puntarenas, Los Charcos de Osa , 08º40’N, 83º30’W, 50 m, 18– 19.ii.2008, J.S. Noyes ”GoogleMaps  ; 1♀ “ COSTA RICA, Puntarenas, RA Cabo Blanco , 09º35’N, 85º06’W, 30 m, 16–17.ii.2009, J.S. Noyes ”GoogleMaps  ; 1♀ “ PERU: Junin, Satipo , 21–24.i.1984, MT, L. Huggert ” ( MZLU)  . Paratypes deposited in MZLU, MZUCR, NHMUK  .

MT

Mus. Tinro, Vladyvostok

MZLU

Lund University

TA

Timescale Adventures Research and Interpretive Center

R

Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile

V

Royal British Columbia Museum - Herbarium

LS

Linnean Society of London

NHMUK

Natural History Museum, London