Aleiodes

Farahani, Samira, Talebi, Ali Asghar, Achterberg, Cornelis Van & Rakhshani, Ehsan, 2015, A review of the subfamily Rogadinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) from Iran, Zootaxa 3973 (2), pp. 227-250: 240-242

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Aleiodes
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Aleiodes   (C helonorhogas) apicalis (Brullé, 1832)  

( Figs 10 View FIGURE 10 A –F, 12 B)

Aleiodes ductor   auctt. p.p. not Thunberg, 1822 Material examined. Guilan province: Roodsar, Rahim abad, Orkom (36 ° 45 ′ 44.34 ″ N, 50 ° 18 ′ 11.88 ″ E, 1201 m a. s. l.), 17.v.2010, 1♀; Roodsar, Rahim abad, Ghazichak (36 ° 45 ′ 52.62 ″ N, 50 ° 20 ′01.08″ E, 1787 m a. s. l.), 17.v.2010, 3♀; 31.v.2010, 1♀, 1 ♂; 07.vi.2010, 2♀; 14.vi.2010, 4♀; 22.vi.2010, 3♀; 28.vi.2010, 2♀, 5 ♂; 05.vii.2010, 1♂; Mazandaran province: Noor, Chamestan, Gaznasara (36 ° 16 ′ 56.82 ″ N, 52 ° 10 ′ 58.50 ″ E, 2032 m a. s. l.), 28.vi.2011, 2♀; 13.vii.2011, 3♀; 26.vii.2011, 1♀, 1 ♂; Noor, Chamestan, Tangehvaz (36 ° 21 ′ 55.68 ″ N, 52 °06′ 10.32 ″ E, 702 m a. s. l.), 28.vi.2011, 1♀; leg. A. Nadimi.

Diagnostic characters (female). Body length 5.2–6.9 mm; antenna with 48–54 segments, apical segments quadrate; compound eyes medium-sized ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 A); face 2.0 × as wide as its height, hypoclypeal depression as wide as its distance from compound eye ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 B); postocellar line as long as ocellar diameter, ocular-ocellar line 2.4–2.6 × longer than ocellar diameter ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 C), length of temple 0.8 × as long as length of compound eye in dorsal view ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 C); mesopleuron almost smooth with sporadic punctate ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 D); vein r of fore wing 0.5 × as long as 3 -SR, vein 2 -CU 1 as long as vein 1 -CU 1 ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 E), marginal cell of hind wing widened apically; claws blackish pectinate; first and second metasomal tergites with distinctly longitudinal striae, second metasomal tergite distinctly transverse, 1.3–1.4 × as wide as its length ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 F).

Coloration. Body black; antenna brownish, usually apical half dark ( Fig. 12 View FIGURE 12 B), head and mesosoma black; leg reddish except hind tarsus, apical hind femur and half of hind tibia black ( Fig. 12 View FIGURE 12 B); first and second metasomal tergites reddish, third metasomal tergite reddish except apical, following tergites completely black ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 F).

General distribution. South Palaearctic.

Distribution in Iran. Guilan and Mazandaran provinces (current study); Sistan & Baluchestan province ( Hedwig 1957 as A. ductor   ), not exactly defined ( Tobias 1976, 1986), Isfahan province ( Ghahari et al. 2011 c as A. ductor   ).