Gonatopus patrizii Benoit, 1951,

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 530

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4630.1.1

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Gonatopus patrizii Benoit, 1951
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105. Gonatopus patrizii Benoit, 1951 

( Fig. 234EView FIGURE 234)

Gonatopus patrizii Benoit 1951d: 20  ; Olmi 1984: 1634; 2006: 50; 2009b: 460; Olmi et al. 2015: 365.

Description. ♀. Apterous; body length 3.0– 3.4 mm. Head testaceous-reddish; antenna testaceous-reddish, except antennomere 10 brown (in specimen from South Africa, 28°52.08’S 31°22.41’E, antenna testaceous, except antennomeres 9–10 brown); mesosoma testaceous reddish; petiole black; metasoma testaceous-reddish, partly brownish; legs testaceous-reddish (in specimen from South Africa, 28°52.08’S 31°22.41’E, legs testaceous, except stalk of metafemur and both extremities of metatibia brown). Specimen from Kenya, 00°25.45’S 37°32.71’E, brownish, except anterior surface of frons, clypeus, mandible, mesoscutum and metanotum testaceous-reddish. Head excavated, shiny. In specimen from Kenya, 00°25.45’S 37°32.71’E, head excavated, dull, granulate, with frontal line complete, POL = 2; OL = 2; OOL = 7. Palpal formula 6/3. Pronotum crossed by strong transverse impression, shiny, unsculptured, except lateral regions granulate. Mesoscutum shiny, unsculptured, with some longitudinal keels and two lateral pointed apophyses. Metanotum shiny, excavated behind mesoscutellum, rugose. Metapectal-propodeal disc shiny, granulate; propodeal declivity not transversely striate or slightly striate; in specimen from South Africa, 28°52.08’S 31°22.41’E, propodeal declivity granulate, transversely striate near posterior extremity. Mesopleuron and metapleuron not transversely striate or slightly striate. Meso-metapleural suture distinct and complete, broad and step-shaped (mesopleuron and metapleuron situated on different planes). Protarsomeres in following proportions: 13:2:4:16:22. Enlarged claw ( Fig. 234EView FIGURE 234) with one small subapical tooth and 4–5 peg-like setae. Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 234EView FIGURE 234) with inner side proximally not serrate, with two rows of 2–4 + 21–28 lamellae; apex with 9–13 lamellae. Tibial spurs 1/0/1.

♂. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♀ holotype: KENYA: Central Prov., Nairobi , IV.1945, S. Patrizi leg. ( MRAC)  . Other material: KENYA: Eastern Prov., Kirimiri Hill , 00°25.45’S 37°32.71’E, 1745 m, 16–29.III.2005, MT, R. Copeland leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( RSC). SOUTH AFRICA: Eastern Cape, Port St. Johns , 1–11.VI.1923, R.E. Turner leg.  , 1♀ ( NHMUK); same locality label, 1–9.VII.1923  , 1♀ ( NHMUK); same locality label, 6–25.II.1924  , 1♀ ( AMNH); KwaZulu-Natal, Eshowe, near Ntumeni Nature Reserve , 28°52.08’S 31°22.41’E, 680 m, 23.II–20.IV.2007, MT, Kolyada & Mostovski leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( NMSA); KwaZulu-Natal, Cathedral Peak Natural Reserve, Rainbow Gorge , 28°57.60’S 29°13.61’E, 1480 m, 22.IX–17.XI.2006, MT, M. Mostovski leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( MOLC)  .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Kenya, South Africa.

MRAC

Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale

NHMUK

Natural History Museum, London

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

NMSA

KwaZulu-Natal Museum

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Alismatales

Family

Araceae

Genus

Gonatopus

Loc

Gonatopus patrizii Benoit, 1951

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van 2019
2019
Loc

Gonatopus patrizii Benoit 1951d: 20

Olmi, M. 1984: 1634
Benoit, P. L. G. 1951: 20
1951