Madecadryinus silvanus Olmi, 2007

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619 : 588-589

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Madecadryinus silvanus Olmi, 2007


7. Madecadryinus silvanus Olmi, 2007

( Figs 261F View FIGURE 261 , 262D View FIGURE 262 )

Madecadryinus silvanus Olmi 2007c: 31 ; Azevedo et al. 2010: 886.

Description. ♂ ( Fig. 262D View FIGURE 262 ). Fully winged; body length 1.4–2.2 mm. Head black, except mandible testaceous and clypeus testaceous-dark; antenna testaceous-darkened; mesosoma black; metasoma brown; legs yellow-testaceous. In paratypes, mesosoma brown-black. In specimen from Madagascar, 17°41.36’S 49°27.37’E, MG-37B-18, mesosoma totally testaceous-dark and metasoma yellow-testaceous. Antenna filiform, very slender and long, much longer than body; antennomeres in following proportions: 6:5:10:12:10:12:12:11:10:10. Head ( Fig. 262D View FIGURE 262 ) convex, shiny, unsculpured; occiput very concave, unsculptured; frontal line absent; central area of frons with slight short median longitudinal furrow; occipital carina complete; ocelli large ( Fig. 262D View FIGURE 262 ); holotype with POL = 4; OOL = 3; paratype with POL = 4; OL = 1.5; OOL = 2; minimum distance from eye to occipital carina about as long as OL; TL = 4; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli longer than OOL (3:2); lateral ocelli touching occipital carina; temple very long, shorter than eye (4:9); mandible with four irregular teeth. Palpal formula 6/3. Mesoscutum, mesoscutellum and metanotum shiny, unsculptured (in specimen from Madagascar, 12°31.13’S 49°10.45’E, mesoscutum finely punctate, unsculptured among punctures); notauli complete, posteriorly separated; minimum distance between notauli less than twice as long as greatest breadth of lateral ocelli (5:3). Epicnemium exposed. Metapectal-propodeal disc and propodeal declivity reticulate rugose, with areolae at least partly as large as tegulae. Forewing very slightly broadly darkened, with darker spot around 2r-rs&Rs vein; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein slightly longer than proximal part (12:11); 2R1 cell open. Hind wing very slightly darkened. Paramere ( Fig. 261F View FIGURE 261 ) without inner apical and pointed expansion; basivolsella with apex parallel to distivolsella ( Fig. 261F View FIGURE 261 ). Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♀. Unknown.

Material examined. Types: ♂ holotype: MADAGASCAR: Toamasina, Akirindro Mt. , 7.6 km 341° Ambi- nanitelo, 15°17.18’S 49°32.54’E, 600 m, 17–21.III.2003, MT, rainforest, Fisher, Griswold et al. leg., BLF 8253 ( CAS). Paratypes: MADAGASCAR: Toamasina, same locality label as holotype GoogleMaps , 1♂ ( CAS); Toamasina, Andasibe National Park , 18°55.58’S 48°24.47’E, botanic garden near entrance to park, 1025 m, 1–5.IX.2001, MT, tropical forest, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-01-08B-11 GoogleMaps , 2♂♂ ( CAS, MOLC). Other material: MADAGASCAR: Antsiranana, Binara Forest , 7.5 km 230° SW Daraina, 13°15.18’S 49°37.00’E, 375 m, 1.XII.2003, MT, tropical dry forest, B.L. Fisher leg., BLF9557 GoogleMaps , 1♂ ( CAS); Antsiranana, Marojejy National Park, 5 km W Manantenina village, Camp Man- tella, 14°26.29’S 49°46.44’E, 490 m, 26.IX–4.X.2005, MT, low altitude rainforest, M. Irwin, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-31-32 GoogleMaps , 1♂ ( MOLC); Antsiranana, Bekaraoka Forest , 6.8 km 60° ENE Daraina, 13°00.00’S 49°42.36’E, 150 m, 7.XII.2003, tropical dry forest, general collecting night spiders, B.L. Fisher leg., BLF9876 GoogleMaps , 1♂ ( CAS); Antsiranana, Montagne d’Ambre National Park , 12°30.52’S 49°10.53’E, 900 m, 29.I.2001, netted by hand, M.E. Irwin leg., MA- 01-01A-05 GoogleMaps , 2♂♂ ( CAS, MOLC); Antsiranana, Montagne d’Ambre National Park , 12°31.13’S 49°10.45’E, 1125 m, 29.I–11.II.2001, MT, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-01-01D-03 GoogleMaps , 1♂ ( CAS); same locality label, 11.II–4.III.2001, MA- 01-01D-04 GoogleMaps , 1♂ ( MOLC); Antsiranana, Montagne d’Ambre National Park , 12°31’S 49°11’E, 975 m, 4–10.III.2001, MT, M.E. Irwin, E.I. Schlinger & R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-01-01B-06 GoogleMaps , 3♂♂ (2 in CAS, 1 in MOLC); Antsiranana, Sakalava Beach , 12°15.46’S 49°23.51’E, 10 m, 15.II–6.III.2001, dwarf littoral forest, MT, across sandy trail, MA- 01-04B-03, M.E. Irwin & R. Harin’Hala leg. GoogleMaps , 2♂♂ ( CAS, MOLC); Fianarantsoa, Ranomafana National Park, Belle Vue at Talatakely , 21°15.99’S 47°25.21’E, 1020 m, 4–12.II.2002, MT, secondary tropical forest, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-02-09C-15 GoogleMaps , 1♂ ( CAS); Fianarantsoa, Ranomafana National Park , radio tower at forest edge, 21°15.05’S 47°24.43’E, 1130 m, 18–27.II.2003, 9–20.III.2003, MT, mixed tropical forest, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-02-09B-53 GoogleMaps , 2♂♂ ( MOLC); Toamasina, Mananara-Nord National Park, 7.1 km 261° Antanambe , 16°27.18’S 49°47.15’E, 225 m, 16.XI.2005, YPT, rainforest, B.L. Fisher et al. leg., BLF12705 GoogleMaps , 1♂ ( CAS); Toamasina, Mobot site, Analalava , 7 km SW of Foulpointe, 17°41.36’S 49°27.37’’E, 60 ft., 11–18.I.2008, MT, on sand in low altitude dense humid forest, MG-37B-18 , 1♂ ( MOLC); same locality label, 21–28.IX.2007, MG-37B-02 , 1♂ ( CAS); same locality label, 25.IV–2.V.2008, MG-37B-33 , 1♂ ( CAS); same locality label, 9–16.XI.2007, MG-37B-09 , 1♂ ( MOLC); Toamasina, Ankerana , 18°24.23’S 48°48.09’E, 1108 m, 19–24.I.2012, MT, montane forest, B.L. Fisher et al. leg., BLF27860 GoogleMaps , 1♂ ( MOLC) .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Madagascar.


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Madecadryinus silvanus Olmi, 2007

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

Madecadryinus silvanus

Azevedo, C. O. & Madl, M. & Olmi, M. 2010: 886
Olmi, M. 2007: 31
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