Madecadryinus ranomafanensis Olmi, Copeland & van Noort,

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 583-584

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Madecadryinus ranomafanensis Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

sp. nov.

4. Madecadryinus ranomafanensis Olmi, Copeland & van Noort  , sp. nov.

( Figs 258F, HView FIGURE 258, 259View FIGURE 259)

Diagnosis. ♂ of Madecadryinus  with POL about 3 × as long as OOL ( Fig. 258FView FIGURE 258) and mesoscutum granulate.

Description. ♂ ( Figs 259View FIGURE 259). Fully winged; body length 1.1–1.5 mm. Head brown, except mandible and clyp- eus testaceous; antenna brown-testaceous; mesosoma brown, occasionally black; metasoma brown-testaceous; legs yellow. Antenna filiform, setose, very slender, about as long as body; antennomeres in following proportions: 5:3:7:8:8:8:8:8:7:8. Head ( Fig. 259CView FIGURE 259) 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 ( Figs 258FView FIGURE 258, 259CView FIGURE 259); POL = 3; OL = 1; OOL = 1; minimum distance from eyes to occipital carina as long as OL; TL = 4; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli longer than OL (2:1); lateral ocelli touching occipital carina; temple very long, shorter than eye (4:8); clypeus without short median longitudinal keel. Palpal formula 6/3. Mesoscutum ( Fig. 259AView FIGURE 259) dull, completely slightly granulate. Notauli complete, posteriorly separated; minimum distance between notauli less than twice as long as breadth of lateral ocelli (3:2). Mesoscutellum and metanotum shiny, unsculptured. Epicnemium exposed. Mesopleuron and metapleuron shiny, unsculptured. Metapectal-propodeal disc and propodeal declivity reticulate rugose, with some areolae as large as tegulae. Forewing ( Fig. 259DView FIGURE 259) hyaline without slight dark transverse bands; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein shorter than proximal part (8:12); 2R1 cell open. Hind wing hyaline, without dark transverse band. Paramere ( Fig. 258HView FIGURE 258) without inner apical and pointed expansion; basivolsella with apex parallel to distivolsella ( Fig. 258HView FIGURE 258). Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♀. Unknown.

Material examined. Types: ♂ holotype (CASTYPE19469): MADAGASCAR: Fianarantsoa, Ranomafana National Park, Belle Vue at Talatakely , 21°15.99’S 47°25.21’E, 1020 m, 19–26.II.2002, MT, secondary tropical forest, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-02-09C-17 ( CAS)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes: MADAGASCAR: same locality label as holotype, 4–16.V.2003, MA-02-09C-60GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( CAS)  ; same locality label as holotype, 12–23.IV.2003, MA-02-09C-58  , 1♂ ( MOLC)  ; Fianarantsoa, Ranomafana National Park, Vohiparara , at broken bridge, 21°13.57’S 47°22.19’E, 1110 m, 26.II–4.IV.2002, MT, high altitude rainforest, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-02-09A-18GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( MOLC)  ; same locality label, 26–31.III.2002, MA-02-09A-22  , 3♂♂ (2 in CAS, 1 in MOLC); Fianarantsoa, Manombo Special Reserve camp site, 32 km SSE of Farafangana, 23°01.31’S 47°43.20’E, 36 m, 27.VII–10.VIII.2005, MT, lowland rainforest, M. Irwin, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-28-24GoogleMaps  , 2♂♂ ( CAS, MOLC)  ; same locality label, 24.IV–10.V.2005, MA-28-18  , 1♂ ( CAS)  ; same locality label, 6–- 24.VI.2005, MA-28-21  , 1♂ ( CAS)  ; same locality label, 30.X–12.XI.2004, MA-28-03  , 1♂ ( MOLC)  .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Madagascar.

Etymology. The species is named ranomafanensis  after the collection site in the Ranomafana National Park.


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