Gonatopus guigliae (Benoit, 1951)

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619 : 501-502

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Gonatopus guigliae (Benoit, 1951)
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79. Gonatopus guigliae (Benoit, 1951)

( Figs 209F, G View FIGURE 209 , 215A View FIGURE 215 , 219E View FIGURE 219 , 220A View FIGURE 220 , 224A View FIGURE 224 )

Digonatopus guigliae Benoit 1951a: 298 .

Chalcogonatopus guigliae (Benoit) : Olmi & Currado 1976: 169.

Gonatopus guigliae (Benoit) : Olmi 1984: 1596; 1998c: 71; 2004a: 369; 2006: 49; Guglielmino & Olmi 2006: 47, 48; Olmi 2009b: 460; Penati & Olmi 2011: 79.; Olmi et al. 2016: 80 View Cited Treatment .

Description. ♀ ( Fig. 224A View FIGURE 224 ). Apterous; body length 4.5–6.2 mm. Head black, except mandible, clypeus and ante- rior part of frons yellow; antenna black, except scape and pedicel yellow; mesosoma black; metasoma black, with brown nuances; legs yellow, except brown spots on coxae, protrochanter, clubs of femora and outer side of protibia. Antennomeres in following proportions: 12:12:33:27:21:19:15:15:14:18. Head ( Fig. 209F View FIGURE 209 ) excavated; frons with many longitudinal keels; POL = 3; OL = 4; OOL = 15. Palpal formula 6/3. Pronotum crossed by strong transverse impression, shiny, smooth and setose. Mesoscutum alutaceous, with two lateral pointed apophyses laterally. Metanotum transversely striate, about coplanar to mesoscutellum ( Fig. 209G View FIGURE 209 ). Metapectal-propodeal disc shiny, smooth; propodeal declivity transversely striate. Mesopleuron and metapleuron transversely striate. Meso-metapleural suture obsolete or partly visible. Enlarged claw ( Fig. 215A View FIGURE 215 ) with one small subapical tooth and seven peg-like setae. Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 215A View FIGURE 215 ) with inner side proximally serrate and two rows of 1–2 (proximal) + 23–26 lamellae; apex with approximately 16–18 lamellae. Tibial spurs 1/0/1.

♂. Fully winged; body length 2.4–2.8 mm. Head black, except mandible testaceous; antenna brown; mesosoma black; metasoma brown; legs testaceous, except femora and meso- and metatibia partly brown. Antenna filiform; antennomeres in following proportions: 4.5:5.5:8:7:6.5:6:6:5.5:6:10; antennomere 3 less than 3 × as long as broad (8:3). Head dull, swollen, completely reticulate rugose; frontal line absent; occipital carina absent; POL = 7; OL = 3; OOL = 4; vertex with two oval smooth and shiny areas situated between lateral ocelli and eyes (areas not surrounded anteriorly by high carina). Palpal formula 6/3. Mesoscutum dull, granulate. Notauli complete, posteriorly sepa- rated; minimum distance between notauli almost as long as greatest breadth of lateral ocelli (3:2.8). Mesoscutellum and metanotum shiny, punctate, unsculptured among punctures. Metapectal-propodeal disc dull, reticulate rugose. Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands; 2r-rs&Rs vein regularly curvilinear, with distal part longer than proximal part (16:9). Dorsal process of paramere ( Figs 219E View FIGURE 219 , 220A View FIGURE 220 ) long and slender. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

Material examined. Types: ♀ holotype: UGANDA: Busoga Kingdom, Bussu , 1910, E. Bayon leg. ( MCSNG) . Paratype: same locality label as holotype , 1♀ ( MRAC) (collecting data has been wrongly reported as “Bussu- 1909” in the original description of Benoit (1951a) (see Penati & Olmi 2011)). Other material: MOZAMBIQUE: Gaza Prov., along Palmeira-Macia Road, 2 Km E of Incomati River Bridge, M. Olmi reared from Cicadellid , C. 11.X.1996 , B. 15.X.1996, Sf. 14.XI.1996 , 1♀ ( AMNH); same locality label, C. 11.X.1996 , B. 15.X.1996, Sf. 18.XI.1996 , 1♀ ( AMNH); same locality label, C. 11.X.1996 , B. 16.X.1996, Sf. 18.XI.1996 , 1♂ ( AMNH); same locality label, C. 11.X.1996 , B. 15.X.1996, Sf. 13.XI.1996 , 1♂ ( AMNH); same locality label, C. 11.X.1996 , B. 16.X.1996, Sf. 18.XI.1996 , 1♂ ( AMNH); Maputo Prov., Catembe, C. 26.XI.1999 , B. 27.XI.1999, Sf. 7.I.2000 , M. Olmi reared from Cicadellid, 1♂ ( AMNH); Nampula Prov., Nampula, approximately 500 m from Nampula Catholic Seminary, C. 24.XI.1999 , B. 28.XI.1999, Sf. 1.I.2000 , reared from nymphs and adults of Exitianus zuluensis Ross, M. Olmi reared, 1♀ ( MOLC); Niassa, Cuamba, campus of the Faculty of Agriculture of Catholic University of Mozambique , C. 29.V.2007 , B. 5.VI.2007, Sf. 7.VII.2007 , M. Olmi reared from an adult of Exitianus , 1♀ ( MOLC). SOUTH AFRICA: Free State, near Bethulie, Tussen Die Riviere Reserve , 30°30’S 26°12’E, 30.III – 3.IV.1987 GoogleMaps , 1♀ ( SANC); Free State, Odendaalsrus caravan park, 27°52’S 26°41’E, 28.I.1979 GoogleMaps , B. Lamoral leg., 1♀ ( DJBC); KwaZulu-Natal, Manguzi Forest edge, 5.I.1988 , day flight, P. Reavell leg., 1♀ ( NMSA); KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Drakensberg, The Ledges Guest Farm, along the road from R74 to Cavern Berg Resort , grass in front of the farm, C. 9.IV.2007 , B. 12.IV.2007, M. Olmi reared from Cicadellid, 1♀ ( MOLC); KwaZulu-Natal, Winterton, along Rd 600, grass in front of the gate of Cathrin Farm , 10.IV.2007 , M. Olmi reared, 1♀ ( SAMC); Limpopo, 30 km W Hoedspruit , 27.XI.1978 , D. Brothers & C. Jacot-Guillarmod leg., 1♀ ( DJBC); Limpopo, Ellisras District, D’Nyala Nature Reserve , 23°45’S 27°49’E, 8–12.XII.1989 GoogleMaps , 1♀ ( MOLC); Western Cape, near Citrusdal, The Baths, M. Olmi reared from adult of Exitianus taeniaticeps (Kirschbaum) , C. 22.I.2003 , B. 25.I.2003, Sf. 18.II.2003 , 1♀ ( MOLC); same locality label, C. 22.I.2003 , B. 26.I.2003, Sf. 19.II.2003 , 1♀ ( MOLC); same locality label, C. 22.I.2003 , B. 3.II.2003, Sf. 25.II.2003 , 1♀ ( MOLC); Western Cape, Cederberg Mts., Algeria , 6.II.2006 , M. Olmi reared ex Exitianus taeniaticeps (Kirschbaum) ; 15.5 km N Viliersdorp, along Rd. 43, 13.II.2006 , M. Olmi reared ex Exitianus taeniaticeps (Kirschbaum) , 1♀ ( MOLC) .

Hosts. Cicadellidae ( Guglielmino et al. 2013) : in Mozambique: Exitianus zuluensis Ross ; in South Africa: Exitianus natalensis Ross ; Exitianus taeniaticeps (Kirschbaum) .

Distribution. Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda.

MRAC

Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

SANC

Agricultural Research Council-Plant Protection Research Institute

NMSA

KwaZulu-Natal Museum

SAMC

Iziko Museums of Cape Town

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Alismatales

Family

Araceae

Genus

Gonatopus

Loc

Gonatopus guigliae (Benoit, 1951)

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

Gonatopus guigliae

Olmi, M. & van Noort, S. & Guglielmino, A. 2016: 80
Olmi, M. 2009: 460
Guglielmino, A. & Olmi, M. 2006: 47
Olmi, M. 2004: 369
Olmi, M. 1998: 71
Olmi, M. 1984: 1596
1984
Loc

Chalcogonatopus guigliae (Benoit)

Olmi, M. & Currado, I. 1976: 169
1976
Loc

Digonatopus guigliae

Benoit, P. L. G. 1951: 298
1951