Dryinus dentatiforceps Olmi, Copeland & van Noort, 2019

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619 : 365-366

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8D375836-CCBA-473C-836F-6ABD44B4F881

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E987E2-FEC3-2B25-FF3E-D4DFFE9EFC4C

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Dryinus dentatiforceps Olmi, Copeland & van Noort
status

sp. nov.

48. Dryinus dentatiforceps Olmi, Copeland & van Noort   , sp. nov.

( Figs 147D View FIGURE 147 , 148 View FIGURE 148 )

Diagnosis. ♀ of Dryinus with head granulate, not sculptured by irregular keels; notauli absent; forewing with two dark transverse bands; enlarged claw ( Fig. 147D View FIGURE 147 ) spatulate, with one long row of 13 teeth extending from proximal region to apex and one row of 11 lamellae.

Description. ♀ ( Fig. 148 View FIGURE 148 ). Fully winged; body length 3.4 mm. Head black, except mandible testaceous and clypeus brown; antenna brown, except scape and pedicel testaceous; mesosoma black, except lateral margins of pronotum testaceous; metasoma brown; legs testaceous, except metatibia and inner side of metafemur club darkened. Antenna clavate; antennomeres in following proportions: 11:5:22:12:10:8:8:6:5:8. Head weakly excavated, dull, granulate; occiput slightly granulate; frontal line complete; occipital carina incomplete, only present behind and on sides of lateral ocelli; temple absent; lateral ocelli touching occipital carina; POL = 5; OL = 3; OOL = 8; greatest breadth of posterior ocellus shorter than OL (2:3). Pronotum dull, granulate, crossed by deep anterior transverse furrow and strong posterior transverse furrow; posterior collar short; disc humped; pronotal tubercle not reaching tegula. Mesoscutum dull, granulate and reticulate rugose. Notauli absent. Mesoscutum with two longitudinal keels similar to notauli. Mesoscutellum dull, granulate and slightly rugose. Metanotum reticulate rugose. Metapectal-propodeal disc reticulate rugose; propodeal declivity reticulate rugose, with two longitudinal keels. Forewing with two dark transverse bands; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein longer than proximal part (11:6). Hind wing hyaline. Protarsomeres in following proportions: 18:3:7:13:22. Enlarged claw ( Figs 147D View FIGURE 147 , 148D View FIGURE 148 ) spatulate, with one long row of 13 teeth extending from proximal region to apex and one row of 11 lamellae. Protarsomere 5 ( Figs 147D View FIGURE 147 , 148D View FIGURE 148 ) with three rows of 5 (very long) + 27 lamellae; apex with group of about 13 lamellae. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♂. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♀ holotype: SOUTH AFRICA: Western Cape, Gamkaberg Nature Reserve , 33°39.941’S 21°53.505’E, 315 m, 8.II–21.III.2009, MT, Gamka Thicket, S. van Noort leg., SAM-HYM-A023302 ( SAMC) GoogleMaps   .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. South Africa.

Etymology. The species is named dentatiforceps   (= pince with teeth) because of the long row of teeth present in the enlarged claw.

SAMC

Iziko Museums of Cape Town

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Dryinidae

Genus

Dryinus