Deinodryinus pulcher Olmi, 2010,

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 245-246

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Deinodryinus pulcher Olmi, 2010


21. Deinodryinus pulcher Olmi, 2010 

( Figs 87FView FIGURE 87, 89FView FIGURE 89, 92View FIGURE 92 FView FIGURE 92, 94View FIGURE 94 FView FIGURE 94, 95View FIGURE 95 AView FIGURE 95)

Deinodryinus pulcher Olmi 2010b: 55  ; Azevedo et al. 2010: 882; Guglielmino & Olmi 2015: 248.

Description. ♀ ( Fig. 94FView FIGURE 94). Fully winged; body length 4.1–5.1 mm. Testaceous-reddish, except head brown-reddish, median region of metasoma brown and petiole black (in specimen from Madagascar, 17°45’33’’S 48°51’17’’E, head ferruginous, except ocellar triangle black, and metasoma totally ferruginous); antenna testaceous-reddish, except antennomere 10 brown (in specimen from Madagascar, 17°45’33’’S 48°51’17’’E, antenna testaceous, except antennomeres 9–10 brown). Specimen from Madagascar, 21°15.05’S 47°24.43’E, testaceous-reddish, except head black and posterior half of metasoma darkened. In specimen from Madagascar, 21°15.99’S 47°25.21’E, head black, except part of mandible, part of malar space and occiput ferruginous. Antenna clavate; antennomeres in following proportions: 13:7:17:9:7:8:8:8:7.5:11. Head convex, shiny, with frons completely reticulate rugose and vertex and temple strongly punctate, unsculptured among punctures; frontal line complete; frons without lateral keels near orbits directed towards antennal toruli; vertex behind ocellar triangle with tracks of two incomplete oblique keels connecting lateral ocelli to occipital carina; occipital carina complete; POL = 4; OL = 3; OOL = 7; OPL = 9; TL = 5; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli longer than OL (4.5:3). Pronotum anteriorly crossed by strong transverse impression, shiny, finely punctate, unsculptured among punctures; posterior surface broader than long, shorter than mesoscutum (11:24), with lateral margins sharp; pronotal tubercle reaching tegula. Mesoscutum and mesoscutellum shiny, punctate, unsculptured among punctures. Notauli incomplete, reaching approximately 0.9 × length of mesoscutum (0.8 × in specimen from Madagascar, 17°45’33’’S 48°51’17’’E). Metanotum shiny, unsculptured. Metapectal-propodeal disc reticulate rugose, without transverse posterior keel; propodeal declivity almost completely dull and reticulate rugose, except very small central smooth area punctate and unsculptured among punctures. Forewing with two dark transverse bands; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein longer than proximal part (20:14). Protarsomeres in following proportions: 11:3.5:6:9:22. Enlarged claw ( Fig. 92FView FIGURE 92) with one bristle situated further distally than proximal prominence. Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 92FView FIGURE 92) with three rows of approximately 31 lamellae (many lamellae much longer than others); apex with approximately eight lamellae, among which one much longer than others; tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♂ ( Fig. 95AView FIGURE 95). Fully winged; body length 2.1–2.4. Head black, except mandible testaceous; antenna browntestaceous; mesosoma and metasoma black; legs testaceous, except metacoxa partly brown. Antenna filiform, with setae shorter than breadth of antennomeres; antennomeres in following proportions: 6:3.5:6.5:5:5:5:5:5:4:8. Head shiny, finely punctate, unsculptured among punctures; vertex without two oblique keels from lateral ocelli to occipital carina; frontal line absent; occipital carina complete; POL = 5; OL = 3; OOL = 5; OPL = 2; TL = 3; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli slightly shorter than OL (2.5:3). Mesoscutum shiny, as sculptured as head. Notauli incomplete, reaching approximately 0.5 × length of mesoscutum. Mesoscutellum and metanotum shiny, punctate, unsculpured among punctures. Metapectal-propodeal disc dull, reticulate rugose, with transverse posterior keel (keel dorsally extending to anterior margin of metapectal-propodeal disc; metapectal-propodeal disc very reduced ( Fig. 89FView FIGURE 89)); propodeal declivity completely reticulate rugose, without longitudinal or transverse keels. Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein slightly longer than proximal part (9:8). Paramere ( Fig. 87FView FIGURE 87) with one very large distal inner branch (margins of branch showing many small papillae). Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

Material examined. Types: ♀ holotype: MADAGASCAR: Fianarantsoa, Ranomafana National Park , Vohipa- rara, 21°13.57’S 47°22.19’E, at broken bridge, 1110 m, 21–28.I.2002, MT, high altitude rainforest, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-02-09A-13 ( CAS). Paratype: same locality label as holotypeGoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( CAS). Other material: MADA- GASCAR: Fianarantsoa, Ranomafana National Park , radio tower at forest edge, 21°15.05’S 47°24.43’E, 1130 m, 15–21.XII.2001, MT, mixed tropical forest, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-02-09B-07GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( CAS); same locality label, 22–28.XI.2001, MA-02-09B-04GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( CAS); same locality label, 14–21.I.2002, MA-02-09B-12GoogleMaps  , 2♂♂ ( CAS); Fi- anarantsoa, Ranomafana National Park, Belle Vue at Talatakely , 21°15.99’S 47°25.21’E, 1020 m, 4–14.VII.2002, MT, secondary tropical forest, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-02-09C-34GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( MOLC); same locality label, 16–26.II.2003, MA-02-09C-54GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( CAS); same locality label, 28.IV–5.V.2002, MA-02-09C-27GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( CAS); same locality la- bel 22–28.XI.2001, MA-02-09C-04GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( CAS); same locality label, 16.X–8.XI.2001, MA-02-09C-01GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( CAS); Toamasina, Zahamena National Park, Onibe River , 17°45’33’’S 48°51’17’’E, 780 m, 21–23.II.2009, YPT, rainforest, BLF22170View Materials, B.L. Fisher et al. legGoogleMaps  ., 1♀ ( MOLC)  .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Madagascar.

Remarks. There is a possibility that D. pulcher  is junior synonym of D. insulanus ( Benoit, 1954)  .


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Deinodryinus pulcher Olmi, 2010

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

Deinodryinus pulcher Olmi 2010b: 55

Guglielmino, A. & Olmi, M. 2015: 248
Azevedo, C. O. & Madl, M. & Olmi, M. 2010: 882