Anteon tanzanianum Olmi, 2003,

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 198

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Anteon tanzanianum Olmi, 2003


90. Anteon tanzanianum Olmi, 2003 

( Figs 75FView FIGURE 75, 77AView FIGURE 77)

Anteon tanzanianum Olmi 2003: 24  ; Azevedo et al. 2010: 879.

Description. ♂. Fully winged; body length 2.5–2.9 mm. Head black, except mandible testaceous; antenna of ho- lotype brown; antenna of specimen from Madagascar, 12°30.52’S 49°10.53’E, completely testaceous-darkened; mesosoma black; metasoma brown; pro- and mesolegs testaceous; metalegs of holotype testaceous, except stalks of femora, tibiae and tarsi darkened; metalegs of specimen from Madagascar, 12°30.52’S 49°10.53’E, completely testaceous. Antenna filiform; antennomeres in following proportions: 13:7:12:11:11:11:10:10:10:13. Head dull, reticulate rugose, with anterior half or third of frons sculptured by numerous longitudinal and about parallel keels; clypeus sculptured by numerous longitudinal and parallel keels; in specimen from Madagascar, 12°30.52’S 49°10.53’E, clypeus completely smooth and without parallel keels; frontal line complete; occipital carina complete; POL = 7; OL = 4; OOL = 7; OPL = 5; TL = 4. Mesoscutum of holotype shiny, smooth, slightly granulate and punctate, with some little distinct irregular keels; mesoscutum of specimen from Madagascar, 12°30.52’S 49°10.53’E, punctate and unsculptured among punctures; mesoscutum of specimen from Madagascar, 12°30.52’S 49°10.53’E, strongly granulate. Notauli incomplete, reaching approximately 0.4 × length of mesoscutum. Mesoscutellum and metanotum shiny, smooth, punctate, unsculptured among punctures. Metapectal-propodeal disc with strong transverse posterior keel, reticulate rugose, dull; propodeal declivity dull, with two longitudinal keels and median area as rugose as lateral areas. Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein much shorter than proximal part (4:12). Paramere with ( Fig. 75FView FIGURE 75) or without ( Fig. 77AView FIGURE 77) small distal inner rounded process. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♀. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♂ holotype: TANZANIA: Tanga District, W Usambara Mnts., Mazumbai , 04°49’S 38°30’E, 1400–1600 m, 11–19.XI.1995, C.E. Griswold, N. Scharff & D. Ubick leg., 1546, MT, in forest ( CAS)GoogleMaps  . Other material: MADAGASCAR: Antsiranana, Montagne d’Ambre National Park , 12°30.52’S 49°10.53’E, 960 m, 21–26.I.2001, MT, M.E. Irwin, E.I. Schlinger & R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-01-01A-01, 2♂♂ ( CAS, MOLC)GoogleMaps  ; Fian- arantsoa, Ranomafana National Park, Vohiparara , at broken bridge, 21°13.57’S 47°22.19’E, 4–12.II.2002, 1110 m, MT, high altitude rainforest, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-02-09A-15, 4♂♂ ( CAS)GoogleMaps  .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Madagascar, Tanzania.


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Anteon tanzanianum Olmi, 2003

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

Anteon tanzanianum

Azevedo, C. O. & Madl, M. & Olmi, M. 2010: 879
Olmi, M. 2003: 24