Anteon shimbanum Olmi, 2011

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 193-194

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Anteon shimbanum Olmi, 2011


85. Anteon shimbanum Olmi, 2011  

( Figs 70B View FIGURE 70 , 74 View FIGURE 74 A, B View FIGURE 74 )

Anteon shimbanum Olmi in Olmi & Copeland 2011: 182   ; Olmi et al. 2015: 350.

Description. ♀ ( Figs 74A, B View FIGURE 74 ). Fully winged; body length 2.9–5.0 mm. Head black, except mandible testaceous; antenna testaceous, except antennomeres 5–10 or 6–10 brown; mesosoma black; metasoma brown; tegula testaceous; legs testaceous or testaceous-ferruginous. Antennomeres in following proportions: 15:6:8:5.5:6:6:6:6:6:7. Head dull, completely reticulate rugose; frontal line complete; occipital carina complete; POL = 9; OL = 6; OOL = 5; OPL = 8; TL = 3; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli longer than TL (4:3). Pronotum shiny, reticulate rugose, except posterior margin smooth; posterior surface shorter than mesoscutum (9:22); pronotal tubercle reaching tegula. Mesoscutum dull, granulate and reticulate rugose (occasionally reticulate rugose and not granulate). Notauli absent in holotype; in large specimen (5.0 mm) from South Africa, 27°19.818’S 32°44.792’E, notauli reaching about 0.5 × length of mesoscutum). Mesoscutellum shiny, sculptured by large punctures. Metanotum sculptured by large punctures, unsculptured among punctures. Metapectal-propodeal disc with strong transverse posterior keel, reticulate rugose; propodeal declivity reticulate rugose, with two longitudinal keels and median area as rugose as lateral areas. Forewing with one dark transverse band around 2r-rs&Rs vein; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein much shorter than proximal part (3:11). Protarsomeres in following proportions: 12:2.5:3:5:13; protarsomere 4 produced into hook, approximately 0.5 × as long as basal part of 5 (5:11). Enlarged claw ( Fig. 70B View FIGURE 70 ) very long, slightly longer than protarsomere 5, with proximal prominence bearing one long bristle. Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 70B View FIGURE 70 ) with basal part much longer than apical part (11:2), with some bristles and 5–6 distal lamellae. Arolium very large, about as large as protarsomere 5. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♂. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♀ holotype: KENYA: Coast Prov., Shimba Hills National Park, near artificial pond, 04°22.752’S 39°43.197’E, 335 m, MT, mixed grassland-shrubland, 27.XII.2005 – 10.I.2006, R. Copeland leg. (NMK) GoogleMaps   . Other material: KENYA: Coast Prov. , Kasigau Mtn., 3.82080°S 38.64178°E, 737 m, 7–21.IX.2011, MT, woodland with grass, R. Copeland leg. GoogleMaps  

, 1♀ (MOLC); Coast Prov., Taita Hills, Mwatate area , 3.48444°S 38.33251°E GoogleMaps   ,

1011 m, 10–24.I.2012, MT, below Bura Bluff, riverine forest, R. Copeland leg., 1♀ (NMK). SOUTH AFRICA: KwaZulu-Natal, Mabibi Campsite , 27°19.818’S 32°44.792’E GoogleMaps   , 50 m, 18–20.X.2010, YPT, Maputaland Coastal Belt, SA10-MAB-Y01, 1♀ (SAMC).

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Kenya, South Africa.














Anteon shimbanum Olmi, 2011

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

Anteon shimbanum Olmi in Olmi & Copeland 2011: 182

Olmi, M. & Copeland, R. S. 2011: 182