Conganteon sensitivum Olmi, Copeland & van Noort,

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 70-71

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Conganteon sensitivum Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

sp. nov.

5. Conganteon sensitivum Olmi, Copeland & van Noort  , sp. nov.

( Figs 27DView FIGURE 27, 28View FIGURE 28, 85AView FIGURE 85)

Diagnosis. ♂ of Conganteon  with head and mesosoma mostly black; frons reticulate rugose, with anterior half whitish; pronotum with pronotal tubercle whitish; inner margin of distal part of paramere with many short sensorial processes ( Fig. 27DView FIGURE 27).

Description. ♂ ( Figs 28View FIGURE 28, 85AView FIGURE 85). Fully winged; body length 2.9 mm. Head black, except mandible, clypeus, ma- lar space and anterior half of frons whitish; antenna testaceous, except antennomeres 8–10 brown; mesosoma black, except pronotal tubercle whitish; metasoma brown; legs completely whitish. Antenna filiform; antennomeres in following proportions: 10:4:12:13:11:10:7:6:6:7. Head ( Fig. 28CView FIGURE 28) dull, reticulate rugose; vertex behind ocellar triangle with many longitudinal keels; temple reticulate rugose; frontal line complete; occipital carina complete; POL = 7; OL = 4; OOL = 7; OPL = 8; TL = 10; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli about as long as OL. Mesoscutum ( Fig. 28AView FIGURE 28) strongly punctate, unsculptured among punctures, except anterior half reticulate rugose. Notauli absent. Mesoscutellum and metanotum punctate, unsculptured among punctures. Metapectal-propodeal disc reticulate rugose, without transverse posterior keel; propodeal declivity without longitudinal keels. Forewing ( Fig. 28DView FIGURE 28) hyaline, without dark transverse bands; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein longer than proximal part (14:12). Paramere ( Fig. 27DView FIGURE 27) with inner margin of distal part provided with many short sensorial processes. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♀. Unknown.

Material examined. Types: ♂ holotype (CASTYPE19453): MADAGASCAR: Mahajanga, Beanka Forest Re- serve, 50.2 km E Maintirano, 18°01.35’S 44°03.02’E, 250 m, 19–26.X.2009, YPT, tropical dry forest on tsingy, B.L. Fisher et al. leg., BLF22788View Materials ( CAS)GoogleMaps  . Paratype: MADAGASCAR: Mahajanga, Namoroka National Park , 16.40558S 45.31165E, 21–31.X.2016, MT8, C. Villemant leg.GoogleMaps 

, 1♂ ( MNHN)  .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Madagascar.

Etymology. The species is named sensitivum  because its paramere is provided with many short sensorial processes.


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