Acrotaphus fascipennis (Cresson, 1865),

Pádua, Diego G., Sääksjärvi, Ilari E., Monteiro, Ricardo F. & Oliveira, Marcio L., 2020, Review of the New World genus Acrotaphus Townes, 1960 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Pimplinae), with descriptions of fifteen new species, Zootaxa 4719 (1), pp. 1-62: 24

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4719.1.1

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scientific name

Acrotaphus fascipennis (Cresson, 1865)
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Acrotaphus fascipennis (Cresson, 1865) 

( Figs 68–73View FIGURES 68–74)

Epimecis fascipennis Cresson, 1865: 33  . Lectotype ♀ Cuba (ANSP), designated by Cresson , 1916: 31 [examined] Hymenoepimecis fascipennis (Cresson)  , Townes, 1946: 36

Acrotaphus fascipennis (Cresson)  , Townes & Townes, 1960: 256.

Diagnosis. This species can be distinguished from all other Acrotaphus  by the combination of the following characters: 1) margin of gena behind eyes flat in dorsal view; 2) margin of gena 0.3× length of eye in dorsal view; 3) posterior ocelli separated from eyes by 0.1× its diameter in dorsal view; 4) metasoma entirely orange; 5) hind leg orange, with distal tibia 0.4 and tarsus brownish; 6) ovipositor robust, 1.1× as long as hind tibia.

Comments. Additional characters to the original description (♀) are as follows: body [10.0] mm; lower face [0.9]× as broad as high (from supraclypeal suture to base of antenna); margin of gena behind the eyes flat in dorsal view; margin of gena [0.3]× length of eye in dorsal view; posterior ocelli separated from eyes by [0.1]× its diameter in dorsal view; distance from tegula to head greater than [0.4]× distance from tegula to hind margin of propodeum; epicnemial carina present ventrally, extending until reaching the level of the lower corner of the pronotum laterally; fore wing [9.2] mm; cu-a opposite to the base of Rs&M; 2 rs-m [0.7]× as long as abscissa of M between 2 rs-m and 2 m-cu; hind wing with abscissa of Cu 1 between M and cu-a [0.9]× length of cu- a; tarsal claw with basal lobe quadrangular, with claw apex slightly overtaking the posterior margin of lobe; tergite I [1.7]× as long as posteriorly broad; tergite II [1.4]× as long as posteriorly broad; tergite III [1.2]× as long as posteriorly broad; tergites IV–V [1.2]× as long as posteriorly broad; ovipositor robust, [1.1]× as long as hind tibia; lower valve with swelling in the mid region.

Male. Unknown.

Distribution. Cuba ( Fig 74View FIGURES 68–74).

Biological notes. Host unknown.

Material examined. Lectotype: ♀, CUBA, [without other information], #626, ANSP. 

ANSP

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Ichneumonidae

Genus

Acrotaphus

Loc

Acrotaphus fascipennis (Cresson, 1865)

Pádua, Diego G., Sääksjärvi, Ilari E., Monteiro, Ricardo F. & Oliveira, Marcio L. 2020
2020
Loc

Acrotaphus fascipennis

Townes, H. & Townes, M. 1960: 256
1960