Acrotaphus ferruginosus (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: 24-25

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

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Acrotaphus ferruginosus (Cresson, 1865)
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Acrotaphus ferruginosus (Cresson, 1865) 

( Figs 75–80View FIGURES 75–81)

Epimecis ferruginosa Cresson, 1865: 32  . Lectotype ♀ Cuba (ANSP), designated by Cresson , 1916: 31 [examined]. Hymenoepimecis ferruginosa (Cresson)  , Townes, 1946: 37

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

Diagnosis. This species can be distinguished from all other species of Acrotaphus  by the combination of the following characters: 1) body entirely reddish orange; 2) wing entirely hyaline yellowish, without black bands.

Comments. Additional characters to the original description (♀) are as follows: body [16.0] mm; lower face [0.9]× as broad as high (from supraclypeal suture to base of antenna); margin of gena behind eyes strongly concave in dorsal view; margin of gena [0.45] 0.4–0.5× 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 [0.6] 0.5–0.6× 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 [14.0] 14.0–17.0 mm; cu-a opposite to the base of Rs&M; 2 rs-m [0.8] 0.7–0.8× 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 [0.8] 0.7–0.8× 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 [1.3] 1.3–1.6× as long as posteriorly broad; tergite III [1.2] 1.2–1.3× as long as posteriorly broad; tergites IV–V [1.2] 1.15–1.3× as long as posteriorly broad; ovipositor robust, [1.6] 1.5–1.65× as long as hind tibia; lower valve with slightly swelling in the base and mid region.

Male. Unknown.

Distribution. Cuba ( Fig 81View FIGURES 75–81).

Biological notes. Host unknown.

Material examined. Lectotype: ♀, CUBA, [without other information], #625, ANSP [without the apex of the ovipositor]. Cuba: Villa Mª [sic], 01.v.1977 (Laudelima leg.), ♀, CZACC #7.00/056, IES [digital image sent by Rayner Núñez]; L. San Cayetano, Jibacoa Hab, iv.1969 (Domíngez), ♀, CZACC #7.00/055, IES [digital image sent by Rayner Núñez]; Jarahueca, Ote., 1,800–2,200 ft., 16.x.1935 (J. Acuña), E.E.A. de Cuba nº 11410, ♀, CZACC #7.00/054, IES [digital image sent by Rayner Núñez]; Santiago de Cuba, Guama, Sierra Maestra, cerca del Pico Cuba , Cabezada Rio Potrerillo , 1432 msnm (without collector), 2♀, BIOECO [digital image sent by Eduardo Por- tuondo]. 

ANSP

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

CZACC

Coleccion Zoologia, Academia de Ciencias de Cuba

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Ichneumonidae

Genus

Acrotaphus

Loc

Acrotaphus ferruginosus (Cresson, 1865)

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

Acrotaphus ferruginosus

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