Acrotaphus Townes, 1960,

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: 5

publication ID

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

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:ECDD7238-342B-416E-B2D1-70AA999716FE

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scientific name

Acrotaphus Townes, 1960
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Acrotaphus Townes, 1960 

Acrotaphus Townes in Townes & Townes, 1960: 256  . Type-species: Epimecis wiltii Cresson, 1870  , by original designation.

Diagnosis: Acrotaphus  species can be distinguished from all other species of the Polysphincta  group of genera by the combination of the following characters: 1) body smooth and polished; 2) head rounded, in frontal view; 3) occipital carina very strong, flange-like, complete and not dipped mediodorsally; 4) vein 3 rs-m absent, 2 rs-m very long; 5) pronotum more or less elongated, thickened, without any kind of adapted structures, higher than long (posterior margin), in lateral view; 6) epomia absent; 7) mesoscutum smooth; 8) epicnemial carina present, strong ventrally, producing forward in an unsharpe angulation; 9) submetapleural carina absent; 10) propodeum smooth, without carinae; 11) ovipositor 0.9–1.8× longer than hind tibia; 12) lower valve of ovipositor with a swelling in the base and mid region; 13) male with paramere truncated apically; 14) male with bristles in the anterolateral region of the volsellar lamina, just below the base of the digitus.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Ichneumonidae

Loc

Acrotaphus Townes, 1960

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

Acrotaphus Townes in Townes & Townes, 1960: 256

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