Kohliella anula Pulawski, 1991

Mawadda, N. V. Ayisha, Kumar, P. Girish & Sureshan, P. M., 2020, First report of the genus Kohliella Brauns, 1910 (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae Crabroninae) from India with the species K. anula Pulawski, 1991 from Kerala, Zootaxa 4890 (1), pp. 148-150: 148

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4890.1.10

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:D8869341-687A-4727-9852-2BF0660069B1

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4323909

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FE87DA-E071-7C70-CD87-17EBFCC4AD97

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scientific name

Kohliella anula Pulawski, 1991
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Kohliella anula Pulawski, 1991  

( Figs 1–9 View FIGURES 1–9 )

Kohliella anula Pulawski 1991:295   , ♀, ³. Holotype: ♀, Sri Lanka: Mannar District : 0.8 km northeast of Kokmotte in Wilpattu National Park at about 8°32’N 80°02’E ( NMNH) GoogleMaps   .

Material Examined. 2 ³, INDIA: Kerala, Kannur district, Kannapuram (11°58’45.768’’N, 75°18’25.884’’E), 17.iii.2019, Coll. C. Charesh, ZSIK Regd. Nos. ZSI/ WGRC /IR/INV/14903 & 14904 GoogleMaps   .

Comparison with Sri Lankan Specimens.The Indian specimens agree well with the original description ( Pulawski 1991), except in the male examined, the apical sternum is only slightly pointed apically ( Fig. 9 View FIGURES 1–9 ), whereas in the Sri Lankan male the apical sternum has a prominent apical point. This minor difference seems to be due to individual difference in geographically separated populations.

We are grateful to Dr. Kailash Chandra, Director, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata for providing facilities and encouragements. We thankfully acknowledge C. Charesh, Laboratory Assistant , Western Ghat Regional Centre , Zoological Survey of India, Kozhikode for collecting this rare specimens. Authors thank the authorities at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History of Washington DC, USA for the digital image of holotype of Kohliella anula Pulawski. We   also thankful to Dr. W. Pulawski, California Academy of Sciences , San Francisco, USA, for editing the first version of the manuscript, Dr. Yuriy Danilov, subject editor (Apoid Wasps) and two anonymous reviewers for their valuable and helpful comments on the manuscript. The first author is also thankful to UGC for providing financial support and the authorities of University of Calicut for providing facilities and encouragements.

NMNH

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Crabronidae

Genus

Kohliella

Loc

Kohliella anula Pulawski, 1991

Mawadda, N. V. Ayisha, Kumar, P. Girish & Sureshan, P. M. 2020
2020
Loc

Kohliella anula Pulawski 1991:295

Pulawski. We 1991: 295
1991