Aleiodes procoronarius, Quicke & Butcher, 2012

Butcher, Buntika Areekul, Smith, M. Alex, Sharkey, Mike J. & Quicke, Donald L. J., 2012, A turbo-taxonomic study of Thai Aleiodes (Aleiodes) and Aleiodes (Arcaleiodes) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Rogadinae) based largely on COI barcoded specimens, with rapid descriptions of 179 new species, Zootaxa 3457, pp. 1-232 : 172-173

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Aleiodes procoronarius

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Aleiodes procoronarius sp. nov.

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Holotype ♂, Thailand, Chiang Mai Province, Doi Inthanon NP, Vachiratham falls , 2.vii.2006, 18° 32.311 N, 98° 36.048 E, 700m, Y Areeluck (voucher BCLDQ00145, Genbank JF962556 View Materials ) ( QSBG). GoogleMaps

Paratypes: 1 ♂, same data as holotype except 26.x.2006 (voucher BCLDQ00196, Genbank JQ388330 View Materials ) ( BMNH) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♂, Thailand, Phetchabun Province, Thung Salaeng Luang NP, Kaeng Wang Nan Yen, 22.x.2006, 16° 37.531’ N, 100° 53.745', unknown collector (voucher BCLDQ00723, Genbank JQ388421 View Materials ) ( QSBG) ; 1 ♂, Thailand, Phetchabun Province, Thung Salaeng, Kaeng Wan Nan Province, 22.xi.2006 (voucher BCLDQ01709, Genbank JF963339 View Materials ) ( QSBG) ; 1 ♂, Thailand, Phetchabun Province, Thung Salaeng Luang National Park, Pine forest Gang Wang Nan Yen , 18.xii.2002, 16° 36.284’ N, 100° 53.128’ E, 749m, Pongpitak and Sathit (voucher BCLDQ00725, Genbank JQ388419 View Materials ) ( QSBG) GoogleMaps .

Body length 5.8 mm, fore wing length 4.7 mm and antenna length 8.2 mm.

Antenna with 55 flagellomeres. Frons with curved striations radiating from lateral parts of antennal sockets, the more medial ones mnearly meeting at midline. Occipital carina complete, dorsally rounded, ventrally slightly reduced but joining hypostomal carina. Mesopleuron shiny with moderately dense punctures at the bases of setae and distinct longitudinal striation antero-dorsally, precoxal sulcus moderately deep and rather narrow with 4 or 5 strong crenulae, specular area not differentiated. Midlongitudinal propodeal carina present on basal 0.5 to 0.6. Propodeum with weak angulations posterolaterally. Fore wing vein 2-CU1 1.85 x 1-CU1. Apex of fore wing subbasal cell evenly setose. Fore wing vein 3-SR 2.2 x vein r. Fore wing vein 2-SR+M 0.8 x vein r. Fore wing vein SR1 2.2 x vein 3-SR. Hind wing vein M+CU 1.1 x 1-M. Hind wing subbasal cell glabrous on anterior half. Hind wing vein m-cu absent. Apex of hind tibia without comb of modified adpressed setae. Claws slender, without conspicuous pecten. Basal lobes of 1 st tergite moderately developed, curved anteriorly, concave posteriorly. Midlongitudinal carina of 3 rd tergite not differentiated.

Antenna yellow brown at extreme base becoming dark brown towards apex, flagellomeres white from flagellomere 37 or 38 to 50 white.

Etymology. In reference to closeness to A. coronarius .