Loboscelidia reducta Maa & Yoshimoto,

Kimsey, Lynn S., 2012, Review of the odd chrysidid genus Loboscelidia Westwood, 1874 (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae, Loboscelidiinae), ZooKeys 213, pp. 1-40: 24-25

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Loboscelidia reducta Maa & Yoshimoto


Loboscelidia reducta Maa & Yoshimoto  Figures 153445

Loboscelidia reducta  Maa and Yoshimoto 1961: 537. Holotype male; Viet Nam: Dai Lanh, n Nha Trang (BPBM).

Material studied.

Dai Lanh, Nha Trang (1 male, BPBM); Thailand: Loei: Phu Kradueng NP (3 males, QSBC, BME); Phetchabun: Nam Nao NP (4 males, QSBC, BME); Prachuab Khiri Khan: Khao Sam Roi Yot NP, Laem Sala Beach (2 males, QSBC); Khonkaen: Nam Pong NP (1 male, QSBC); Sakon Nakon, Phu Phan NP (2 males, QSBC, BME), Mae Hong Son: Namtok Mae Surin NP (3 males, QSBC, BME); Chiang Mai: Huai Nam Dang NP (1 male, BME); Kanchanaburi: Khuean Srinagarindra NP, Tha Thung-na/Chong Kraborg (1 male, QSBC); 22 specimens were seen including the holotype.


Loboscelidia reducta  is one of the species, including Loboscelidia incompleta  , Loboscelidia bakeri  , Loboscelidia fulgens  and Loboscelidia ganxiensis  , that have a rectangular frontal projection (Fig. 15), complete notauli, greatly reduced or absent cu-a vein and no medial vein (Fig. 34). It can be distinguished from them by the absence of fore, mid and hindtibial flanges (Fig. 45). This species bears a superficial resemblance to species of Rhadinoscelidia  .