Thoreauana Girault, 1930

Ferrer-Suay, Mar, elfa, Jesus & Pujade-Villar, Juli, 2019, Keys to world Charipinae (Hymenoptera, Cynipoidea, Figitidae), ZooKeys 822, pp. 79-139 : 79

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Thoreauana Girault, 1930


Thoreauana Girault, 1930

Thoreauana Girault, 1930: 2. Type: Thoreauana nativa Girault.

General features.

Head. Rounded in anterior view, eyes at the midline of the head, malar space subequal to the distance from the external margin of the lateral ocellus to the dorsal margin of the compound eye, measured in the anterior view; abundant setae below the toruli; sparse setae on frons (Fig. 33[1]).

Antenna. Female: 11-segmented, clavate. Male: 12-segmented, clavate (Fig. 33[3]).

Mesosoma. Pronotum with setae only on its anterior part; pronotal carinae are small and only slightly indicated (Fig. 33[5]). Mesoscutum is smooth, shiny and almost without setae. No sutures on the mesopleuron (Fig. 33[4]). Scutellum smooth with sparse setae on its posterior and lateral parts; one small carina on each side of scutellum apex that are symmetrical, with a distance between them equivalent to the distance between the propodeal carinae. Propodeum with two strong and broad carinae (Fig. 33[5]).

Forewing. Large, longer than body, covered in dense pubescence; marginal setae present and long; veins yellow to light brown; radial cell small and completely open; R1 is very short, incomplete and does not reaching the costal margin; 2r is shorter than Sc + R1; Rs is short and nearly straight, reaching the wing margin; Cu1a, M + Cu1a, R s + M and M veins absent (Fig. 33[2]).

Metasoma. Proximal part has a complete ring of setae; metasoma non-segmented, only one tergite visible (Fig. 33[6]).


Australia ( Girault 1930: 274, 1935: 2; Paretas-Martínez and Pujade-Villar 2006: 224).