Loboscelidia castanea Krombein,

Kimsey, Lynn S., 2012, Review of the odd chrysidid genus Loboscelidia Westwood, 1874 (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae, Loboscelidiinae), ZooKeys 213, pp. 1-40: 7

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.213.2985

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:5F46C718-ADCB-498A-9EB1-9FDF7C17F1C2

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Loboscelidia castanea Krombein
status

 

Loboscelidia castanea Krombein 

Loboscelidia castanea  Krombein 1983: 54. Holotype male; Sri Lanka: Sabaragamuwa Prov., Ratnapura Dist., Sinharaja Jungle (USNM).

Material studied.

Sri Lanka, Sabaragamuwa Prov.; only the holotype was seen.

Diagnosis.

This is one of the species with a complete scrobal sulcus and triangular frontal projection. It shares a long scape (more than 3 × as long as broad) with one of these, Loboscelidia laotiana  . Loboscelidia castanea  can be distinguished from these species and Loboscelidia laotiana  by a combination of characters, including cu-a less than 0.5 × as long as R, A 0.6 × as long as Cu+M, flagellomere I shorter than II, flagellomere XI more than 4 × as long as broad, and the fore, mid and hindfemoral flanges as broad as the tubular part of the respective femora.