Loboscelidia parva Maa & Yoshimoto,

Kimsey, Lynn S., 2012, Review of the odd chrysidid genus Loboscelidia Westwood, 1874 (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae, Loboscelidiinae), ZooKeys 213, pp. 1-40: 23

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Loboscelidia parva Maa & Yoshimoto


Loboscelidia parva Maa & Yoshimoto 

Loboscelidia parva  Maa and Yoshimoto 1961: 545. Holotype male; New Britain: Vunabakan, 10 km e Keravat (BPBM).

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New Britain; only the holotype was seen.


As discussed under Loboscelidia cervix  and Loboscelidia ora  , Loboscelidia parva  is another of the species with a wide, broadly flattened frontal projection. Loboscelidia parva  can be distinguished from these species by the arched medial vein, scape 3 × as long as broad, partial notauli, pronotum broader than long, and foretibia without a flange.