Loboscelidia philippinensis Fouts,

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 philippinensis Fouts


Loboscelidia philippinensis Fouts 

Loboscelidia philippinensis  Fouts, 1922: 623. Syntype males (not females); Philippines: Mindanao, Iligan (USNM).

Material studied.

Philippines: Mindanao (3 males, USNM, BME); the 2 syntypes were also seen.


Loboscelidia philippinensis  is one of the group of species characterized by having a submedially curved medial vein, rectangular frontal projection, no scrobal sulcus, and cu-a vein present. It can be distinguished from the rest of the group by the short, broad head in side view (1.2-1.4 × as long as high), flagellomere I is more than twice as long as broad and longer than flagellomere II, partial notauli, metanotum half as long or longer than scutellum, A shorter than Cu+M, and hindtibial flange as long as tibia and twice as wide as tubular part of tibia.