Arotes,

Ito, Masato, Watanabe, Kyohei & Maeto, Kaoru, 2014, Revision of the genus Arotes Gravenhorst (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Acaenitinae) from Japan, Zootaxa 3893 (2), pp. 196-208: 207

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3893.2.2

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:02AC06D3-58F9-442F-B4E3-8D00F49DCE5F

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/897C87FC-FFA4-427B-969B-FEC1C38C63F1

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scientific name

Arotes
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Key to the Japanese species of Arotes  (female)

1. Subalar prominence strongly striate; metapleuron extensively punctate to rugose-punctate ( Fig. 4View FIGURES 4 – 6); hind femur without distinct ventral convexity ( Fig. 7View FIGURES 7 – 9). Ovipositor sheath 1.9 –2.0 times as long as hind tibia. Scutellum and postscutellum black............................................................................................ A. japonicus  sp. nov.

- Subalar prominence sparsely punctate; metapleuron extensively punctate; hind femur with distinct ventral convexity ( Figs 8, 9View FIGURES 7 – 9).................................................................................................. 2

2. Fore wing with one discrete dark marking, or lacking ( Fig. 11View FIGURES 10 – 12); ovipositor sheath 2.4–2.5 times as long as hind tibia; basal part of S 1 weakly convex ventrally in lateral view ( Fig. 5View FIGURES 4 – 6); scutellum and postscutellum yellow....... A. moiwanus (Matsumura) 

- Fore wing with two discrete dark markings ( Fig. 12View FIGURES 10 – 12); ovipositor sheath 1.9 –2.0 times as long as hind tibia; clypeus yellow ( Fig. 3View FIGURES 1 – 3); basal part of S 1 strongly convex ventrally in lateral view ( Fig. 6View FIGURES 4 – 6); scutellum and postscutellum black................................................................................................... A. sugiharai Uchida