Arotes sugiharai Uchida, 1934,

Ito, Masato, Watanabe, Kyohei & Maeto, Kaoru, 2014, Revision of the genus Arotes Gravenhorst (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Acaenitinae) from Japan, Zootaxa 3893 (2), pp. 196-208: 206-207

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Arotes sugiharai Uchida, 1934
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Arotes sugiharai Uchida, 1934 

( Figs 3View FIGURES 1 – 3, 6View FIGURES 4 – 6, 9View FIGURES 7 – 9, 12View FIGURES 10 – 12)

Arotes sugiharai Uchida, 1934: 46  . [Type locality: Japan, Kochi Pref., Mt. Kajigamori] Arotes sugiharai: Iwata, 1958: 68  ; Katayama et al., 2010: 150.

Female (n= 11). Body length: 11.0–14.0 mm.

Head. Clypeus 0.5–0.8 times as long as wide. Face 0.7 times as long as wide, strongly punctate and weakly convex. MSL 0.8 –1.0 times as long as BWM. Lower tooth of mandible longer than upper tooth ( Fig. 3View FIGURES 1 – 3). OOL/OD= 1.6 –2.0. POL/OD= 1.4 –2.0. Antenna with 32–35 flagellomeres; first flagellomere 1.1–1.4 times as long as second flagellomere.

Mesosoma. Lateral area of pronotum densely punctate and longitudinally striate. Lateral part of collar punctate. Subalar prominence sparsely punctate. Metapleuron extensively punctate ( Fig. 6View FIGURES 4 – 6). Fore wing: length 10.5 –13.0 mm with vein rs-m cross-vein opposite or slightly distad of vein 2 m-cu ( Fig. 12View FIGURES 10 – 12). Hind femur 3.3–3.5 times as long as maximum depth in lateral view, with distinct convexity ventrally ( Fig. 9View FIGURES 7 – 9). Hind tibia 11.4 –14.0 times as long as maximum depth in lateral view. Hind first tarsomere 2.5 –3.0 times as long as second hind tarsomere and 3.2–4.3 times as long as longer hind tibial spur.

Metasoma. T 1 2.2–2.5 times as long as maximum width, 2.3–2.6 times as long as T 2. T 2 0.6–0.7 times as long as maximum width. T 1 and T 2 sparsely punctate. Other tergites punctate. Ovipositor sheath 1.9 –2.0 times as long as hind tibia.

Coloration. Body color black. Antennal flagellum without white band. Face black except for clypeus. Clypeus, trochanter, trochantellus light yellow. Front and middle legs with yellowish brown. Fore wing with two discrete dark marks ( Fig. 12View FIGURES 10 – 12).

Male (n= 3). Similar to female. Antenna with 32–35 flagellomeres. Hind femur 4.1–4.4 times as long as maximum depth in lateral view. Hind tibia 14.2 –15.0 times as long as maximum depth. Hind first tarsomere 2.0– 2.3 times as long as second hind tarsomere. T 1 2.8–3.3 times as long as maximum width, 2.4–2.5 times as long as T 2. T 2 0.8 times as long as maximum width. Face, clypeus, hind tarsus light yellow. Apex of antenna tinged brown.

Male terminalia of A. sugiharai  was not observed due to limited number of specimens.

Specimens examined. Japan: 1 F (holotype of Arotes sugiharai  ), Mt. Kajigamori, Kochi Pref., 14. June 1931, Y. Sugihara ( SEHU); 1 M, Nanakurasawa-Yumata, Omachi-shi, Nagano Pref., 4. July 1982, S. Yoshimatsu ( NIAES); 1 F, Yorii, Saitama Pref., 26. May 1985, T. Nambu ( NIAES); 1 F, Maruno-cho, Nisasaki-shi, Yamanashi Pref., 20. July- 1. August 2007, K. Hosoda (Malaise trap) ( OMNH); 1 F, Tochitani-rindo, Fujino-cho, Kanagawa Pref., 8. June 2008, K. Watanabe ( KPMNH); 1 F, Nishitanzawa, Kanagawa Pref., 2. July 1994, K. Kudo ( NIAES); 1 F, Hinokiboramaru, Kanagawa Pref., 25. June 2005, H. Miyatani ( NIAES); 1 F, Nabedaira-kogen, Takayama City, Gifu Pref., 13. August 2013, M. Ito ( SEHU) [Asug 2]; 1 F, Noka-dani, Ooi Town, Fukui Pref., 8. July 2013, S. Fujie ( SEHU) [Asug 1]; 1 F, Nakagurusu, Tsushima-shi, Nagasaki Pref., 5. June 2004, R. Matsumoto, ( OMNH); 1 M, Ohkubo, Tsushima-shi, Nagasaki Pref., 5. June 1996, Y. Okushima ( OMNH); 1 M, Shiratake, Tsushima-shi, Nagasaki Pref., 6. June 1996, Y. Okushima ( OMNH); 1 F, Mt. Kuro-dake, Oita Pref., 10. July 1982, K. Konishi ( NIAES); 1 F, Takachiho-gawara, Kagoshima Pref., 7. April 1975, Y. Minami (KU).

Distribution. Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and Tsushima Is.). New to Kyushu and Tsushima Is.

Remarks. The males of this species are described for the first time. This species can easily be distinguished from other Arotes  species by the fore wing with two discrete dark markings and an entirely yellow clypeus.

NIAES

National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences

OMNH

Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Ichneumonidae

Genus

Arotes

Loc

Arotes sugiharai Uchida, 1934

Ito, Masato, Watanabe, Kyohei & Maeto, Kaoru 2014
2014
Loc

Arotes sugiharai

Katayama 2010: 150
Iwata 1958: 68
Uchida 1934: 46
1934