Paradiglyphosema Lin, 1988

Noort, Simon van, Buffington, Matthew L. & Forshage, Mattias, 2015, Afrotropical Cynipoidea (Hymenoptera), ZooKeys 493, pp. 1-176 : 81

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.493.6353

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/9C47A6E1-5550-430A-89DD-4ABEA107D5A6

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scientific name

Paradiglyphosema Lin, 1988
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Hymenoptera Figitidae

Paradiglyphosema Lin, 1988

Remarks.

Rare.

Diagnosis.

Genal carina present. Lateral pronotal carina present (at least ventrally). Parascutal impression complete, with a distinct interruption anteriorly. Notauli present and well developed. Laterodorsal projections of scutellum present. Dorsal and ventral margins of mesopleural triangle distinct. This genus can be distinguished from all other Diglyphosematini by the presence of laterodorsal projections on the scutellum and a complete genal carina. These characters are only shared with some Zaeucoilini (found in New World tropics), but the latter group is not found in the Afrotropical or Oriental regions, nor do Zaeucoilini possess notauli (Buffington 2009).

Distribution.

Mainly Oriental but also extending into equatorial Africa. Afrotropical records: Kenya, Somalia ( Buffington 2011), Cameroon, Central African Republic, Uganda (here).

Biology.

Hosts not observed, but hypothesized to be leaf-mining Agromyzidae ( Buffington 2011).

Species richness.

Two undescribed species: one in Cameroon, Central African Republic and Uganda, one in Kenya and Somalia.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Eucoilidae