Loboscelidia laotiana Kimsey,

Kimsey, Lynn S., 2012, Review of the odd chrysidid genus Loboscelidia Westwood, 1874 (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae, Loboscelidiinae), ZooKeys 213, pp. 1-40: 17

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Loboscelidia laotiana Kimsey


Loboscelidia laotiana Kimsey  Figure 19

Loboscelidia laotiana  Kimsey 1988: 71. Holotype male; Laos: Vientiane Prov., Ban Van Eue (BPBM).

Material studied.

Laos: Vientiane Prov, Ban Van Eue (2 males, BPBM, BME); Viet Nam: Fyan (1 male, BME); Malaysia: Sabah: Kinabalu Nat. Pk. (3 males, USNM); Indonesia: Sumatra, Aceh: Mt. Leuser Nat. Pk., Ketambe Res. Sta (1 male, ROM); 7 specimens were seen including the holotype.


Loboscelidia laotiana  is one of the species with a scrobal sulcus and a triangular frontal projection (Fig. 19). It can be distinguished from the others by the combination of the Rs 3 × or more as long as R, scape striate and more than 3 × as long as broad, flagellomeres I and II less than twice as long as broad, flagellomere XI less than 3 × as long as broad, fore and midfemoral flanges as wide as the tubular part of the respective femora and the hindtibial flange twice as wide as the tubular part of the tibia.