Loboscelidia pasohana Kimsey,

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 pasohana Kimsey


Loboscelidia pasohana Kimsey 

Loboscelidia pasohana  Kimsey 1988: 75. Holotype male; Malaysia: Negri Sembilan, Pasoh Forest Reserve (AEI).

Material studied.

Malaysia: Negri Sembilan, Pasho Forest Reserve (1 male, AEI); Sarawak: Gunung Mulu NP (4 males, ROM, BME); Sabah: Mt. Kinabalu (2 males, BMNH); NP, Liwagu Rv. Tr. (1 male, CNC); Thailand: Petchaburi, Kaeng Krachan NP (4 males, QSBC); Chiang Mai: Doi Phahompok NP, Mae Fang Hotspring (1 male, QSBC); 12 specimens were seen including the type series.


This a member of the large group of species with a rectangular frontal projection, submedially curved medial vein, complete scrobal sulcus and complete notauli. Loboscelidia pasohana  can be distinguished from the rest by the following combination of features: Rs nearly as long as R, cu-a half as long as R, flagellomeres I and II less than twice as long as broad, and fore, mid and hindtibial flanges 1.3 –1.7× as wide as tubular part of respective tibiae.