Hymenoepimecis uberensis Pádua & Onody, 2015

Pádua, Diego G., 2022, First record of the Darwin wasp Hymenoepimecis Viereck, 1912 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Pimplinae) from Argentina and Bolivia, with description of a new species, Zootaxa 5169 (1), pp. 49-60 : 55-56

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Hymenoepimecis uberensis Pádua & Onody, 2015


Hymenoepimecis uberensis Pádua & Onody, 2015

( Fig. 5A–E View FIGURE 5 )

Diagnosis. 1) body orange, except the head, hind leg (proximal part of coxa orange), and tergites VI+ black; 2) fore wing blackish, with the yellowish hyaline band between the junction of vein RA up to pterostigma until half vein M, pterostigma black; 3) head, in dorsal view, with gena slightly convex behind eyes; 4) face sculptured below the insertion of antennae, with longitudinal carina in the middle region; 5) occipital carina projected, not curved upwards, with a concavity in the apex dorsally; 6) pronotum with the pocket-like structure reduced longitudinally; 7) epicnemial carina absent; 8) sternite I with a ventral projection, spine-like, posteriorly; 9) female with tarsal claw with more or less square lobe, and with apex overtaking the lobe (tarsal claw single in males); 10) female with ovipositor sheath about 1.0 × as long as the hind tibia.

Distribution. Brazil and Peru. This is the first record of the species and genus for Bolivia ( Fig. 7E View FIGURE 7 ).

Biological notes. Host unknown.

Material examined. BOLIVIA: S. [= Santa] Cruz , Buena Vista, 12.VII.1972 (Porter & Stange leg.), 1♂, FSCA .


Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

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