Plectocynipinae Ros-Farré & Pujade-Villar

Farré, P. Ros & Pujade-Villar, J., 2007, Plectocynipinae, a new subfamily of Figitidae and description of a new Neotropical genus of Thrasorinae (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea), Zootaxa 1583 (1), pp. 1-13 : 2-3

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1583.1.1

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5098457

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scientific name

Plectocynipinae Ros-Farré & Pujade-Villar
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Plectocynipinae Ros-Farré & Pujade-Villar n. subf.

Type genus: Plectocynips Díaz, 1976 .

Diagnosis. Differs from all other figitids by the presence of an extremely long posterior metatibial spur ( Fig. 4d View FIGURE 4 ). Differs from Thrasorinae by having a metasoma extremely compressed laterally in females ( Fig. 5a View FIGURE 5 ), petiole ring or collar like and females have 7 th sternum (hypopygium) long and big, much visible ( Fig. 6d View FIGURE 6 ).

Description. Antenna filiform 13-segmented in female, 19-segmented in male ( Díaz, 1976). Gena not inflated, occipital carina absent; malar furrow superficial. Subpronotal plate projected, notauli complete, median mesoscutal furrow only indicated basally, mesopleural furrow present. Posterior metatibial spur extremely long ( Fig. 4d View FIGURE 4 ). Radial cell closed, areolet absent. Metasoma extremely compressed laterally in females ( Fig. 5a View FIGURE 5 ), third abdominal tergum shorter than fourth, which occupies most part of metasoma, 7 th sternum long and big, much visible.

Included genera: Plectocynips Diaz, 1976 and Pegascynips Brèthes, 1928 .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Figitidae