Loboscelidia indica Kimsey,

Kimsey, Lynn S., 2012, Review of the odd chrysidid genus Loboscelidia Westwood, 1874 (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae, Loboscelidiinae), ZooKeys 213, pp. 1-40: 14

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Loboscelidia indica Kimsey


Loboscelidia indica Kimsey 

Loboscelidia indica  Kimsey 1988: 69. Holotype male; India: Nilgiri Hills (CNC).

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India: Nilgiri; only the holotype was seen.


Loboscelidia indica  is one of two species described from India, including Loboscelidia incompleta  . It is also one of the dozen or so species with a scrobal sulcus and rectangular frontal projection. It can be distinguished from them by the combination of the Rs less than 3 × as long as R, A as long or longer than Cu+M, scape less than 3 × as long as broad, flagellomeres I and II twice or more as long as broad, and fore, mid and hindtibial flanges 1.5 × or more as wide as the tibiae.