Pseudeucoila ( Pseudeucoila ) gressitti Yoshimoto

Carl M. Yoshimoto, 1962, Hymenoptera: Eucoilinae (Cynipoidea), Insects of Micronesia 19 (3), pp. 89-107 : 99-100

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Pseudeucoila ( Pseudeucoila ) gressitti Yoshimoto

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7. Pseudeucoila ( Pseudeucoila) gressitti Yoshimoto , n. sp. (fig. 6).

Female: Black; anterior portion of abdomen ferrugineus, antennal segments 1 to 7 brownish, legs testaceous, rim of scutellar cup yellowish.

Front view of head as in figure 6, c; malar space equal to one-third height of eye; hairs on frons evenly spaced, forming a column on each side, extending from base of antennal fossa to posterior margin of clypeus; clypeus with two long fine hairs on posterior part of lateral margin; anterior margin of clypeus with a row of short hairs evenly spaced. Surface of mandible with 8 to 9 long hairs converging mesad. Antennal club striate and elliptical; segments 1 and 2, 1.25 times as long as broad; segment 3, 2.5 times as long as broad, longer than 2, 4, or 7. Pronotal plate 1.4 times as wide as deep, large, flat, ovate, slightly emarginated on median dorsal margin. Metapleuron with two hairs on posterior dorsal portion separated by a carina. Apical portion of lateral bar acuminate and reaching one-half distance of cup. Scutellar disc punctate. Scutellar cup large, ovate, twice as long as broad, with two small pits on anterior part of lateral margin and a large, deep pit on posterior end. Propodeum with two parallel raised lines; lateral areas of raised lines covered with dense long whitish hairs. Abdomen 0.7 times longer than broad. Tergite 2 visible, 3 slightly visible at apex. Length 1.3 mm.; forewing 1.4 mm.

Male: Unknown.

Holotype, female (BISHOP 3336), Jabor I., Jaluit Atoll, Marshall Is., May 1, 1958, Gressitt. Paratypes, 2 females, Lejrok I., Jaluit Atoll, Apr. 25, 1958, Gressitt, ex Anous nest; female, Mt. Tonaachau, Truk, South Valley, Apr. 2, 1949, ex papaya log, Potts.

DISTRIBUTION: Marshall and Caroline Is.