Pseudeucoila ( Pseudeucoila ) rugipunctata Yoshimoto

Carl M. Yoshimoto, 1962, Hymenoptera: Eucoilinae (Cynipoidea), Insects of Micronesia 19 (3), pp. 89-107 : 98-99

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Pseudeucoila ( Pseudeucoila ) rugipunctata Yoshimoto

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6. Pseudeucoila ( Pseudeucoila) rugipunctata Yoshimoto , n. sp. ( fig. 5).

Pemale: Ferrugineus to brownish; legs and antennal segments 1 to 7 testaceous, rim of scutellar cup yellowish.

Front view of head as in figure 5; malar space equal to one-third height of eye; hairs on frons evenly spaced, forming a column at each side extending from base of antennal fossa to posterior margin of clypeus. Surface of mandible with few scattered long hairs. Segments of antennal club striate and elliptic; antennal segment 2 shorter than 3; segment 3 narrow, longer than 4 or 6. Pronotal plate 2.2 times as broad as deep, subrectangular, rounded at comers with slight emargination on median dorsal margin. Metapleuron with carina near posterior margin. Scutellar disc punctate with radiating ridges on posterior end; apical portion of lateral bar acuminate and reaching one-fourth distance of cup. Scutellar cup elliptical with two small pits, each with a fine hair at anterior part of lateral margin and a large, deep pit at posterior end. Propodeum with two parallel, strongly raised lines; lateral areas with dense minute hairs. Abdomen 0.7 times longer than broad.

Tergite 2 with narrow hairy ring, and visible over three-fourths of its length; tergites 3 and 4 slightly visible at apex. Length 1.16 mm.; forewing 1.1-1.2 mm.

Male: Unknown.

Holotype, female (US 66364), Utagal I., Woleai Atoll, Sept. 26, 1952, Krauss. Paratypes, female, Talofofo, Guam, Aug. 1952, Krauss; female, Fadang, Guam, June 3, 1945, Dybas; female, Babelthuap I., Ngerchelong, May 7, 1957, Sabrosky; female, As Mahetog Area, Saipan I., Jan. 1, 1945, Dybas; female (KU), Colonia-Jokaji, Ponape, July 24, 1939, Esaki.

Other specimens: Female, Wake, Peak I., July 1940, Lyon, hatched from rotted tomato root.

DISTRIBUTION: S. Mariana Is., Eastern and Western Caroline Is., Eastern Micronesia, Wake I.