Zaischnopsis, Ashmead, 1904

Peng, Lingfei, Xiang, Jiawei & Liu, Qifei, 2018, Three new species of Zaischnopsis Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eupelmidae) from Southern China, with redescription of Zaischnopsis tubatius (Walker), Zootaxa 4524 (2), pp. 200-212: 201

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Zaischnopsis
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Key to females of Zaischnopsis   in the Oriental region

1 Flagellum with funiculars 3‒5 brown, funicular 6 and clava white.................................. Z. cooki (Girault)  

- Flagellum entirely dark................................................................................. 2

2(1) Fore wing infuscate beyond level of parastigma, gradually lightened distally but without hyaline cross-band or spot ( Fig. 5 5 View FIGURES 1‒11 ); metatibia with basal half of dorsal margin white ( Fig. 57 View FIGURES 53‒58 )...................................... Z. locustae (Girault)  

- Fore wing infuscate beyond level of parastigma and with hyaline cross-band or spot(s) behind marginal vein; metatibia sometimes without white region dorsally within basal half......................................................... 3

3(2) Fore wing with single hyaline cross-band behind marginal vein ( Figs 10 View FIGURES 1‒11 , 19 View FIGURES 12‒20 , 34 View FIGURES 30‒39 , 48, 52 View FIGURES 48‒52 )............................. 4

- Fore wing with 1‒3 hyaline spots behind marginal vein ( Figs 26 View FIGURES 21‒29 , 49, 50, 51 View FIGURES 48‒52 )...................................... 10

4(3) Hyaline cross-band of fore wing very narrow, about 1/5 to 1/6 width of basal infuscate region ( Fig. 19 View FIGURES 12‒20 )................. 5

- Hyaline cross-band of fore wing wide, usually about 1/2 to 1/3 width of basal infuscate part ( Figs 10 View FIGURES 1‒11 , 34 View FIGURES 30‒39 , 48 View FIGURES 48‒52 )............. 6

5(4) Funiculars 2‒4 equal in length........................................................ Z. magniscapus (Girault)  

- Funiculars 2‒4 in ratio of 15: 17: 21 ( Fig. 17 View FIGURES 12‒20 )................................................. Z. fumosa   sp. nov.

6(4) Mesotibial spur yellow to milky white; scrobal depression separated from anterior ocellus by distance equal to 2× diameter of anterior ocellus..................................................................... Z. keralensis Narendran  

- Mesotibial spur dark brown to black; distance between scrobal depression and anterior ocellus variable................. 7

7(6) Gaster about 1.8× longer than mesosoma; mesotibial spur black; scrobal depression separated from anterior ocellus by distance less than the diameter of an anterior ocellus............................... Z. mampadicus Narendran & Girish Kumar  

- Gaster at most about 1.2× longer than mesosoma; mesotibial spur variable in color; distance between scrobal depression and anterior ocellus variable................................................................................ 8

8(7) Fore wing with MV shorter than SMV.................................................. Z. fascipennis (Walker)  

- Fore wing with MV longer than SMV..................................................................... 9

9(8) Metatibia with dorsal margin dark brown to black ( Figs 37 View FIGURES 30‒39 , 60 View FIGURES 59‒63 ), though possibly superficially appearing white because of dense white setae ( Fig. 37 View FIGURES 30‒39 ); propodeum with plical region medially very narrow ( Figs 39 View FIGURES 30‒39 , 47 View FIGURES 44‒47 ).......... Z. tubatius (Walker)  

- Metatibia with basal half of dorsal margin white ( Fig. 8 View FIGURES 1‒11 ); propodeum with plical region comparatively wider ( Figs 2 View FIGURES 1‒11 , 44 View FIGURES 44‒47 )....................................................................................... Z. candetibia   sp. nov.

10(3) Fore wing with single hyaline spot behind marginal vein ( Figs 26 View FIGURES 21‒29 , 51 View FIGURES 48‒52 ).......................................... 11

- Fore wing with 2 or 3 hyaline spots behind marginal vein ( Figs 49, 50 View FIGURES 48‒52 ).......................................... 12

11(10) Fore wing with hyaline spot triangular and with a very narrow longitudinal hyaline stripe at hind margin opposite base of MV ( Fig. 51 View FIGURES 48‒52 )................................................................. Z. stom Narendran & Girish Kumar  

- Fore wing with hyaline spot round and hind margin without a longitudinal hyaline stripe ( Fig. 26 View FIGURES 21‒29 )...... Z. nivalinota   sp. nov.

12(10) Fore wing with 3 hyaline spots behind marginal vein ( Fig. 50 View FIGURES 48‒52 )............................... Z. bathericus Narendran  

- Fore wing with 2 hyaline spots behind marginal vein ( Fig. 49 View FIGURES 48‒52 ).............................. Z. biharensis (Narendran)