Loboscelidia brunnea Fouts,

Kimsey, Lynn S., 2012, Review of the odd chrysidid genus Loboscelidia Westwood, 1874 (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae, Loboscelidiinae), ZooKeys 213, pp. 1-40: 7

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Loboscelidia brunnea Fouts


Loboscelidia brunnea Fouts 

Loboscelidia brunnea  Fouts 1922: 626. Holotype male (not female); Borneo: Sandakan (USNM).

Material studied.

Malaysian Borneo, Sabah; only the holotype was seen.


Four Loboscelidia  species, Loboscelidia brunnea  , Loboscelidia maai  , Loboscelidia nitidula  and Loboscelidia maculipennis  , have a strongly flattened cervical expansion. Loboscelidia brunnea  can be distinguished from theseby the extreme reduction of cu-a, Rs vein less than 3.5 × as long as R, the legs coarsely striate, and hindtibial posterior margin essentially ecarinate.