Gonatopus upembanus Olmi, 1984,

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 549-550

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Gonatopus upembanus Olmi, 1984
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124. Gonatopus upembanus Olmi, 1984 

( Figs 240View FIGURE 240 I, JView FIGURE 240, 241View FIGURE 241 CView FIGURE 241)

Gonatopus upembanus Olmi 1984: 1628  ; Olmi et al. 2015: 365.

Description. ♀. Apterous; body length 4.4–5.6 mm. Head black, except mandible and clypeus yellow; antenna black, except ventral side of antennomere 1 yellow; mesosoma and metasoma black; legs reddish, except coxae and profemur black or brown. In specimens from Kenya, 00°38.1’N 37°40.4’E and 2.07836°S 38.22517°E, head black, except mandible, part of clypeus and part of malar space testaceous; antenna testaceous, except antennomeres 1, 9, 10 and proximal half of 3 brown; mesosoma and metasoma black; legs testaceous, except coxae and clubs of femora brown. Head excavated, dull, granulate and with short irregular keels. In specimens from Kenya, 00°38.1’N 37°40.4’E and 2.07836°S 38.22517°E, and South Africa, 33°59.030’S 20°49.128’E, head completely rugose; frontal line complete; POL = 2; OL = 2; OOL = 15. Palpal formula 6/3. Pronotum crossed by strong transverse impression, dull, granulate. In specimens from Kenya, 00°38.1’N 37°40.4’E and 2.07836°S 38.22517°E, pronotum granulate, with disc completely or partly unsculptured. In specimen from South Africa, 33°59.030’S 20°49.128’E, pronotum with many longitudinal striae on lateral regions of anterior collar and around disc. Mesoscutum granulate, with some longitudinal keels, without lateral pointed apophyses ( Fig. 240IView FIGURE 240). In specimen from Kenya, 00°38.1’N 37°40.4’E, mesoscutum completely sculptured by many longitudinal keels. Metanotum rugose, excavated behind mesoscutellum ( Fig. 240JView FIGURE 240). Metapectal-propodeal disc dull, granulate; propodeal declivity transversely striate (in specimens from Kenya, 2.07836°S 38.22517°E, and South Africa, 33°59.030’S 20°49.128’E, metapectal-propodeal disc shiny, punctate, unsculptured among punctures). In specimen from South Africa, 33°59.030’S 20°49.128’E, top of metapectal-propodeal disc with track of median longitudinal furrow. Mesopleuron and metapleuron transversely striate. Meso-metapleural suture distinct and complete. Protarsomeres in following proportions: 20:4:6:23:35. In specimen from Kenya, 00°38.1’N 37°40.4’E, Protarsomeres in following proportions: 22:5:8:29:48. Enlarged claw ( Fig. 241CView FIGURE 241) with one small subapical tooth and four peg-like setae or bristles. In specimens from Kenya, 00°38.1’N 37°40.4’E and 2.07836°S 38.22517°E, enlarged claw with one peg-like seta + one bristle. Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 241CView FIGURE 241) with inner side proximally not serrate and two rows of 4 + 23–24 lamellae, or two rows of 2–3 (proximal) + 18–30 lamellae; apex with at least 10–13 lamellae. Tibial spurs 1/0/1.

♂. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♀ holotype: DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO: Haut-Lomami, Up- emba National Park ( MRAC)  . Other material: KENYA: Eastern Prov., near Ewaso Ngiro River opposite Archer’s Post , 00°38.1’N 37°40.4’E, 2–. XII.2002, W.J. Pulawski leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( CAS); Eastern Prov. , Kasaala area, 2.07836°S 38.22517°E, 733 m, 24.IV–10.V.2015, MT, just inside isolated woodland patch, R. Copeland leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( NMK). SOUTH AFRICA: Western Cape, Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve , 33°59.030’S 20°49.128’E, 340 m, 26.I– 9.III.2013, MT, Afromontane Forest, S. van Noort leg., GVB12-FOR1-M15GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( SAMC)  .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya.

MRAC

Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

NMK

National Museums of Kenya

SAMC

Iziko Museums of Cape Town

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Alismatales

Family

Araceae

Genus

Gonatopus

Loc

Gonatopus upembanus Olmi, 1984

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van 2019
2019
Loc

Gonatopus upembanus

Olmi, M. 1984: 1628