Apoaphelopus mostovskii Olmi, 2007,

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 594

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4630.1.1

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E987E2-FDFE-2819-FF3E-D526FE1FF816

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Plazi

scientific name

Apoaphelopus mostovskii Olmi, 2007
status

 

2. Apoaphelopus mostovskii Olmi, 2007 

( Figs 264DView FIGURE 264, 266View FIGURE 266 A-C)

Apoaphelopus mostovskii Olmi 2007b: 229  ; 2009b: 460.

Description. ♂ ( Figs 266View FIGURE 266 A-C). Fully winged; length 0.8–1.1 mm. Head brown, except mandible and clypeus testa- ceous; antenna testaceous-darkened, except scape and pedicel yellow-testaceous; mesosoma brown; metasoma and legs yellow-testaceous; petiole black. Antenna filiform, very slender and long, shorter than body ( Figs 266View FIGURE 266 A-C); antennomeres in following proportions: 6:3:3:3:3:3.5:3:3.5:4:5. Head convex, shiny, unsculptured; occiput very concave, unsculptured; frontal line absent; occipital carina complete; POL = 2; OL = 1; OOL = 3; minimum distance from eye to occipital carina about as long as POL; TL = 3; posterior ocelli touching occipital carina; temple very long, shorter than eye (3:4); mandible with one tooth. Mesoscutum, mesoscutellum and metanotum shiny, completely unsculptured. Notauli absent. Epicnemium exposed. Metapectal-propodeal disc and propodeal declivity dull, reticulate rugose. Mesopleuron and metapleuron shiny, unsculptured. Forewing without pterostigma, with costal cell absent, with costal vein very thick; 2r-rs&Rs vein present and not reaching margin of forewing; other veins of forewing absent, veins M and Cu being marked by dark stripes. Hind wing with costal vein present and with two dark longitudinal median stripes. Basivolsella ( Fig. 264DView FIGURE 264) with distal process parallel to distivolsella. Palpi absent. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♀. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♂ holotype: SOUTH AFRICA: KwaZulu-Natal, Louwsberg, Gwala Gwala, 27°34’S 31°17.9’E, 1090 m, 2–3.VI.2005, YPT, M. Mostovski leg. ( NMSA)GoogleMaps  . Other material: SOUTH AFRICA: KwaZulu- Natal , Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve , 250 m, 30°17.4’S 30°36.9’E, 24.I–10.V.2006, MT, M. Mostovski leg.GoogleMaps  , 9♂♂ (6 in NMSA, 3 in MOLC); Northern Cape, 30 km N of Calvinia, Kelkiewyn Farm , 31°12.923’S 19°40.812’E, 762 m, 29.IX–30.XII.2010, MT, Hantam Succulent Karoo, KEL09-SUC1-M05GoogleMaps  , 5♂♂ (3 in SAMC, 2 in MOLC); same lo- cality label, YPT, KEL09-SUC1-Y08  , 1♂ ( SAMC); same locality label, YPT, KEL09-SUC1-Y07  , 10♂♂ ( SAMC); Western Cape, Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve , 33°58.888’S 20°48.885’E, 454 m, 26.X.2010 – 26.I.2011, YPT, South Langeberg Sandstone Fynbos, S. van Noort leg., GVB10-FYN1-Y09GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( SAMC); same locality label, MT, GVB10-FYN1-M08GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( SAMC)  .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. South Africa.

NMSA

KwaZulu-Natal Museum

SAMC

Iziko Museums of Cape Town

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Dryinidae

Genus

Apoaphelopus

Loc

Apoaphelopus mostovskii Olmi, 2007

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

Apoaphelopus mostovskii

Olmi, M. 2009: 460
Olmi, M. 2007: 229