Gonatopus ceres ( Olmi, 1984 ),

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 443-444

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Gonatopus ceres ( Olmi, 1984 )
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23. Gonatopus ceres ( Olmi, 1984) 

( Figs 179View FIGURE 179 CView FIGURE 179, 180View FIGURE 180 BView FIGURE 180)

Agonatopoides ceres Olmi 1984: 1328  .

Gonatopus ceres (Olmi)  : Olmi 1998e: 94; 2004a: 369; 2006: 46; Guglielmino & Olmi 2006: 44, 46; 2014a: 40.

Description. ♀. Apterous; body length 3.3–3.7 mm. Completely testaceous-reddish, except petiole black. Antenna clavate; antennomeres of holotype in following proportions: 19:11:34:21:22:14:13:12:12:19. Head excavated, dull, granulate; frontal line almost complete, absent only near clypeus; occipital carina absent; POL = 5; OL = 6; OOL = 20. Palpal formula 5/3. Pronotum dull, granulate, crossed by strong transverse impression. Mesoscutum dull, granulate, without lateral pointed apophyses ( Fig. 180BView FIGURE 180). Metanotum transversely striate, excavated behind mesoscutellum, with sides protruding; lateral protrusions of metanotum slightly pointed ( Fig. 180BView FIGURE 180). Metapectal-propodeal disc dull, granulate, sculptured by many slight longitudinal striae; propodeal declivity, mesopleuron and metapleuron transversely striate. Occasionally propodeal declivity mostly granulate and rugose, with distal third transversely striate. Meso-metapleural suture distinct and complete. Protarsomere 1 slightly shorter than 4 (13:16). Enlarged claw ( Fig. 179CView FIGURE 179) with one large subdistal tooth and one row of 6–12 lamellae. Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 179CView FIGURE 179) with two rows of 13–23 lamellae; apex with 12–18 lamellae. Tibial spurs 1/0/1.

♂. Unknown.

Material examined. Types: ♀ holotype: SOUTH AFRICA: Western Cape, Ceres , III.1925, R.E. Turner leg. ( NHMUK)  . Paratype: SOUTH AFRICA: Eastern Cape, Port St. Johns , 15–31.V.1923, R.E. Turner leg.  , 1♀ ( NHMUK). Other material: MOZAMBIQUE: Nampula Prov., Nampula, near Nampula Catholic Seminary , sweep- ing, 21.XI.1999, M. Olmi leg.  , 1♀ ( MOLC); Niassa, Cuamba, Camboja, near University Dormitory , reared from a  ♀ adult of Caliscelis  sp., C. 15.XI.1999, B. 19.XI.1999, Sf. 18.XII.1999, M. Olmi reared, 1♀ ( MOLC); same locality label, reared from an adult of Eumecurus hottentottus (Stål)  , C. 15.XI.1999, B. 17.XI.1999, Sf. 18.XII.1999, M. Olmi reared  , 1♀ ( MOLC). NAMIBIA: Namib / Naukluft Park, Kuiseb River near Gobabeb   , 23°34’S 15°03’E, 18.II– 20.III.1983 ( AMNH). SOUTH AFRICA: Western Cape, Fynbos Estate, DragonridgeGoogleMaps  , 33°34.092’S 18°47.680’E, 635 m, 26.X.2009 – 8.II.2010, YPT, Boland Granite Fynbos, S. van Noort leg., 4♀♀ (3 in SAMC, 1 in MOLC); Western Cape, Koeberg Nature Reserve   , 33°37.622’S 18°24.259’E, 3–31.X.1997, MT, West Coast Strandveld, S. van Noort leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( SAMC). TANZANIA: Chambezi , VII.1987, on coconut, A.M. Varela leg.  , 1♀ ( NHMUK). ZIMBABWE: Sawmills , 9.VII.1923, Rhodesia Museum  , 1♀ ( SAMC)  .

Hosts. Caliscelidae  and Cixiidae ( Guglielmino et al. 2013)  : Caliscelidae  : in Mozambique: Caliscelis  sp.; Cixiidae  : in Mozambique: Eumecurus hottentottus (Stål)  .

Distribution. Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe.

NHMUK

Natural History Museum, London

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

SAMC

Iziko Museums of Cape Town

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Alismatales

Family

Araceae

Genus

Gonatopus

Loc

Gonatopus ceres ( Olmi, 1984 )

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

Agonatopoides ceres

Olmi, M. 1984: 1328
Loc

Gonatopus ceres

Guglielmino, A. & Olmi, M. 2006: 44
Olmi, M. 2004: 369
Olmi, M. 1998: 94