Gonatopus marojejyanus Olmi, Copeland & van Noort,

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 462-463

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E987E2-FE62-2B86-FF3E-D6D7FAA6FA20

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scientific name

Gonatopus marojejyanus Olmi, Copeland & van Noort
status

sp. nov.

41. Gonatopus marojejyanus Olmi, Copeland & van Noort  , sp. nov.

( Figs 189B, CView FIGURE 189, 193View FIGURE 193, 194View FIGURE 194 BView FIGURE 194)

Diagnosis. Apterous ♀ of Gonatopus with palpal formula 6/3; pronotum crossed by strong transverse furrow; meta- notum about coplanar to mesoscutellum ( Fig. 189CView FIGURE 189); metapectal-propodeal disc black, very humped ( Fig. 189CView FIGURE 189); enlarged claw ( Fig. 194BView FIGURE 194) with apex slender, one big subdistal tooth and one row of lamellae; protarsomere 5 with long rows of lamellae ( Fig. 194BView FIGURE 194).

Description. ♀ ( Figs 189B, CView FIGURE 189, 193View FIGURE 193). Apterous; body length 4.3 mm. Head brown-black, except mandible, clypeus, anterior half of frons and ventral side whitish; antenna testaceous-brown, except scape yellow; mesosoma black, except dorsal stripe on propleuron testaceous; metasoma brown; legs brown, except part of coxae, trochanters and part of femora whitish, tarsi testaceous.Antenna clavate; antennomeres in following proportions: 10:6:19:9:7:5: 6:5.5:5.5:9. Head excavated, shiny, unsculptured; frontal line complete; occipital carina absent; POL = 1; OL = 1.5; OOL = 10; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli longer than POL (2:1). Palpal formula 6/3. Pronotum shiny, unsculp- tured, crossed by strong transverse furrow. Mesoscutum shiny, unsculptured, with two strong pointed apophyses laterally ( Figs 189BView FIGURE 189, 193BView FIGURE 193). Mesoscutellum shiny, flat. Metanotum about coplanar to mesoscutellum ( Fig. 189CView FIGURE 189). Metapectal-propodeal disc very swollen ( Fig. 189CView FIGURE 189), shiny, unsculptured; propodeal declivity transversely striate. Mesopleuron shiny, unsculptured. Metapleuron transversely striate. Meso-metapleural suture distinct and complete. Protarsomeres in following proportions: 16:3:6:22:33. Enlarged claw ( Fig. 194BView FIGURE 194) with apex slender, one big subdis- tal tooth and one row of six lamellae + one bristle. Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 194BView FIGURE 194) with two rows of 18 lamellae; apex with at least 30 lamellae. Tibial spurs 1/0/1.

♂. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♀ holotype (CASTYPE19465): MADAGASCAR: Antsiranana, Marojejy National Park, Manantenina River, 27.6 km 327° NNW Manantenina, 14°26.06’S 49°45.36’E, 775 m, 15–18.XI.2003, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), rainforest, B.L. Fisher et al. leg., BLF8872 ( CAS). Hosts. Unknown. Distribution. Madagascar. Etymology. The species is named marojejyanus  after the collection site in the Marojejy National Park GoogleMaps  .

CAS

California Academy of Sciences