Bocchus whiteleyi Olmi, 2007

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 298-299

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

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8D375836-CCBA-473C-836F-6ABD44B4F881

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E987E2-FE86-2B62-FF3E-D17BFD08FA60

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scientific name

Bocchus whiteleyi Olmi, 2007
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32. Bocchus whiteleyi Olmi, 2007 

( Fig. 114FView FIGURE 114)

Bocchus whiteleyi Olmi 2007b: 211  ; 2009b: 458; Olmi et al. 2015: 355.

Description. ♂. Fully winged; body length 1.6–3.2 mm. Head black, except mandible testaceous; mesosoma black; metasoma brown; antenna testaceous-brown; legs brown, except articulations, tarsi and protibia testaceous.Antenna filiform; antennomeres in following proportions: 13:7:9:8:8:8:8:8:7.5:9.5; antennomere 6 more than twice as long as broad (8.5:3.5). In specimens from Kenya, 0.32442°N 38.05038°E, antennomere 6 twice as long as broad. Head convex, dull, covered with short setae, completely reticulate rugose; clypeus reticulate rugose; frontal line complete or incomplete (then only present in anterior third or half of frons near clypeus); occipital carina complete; POL = 6; OL = 4; OOL = 9; OPL = 4; TL = 6. In specimen from Kenya, 0.32442°N 38.05038°E, POL = 4; OOL = 9. Mesoscutum, mesoscutellum and metanotum dull, completely reticulate rugose. Notauli absent. In small specimen (1.56 mm) from Madagascar, 18°01.35’S 44°03.02’E, mesoscutellum granulate. Mesopleuron dull, reticulate rugose. Metapleuron dull, sculptured by numerous strong transverse keels. Metapectal-propodeal disc with strong transverse posterior keel, dull, reticulate rugose; propodeal declivity with two complete longitudinal keels, median area almost completely shiny and unsculptured, rugose only near margins, and lateral areas completely reticulate rugose. In specimens from Kenya, 0.32442°N 38.05038°E and 4.48576°S 39.25845°E, propodeal declivity with median area dull, completely reticulate rugose. Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein slightly longer than proximal part (13:10); 2R1 cell open. Genitalia in Fig. 114FView FIGURE 114. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♀. Unknown.

Material examined. Types: ♂ holotype: SOUTH AFRICA: KwaZulu-Natal, Ramsgate, butterfly sanctuary , 30°53.3’S 30°20.4’E, 26–28.III.2004, YPT, M. Mostovski leg. ( NMSA).GoogleMaps  Paratypes: same locality label as holotype, 6.VI–9.VII.2004, 2♂♂ ( NMSA, MOLC);GoogleMaps  same locality label as holotype, 9.VII–9.VIII.2004GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( NMSA); same locality label as holotype, 9.VIII–2.IX.2004GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( NMSA); same locality label as holotype, 3.IX–2.X.2004GoogleMaps  , 2♂♂ ( NMSA). Other material: KENYA: Coast Prov., Buda Forest , 4.46109°S 39.40446°E, 98 m, 15–29.I.2016GoogleMaps  , MT, indigenous forest, R. Copeland leg., 1♂ ( NMK); same locality label, 11–25.III.2016GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( NMK); same locality label 8–22.IV.2016GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( NMK); Coast Prov., Muhaka Forest , 4.32530°S 39.52345°E, 52 m, 30.V–19.VI.2013GoogleMaps  , 6 m MT, indigenous forest, R. Copeland leg., 2♂♂ ( NMK); Coast Prov., Muhaka Forest , 4.32664°S 39.52462°E, 41 m, 6–20.IX.2014GoogleMaps  , MT, indigenous forest, R. Copeland leg., 1♂ ( NMK); Coast Prov., Mrima Hill Forest , 4.48576°S 39.25845°E, 212 m, 19.IX–3.X.2011GoogleMaps  , MT, indigenous forest edge, R. Copeland leg., 1♂ ( NMK); Coast Prov., Ka- sigau Mtn. , 3.82700°S 38.05038°E, 1065 m, 5–19.X.2011GoogleMaps  , MT, inside indigenous forest, R. Copeland leg., 7♂♂ ( NMK); Eastern Province, Ngaia Forest , 0.32442°N 38.05038°E, 1057 m, bottom of forest, MT, inside indigenous forest, 22.VI–6.VII.2011GoogleMaps  , R. Copeland leg., 2♂♂ ( NMK); same locality label, 11–25.V.2011GoogleMaps  , 3♂♂ ( NMK); same locality label, 12–26.XI.2011GoogleMaps  , 2♂♂ ( NMK); same locality label, 8–22.VI.2011GoogleMaps  , 15♂♂ (14 in NMK, 1 in MOLC); same locality label, 24.XII.2011 – 7.I.2012GoogleMaps  , 11♂♂ (5 in NMK, 2 in MOLC); same locality label, 13–27.IV.2011GoogleMaps  , 4♂♂ ( NMK); same locality label, 7–21.I.2012GoogleMaps  , 2♂♂ ( NMK); same locality label, 10–24.XII.2011GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( NMK); same locality label, 9–23.VII.2011GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( NMK). MADAGASCAR: Mahajanga, Beanka Forest Reserve , 50.2 km E Maintirano, 18°01.35’S 44°03.02’E, 250 m, 19–26.X.2009GoogleMaps  , tropical dry forest on tsingy, MT, B.L. Fisher et al. leg., BLF22787View Materials  , 1♂ ( CAS). SOUTH AFRICA: KwaZulu-Natal, Mabibi Campsite , 27°19.818’S 32°44.792’E, 50 m, 18–20.X.2010GoogleMaps  , MT, Maputaland Coastal Belt , SA10-MAB-M01  , 1♂ ( SAMC)  .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Kenya, Madagascar, South Africa.

MOLC

MOLC

NMSA

KwaZulu-Natal Museum

NMK

National Museums of Kenya

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

SAMC

Iziko Museums of Cape Town

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Dryinidae

Genus

Bocchus

Loc

Bocchus whiteleyi Olmi, 2007

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

Bocchus whiteleyi

Olmi, M. 2009: 458
Olmi, M. 2007: 211