Bocchus forestalis 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: 270

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E987E2-FEA2-2B45-FF3E-D5FFFB62F8C8

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scientific name

Bocchus forestalis Olmi, Copeland & van Noort
status

sp. nov.

5. Bocchus forestalis Olmi, Copeland & van Noort  , sp. nov.

( Figs 102EView FIGURE 102, 103View FIGURE 103, 104AView FIGURE 104)

Diagnosis. ♂ of Bocchus  with OPL much longer than POL; antennomere 8 less than 3 × as long as broad ( Fig. 104AView FIGURE 104); mesoscutum granulate, slightly rugose near anterior margin; Notauli incomplete, reaching approximately 0.6 × length of mesoscutum (with obsolete tracks of notauli in posterior third of mesoscutum); propodeal declivity reticulate rugose, without longitudinal keels.

Description. ♂ ( Figs 103View FIGURE 103, 104AView FIGURE 104). Fully winged; body length 2.4 mm. Head black, except mandible brown; antenna brown; mesosoma black; metasoma brown; legs brown, except tarsi brown-testaceous. Antenna filiform; antennomeres in following proportions: 9:6:7:6:6:6:5:5:5:8; antennomere 6 twice as long as broad; antennomere 8 less than 3 × as long as broad (5:3). Head convex, dull, granulate and rugose; frontal line complete; occipital carina complete; POL = 3; OL = 2.5; OOL = 6; OPL = 5; TL = 4; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli shorter than OPL (2:5). Mesoscutum dull, granulate, slightly rugose near anterior margin. Notauli incomplete, reaching approximately 0.6 × length of mesoscutum (with obsolete tracks of notauli in posterior third of mesoscutum). Mesoscutellum dull, granulate. Metanotum granulate and rugose. Mesopleuron dull, granulate. Metapleuron dull, sculptured by numerous strong transverse keels. Metapectal-propodeal disc with strong transverse posterior keel, dull, reticulate rugose; propodeal declivity dull, reticulate rugose, without longitudinal keels. Forewing ( Fig. 103DView FIGURE 103) hyaline, without dark transverse bands; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein shorter than proximal part (10:14); 2R1 cell open. Genitalia in Fig. 102EView FIGURE 102. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♀. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♂ holotype (CASTYPE19448): MADAGASCAR: Fianarantsoa, Miandritsara For- est, 40 km S Ambositra, 20°47.56’S 47°10.54’E, 825 m, 8–17.III.2007, MT, low altitude rainforest, M. Irwin, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-29-81 ( CAS)GoogleMaps  .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Madagascar.

Etymology. The new species is named forestalis  , because it was collected in a forest.

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Dryinidae

Genus

Bocchus