Dryinus hararianus Olmi, 1987,

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 326-327

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Dryinus hararianus Olmi, 1987


17. Dryinus hararianus Olmi, 1987 

( Fig. 132View FIGURE 132 CView FIGURE 132)

Dryinus hararianus Olmi 1987a: 421  .

Description. ♀. Fully winged; body length 4.2–6.0 mm. Head black, except mandible and clypeus testaceous; oc- casionally also malar space testaceous; antenna testaceous, except antennomeres 5–9 or 6–9 darkened; propleuron black; pronotum totally black, except posterior collar and lateral regions testaceous; rest of mesosoma black; metasoma partly black and partly testaceous; legs testaceous, occasionally except meso- and metatibia darkened and procoxa partly black. Antenna clavate; antennomeres of holotype in following proportions: 13:6:29:13:11:10:7:6:6:8; in specimen from Botswana, Farmer’s Brigade, antennomeres in following proportions: 10:4.5:19:8.5:7:6:5.5:5:4.5:7. Head dull, granulate and with some irregular keels on frons; occasionally head completely reticulate rugose; occipital carina complete; occiput concave; temple prominent; frontal line complete; holotype with POL = 6; OL = 4; OOL = 11; OPL = 1; TL = 6; in specimen from Botswana, Farmer’s Brigade, POL = 4.5; OL = 2.5; OOL = 7; OPL = 0.5; TL = 3; in specimen from Cameroon, Messabengondo, POL = 4; OL = 2. Pronotum shiny, crossed by slight anterior transverse impression and strong posterior transverse furrow; anterior collar and lateral regions of pronotum unsculptured or with longitudinal striae; disc slightly or strongly granulate, sculptured by some striae; posterior collar very short. Mesoscutum dull, reticulate rugose, anteriorly smooth. Notauli incomplete, reaching approximately 0.5–0.6 × length of mesoscutum. Mesoscutellum dull, granulate. Metanotum rugose. Metapectal-propodeal disc dull, reticulate rugose, about as long as propodeal declivity; propodeal declivity reticulate rugose. Forewing with three dark transverse bands; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein longer than proximal part (12.6:6). Protarsomeres of holotype in following proportions: 20:5:9:24:37; Protarsomeres of specimens from Botswana, Farmer’s Brigade, in following proportions: 14:3:6:12:21. Enlarged claw ( Fig. 132CView FIGURE 132) with one large subdistal tooth and one row of 7–15 lamellae. Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 132CView FIGURE 132) with two rows of about 24–28 lamellae; apex with at least 15 lamellae. Tibial spurs 1/1/2 (in holotype), or 1/1/1 (in other specimens).

♂. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♀ holotype: ZIMBABWE: Harare ( MCZ)  . Other material: BOTSWANA: Serowe, Farmer’s Brigade , XI.1992, MT, P. Forchhammer leg.  , 1♀ ( CNC); same locality label, IV.1992, 1  ♀ ( AMNH). CAMEROON: Messabengondo , 1–15.III.2003, M. Tussac leg.  , 1♀ ( HTS). SOUTH AFRICA: Western Cape, Walk- er Bay Nature Reserve , 34°27.414’S 19°21.393’E, 57 m, 26.XII.1997, sweep, South Coast Strandveld, S. van Noort leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( SAMC)  .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Botswana, Cameroon, South Africa, Zimbabwe.


Museum of Comparative Zoology


Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids, and Nematodes


American Museum of Natural History


Iziko Museums of Cape Town






Dryinus hararianus Olmi, 1987

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

Dryinus hararianus

Olmi, M. 1987: 421