Anteon inane Olmi, 2004

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 146-147

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Anteon inane Olmi, 2004


46. Anteon inane Olmi, 2004 

( Figs. 54AView FIGURE 54, 55View FIGURE 55 AView FIGURE 55)

Anteon inane Olmi 2004d: 94  ; Azevedo et al. 2010: 877.

Description. ♂ ( Fig. 55AView FIGURE 55). Fully winged; body length 1.4–2.2 mm. Head black, except mandible testaceous; an- tenna testaceous-brown; mesosoma black; metasoma brown; legs brown or testaceous, except coxae and clubs of femora partly brown. Antenna filiform; antennomeres in following proportions: 11:4.5:5:5:5:5:5.5:6:6:8. Head shiny, granulate, with vertex rugose and anterior half of frons sculptured by many transverse striae and keels (in specimen from Madagascar, 21°15.05’S 47°24.43’E, head granulate, with slight evanescent striae); frontal line complete; occipital carina complete; POL = 7; OL = 3.5; OOL = 4.5; OPL = 3; TL = 3. Mesoscutum dull, usually strongly granulate, occasionally slightly granulate. Notauli incomplete, reaching approximately 0.25–0.40 × length of mesoscutum. Mesoscutellum and metanotum shiny, smooth, finely punctate, unsculptured among punctures. Metapectal-propodeal disc with strong transverse posterior keel, reticulate rugose, dull; propodeal declivity dull, reticulate rugose, without longitudinal keels. In specimens from Madagascar, 21°15.99’S 47°25.21’E, MA-02-09C- 36 and MA-02-09C-62, propodeal declivity with two longitudinal keels and median area rugose. Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein much shorter than proximal part (4:6.5). Pterostigma partly unpigmented. Paramere ( Fig. 54AView FIGURE 54) with large distal inner rounded process. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♀. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♂ holotype: MADAGASCAR: Antananarivo, 11.5 km 147° SSE of Anjozorobe, 3 km 41°NE of Andranomay, 18°28.24’S 47°57.36’E, 1300 m, 5–13.XII.2000GoogleMaps  , MT, montane rainforest, BLF 2375, Fisher, Griswold et al. leg. (CAS). Other material: MADAGASCAR: Fianarantsoa, Ranomafana National Park , Belle Vue at Talatakely, 21°15.99’S 47°25.21’E, 1020 m, 15–22.XI.2001GoogleMaps  , MT, secondary tropical forest, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-02-09C-03, 1♂ (CAS); same locality label, 21–28.I.2002GoogleMaps  , 3♂♂ (2 in CAS, 1 in MOLC); same locality label, 4–12.II.2002GoogleMaps  , MA-02-09C-15, 1♂ (CAS); same locality label, 24.VII–4.VIII.2002GoogleMaps  , MA-02-09C-36, 1♂ (MOLC); same locality label, 28.IV–5.V.2002GoogleMaps  , MA-02-09C-27, 1♂ (CAS); same locality label, 13–23.VI.2002GoogleMaps  , MA-02-09C-32, 1♂ (CAS); same locality label, 12–19.II.2002GoogleMaps  , MA-02-09C-16, 2♂♂ (CAS); same locality la- bel 22–28.XI.2001GoogleMaps  , MA-02-09C-04, 10♂♂ (CAS); same locality label, 16.X–8.XI.2001GoogleMaps  , MA-02-09C-01, 2♂♂ (CAS); Fianarantsoa, Ranomafana National Park, Vohiparara , 21°13.57’S 47°22.19’E, at broken bridge, 1110 m, 21–28.I.2002GoogleMaps  , MT, high altitude rainforest, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-02-09A-13, 2♂♂ (CAS); Fianarantsoa, Rano- mafana National Park, Vohiparara , 21°13.57’S 47°22.19’E, at broken bridge, 1110 m, 22–28.XI.2001GoogleMaps  , MT, high altitude rainforest, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-02-09A-04, 2♂♂ (CAS); same locality label, 21–28.I.2002GoogleMaps  , 1♂ (CAS); same locality label, 15–25.VII.2002GoogleMaps  , MA-02-09A-35, 2♂♂ (CAS, MOLC); Fianarantsoa, Ranomafana National Park , radio tower at forest edge, 21°15.05’S 47°24.43’E, 1130 m, 16.X–8.XI.2001GoogleMaps  , MT, mixed tropical forest, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-02-09B-01, 3♂♂ (2 in CAS, 1 in MOLC); same locality label, 7–18.VI.2003GoogleMaps  , 1♂ (CAS); same locality label, 4–12.III.2002, 2♂♂ (CAS, MOLC); same locality label, 4–12.II.2002, MA-02-09B-15, 1♂ (CAS)  ; same locality label, 12–19.III.2002, MA-02-09B-20, 1♂ (CAS)  ; same locality label, 15–21.XII.2001, MA-02-09B- 07, 6♂♂ (4 in CAS, 2 in MOLC)  ; same locality label, 22–28.XI.2001, MA-02-09B-04, 2♂♂ (CAS)  ; same locality label, 24.V–4.VI.2002, MA-02-09B-30, 2♂♂ (CAS)  ; same locality label, 14–21.I.2002, MA-02-09B-12, 1♂ (CAS)  ; same locality label, 17–30.V.2003, MA-02-09B-61, 2♂♂ (CAS, MOLC); Fianarantsoa, Ranomafana , JIRAMA wa- ter works, 21°14.91’S 47°27.13’E, 690 m, 28.XI–6.XII.2001, MT, near river, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-02-09D-05, 1♂ (MOLC)GoogleMaps  ; same locality label, 21–24.XII.2001, MA-02-09D-08, 2♂♂ (CAS); Fianarantsoa, Manombo Special Reserve camp site, 32 km SSE of Farafangana, 23°01.31’S 47°43.20’E, 36 m, 13–26.III.2005, MT, lowland rainfor- est, M. Irwin, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-28-15, 1♂ (CAS)GoogleMaps  .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Madagascar.

Remarks. Anteon inane  may possibly be the male of A. mingoae Olmi. 














Anteon inane Olmi, 2004

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