Deinodryinus nigropictus 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: 237-239

publication ID

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

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E987E2-FF43-2AA6-FF3E-D136FBD9FC04

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Plazi

scientific name

Deinodryinus nigropictus Olmi, Copeland & van Noort
status

sp. nov.

16. Deinodryinus nigropictus Olmi, Copeland & van Noort  , sp. nov.

( Figs 85FView FIGURE 85, 90View FIGURE 90 A–E, 92A)

Diagnosis. Micropterous ♀ of Deinodryinus with head mostly black ( Fig. 85FView FIGURE 85 90View FIGURE 90 A–D); mesosoma black; pronotum granulate, except median region of posterior collar unsculptured; mesoscutellum humped ( Fig. 90BView FIGURE 90); metapectal- propodeal disc granulate; propodeal declivity granulate and reticulate rugose.

Description. ♀ ( Figs 85FView FIGURE 85, 90View FIGURE 90 A–E). Micropterous; forewing very reduced, reaching transverse furrow behind metanotum, slightly longer than mesoscutellum (8.5:8). Body length 4.4–5.0 mm. Head black, except mandible, clypeus and anterior region of frons between antennal toruli testaceous; antenna brown; mesosoma and petiole black; metasoma and legs brown. Antenna clavate; antennomeres in following proportions: 9:5:15:12:10:8:7:7:7:9. Head shiny, punctate, very slightly granulate among punctures; temple and vertex behind ocellar triangle granulate; occipital carina complete; frontal line absent; frons with slender longitudinal furrow from anterior ocellus to clypeus; POL = 2; OL = 2; OOL = 11; OPL = 7; TL = 8; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli about as long as POL. Pronotum dull, granulate, except median region of posterior collar unsculptured; pronotum not crossed by transverse impressions, with short anterior collar; pronotal tubercle reaching tegula. Mesoscutum very reduced, rugose. Notauli absent. Mesoscutellum slightly humped, shiny, unsculptured. Metanotum shiny, unsculptured. Metapectal-propodeal disc dull, granulate, with strong anterior transverse and rugose furrow situated behind metanotum; propodeal declivity granulate and reticulate rugose. Mesopleuron and metapleuron granulate and rugose, dull. Meso-metapleural suture distinct and complete. Protarsomeres in following proportions: 12:3:6:13:26. Enlarged claw ( Fig. 92AView FIGURE 92) with two peg-like lamellae situated further distally than proximal prominence. Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 92AView FIGURE 92) with two rows of about 52 lamellae; apex with four lamellae, among which one very long. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♂. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♀ holotype: SOUTH AFRICA: Eastern Cape, Blauwe Krans Farm, 12.8 km 216° SW Kirkwood, 33°30.747’S 25°24.644’E, 9–16.II.2001, YPT, Valley Bushveld (non-trashed), S. van Noort leg., SAM-HYM-A024057 ( SAMC)GoogleMaps  . Paratype: SOUTH AFRICA: Northern Cape, Swaarweerberg , Vredehoek Farm , 32°26.387’S 20°34.501’E, 1613 m, 30.IX–30.XII.2010, YPT, Roggeveld Shale Renosterveld, SWA09-SUC1-Y06, S. van Noort leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( MOLC); Western Cape, Gamkaberg Nature Reserve , 33°44.090’S 21°55.654’E, 997 m,

4.X.2010 – 25.I.2011, MT, Rooiberg Sandstone Fynbos, S. van Noort leg., GB09-FYN2-M53, 1♀ ( SAMC)  .

GoogleMaps 

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. South Africa.

Etymology. The species is named nigropictus  , because mostly black coloured.

SAMC

Iziko Museums of Cape Town