Lonchodryinus hovanus Olmi, 2004,

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 256-257

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

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scientific name

Lonchodryinus hovanus Olmi, 2004
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1. Lonchodryinus hovanus Olmi, 2004 

( Figs 96C, DView FIGURE 96, 98View FIGURE 98 AView FIGURE 98)

Lonchodryinus hovanus Olmi 2004d: 91  ; Azevedo et al. 2010: 882.

Description. ♂ ( Fig. 98AView FIGURE 98). Fully winged; body length 2.4–2.6 mm. Head black, except mandible testaceous; anten- na testaceous; mesosoma black; metasoma brown; legs of holotype testaceous, except metacoxa almost completely brown; legs of specimen from Madagascar, 23°41.39’S 44°34.53’E, brownish; in specimens from Madagascar, 13°10.17’S 49°42.04’E, legs completely yellow, except metacoxa basally black.Antenna filiform, with setae shorter than breadth of antennomeres; antennomeres in following proportions: 8:4:8:6:5:5:5:5:5:8. Head dull, with vertex strongly punctate, unsculptured among punctures (vertex completely reticulate rugose in specimen from Madagascar, 23°41.39’S 44°34.53’E); in holotype vertex punctures very strong (head almost rugose); frons completely reticulate rugose; vertex without two oblique keels from lateral ocelli to the occipital carina; clypeus sculpured by many longitudinal keels, with anterior margin rounded, not bidentate; mandible quadridentate, with four teeth becoming regularly progressively larger from dorsal to ventral tooth; frontal line incomplete, missing in anterior half of frons; occipital carina complete; POL = 6; OL = 4; OOL = 4.5; OPL = 5; TL = 3. Mesoscutum shiny, very strongly punctate, unsculptured among punctures. Notauli incomplete, reaching approximately 0.7 × length of mesoscutum. Mesoscutellum shiny, punctate, unsculptured among punctures. Metanotum shiny, unsculptured. Metapectal-propodeal disc dull, reticulate rugose, without transverse posterior keel; propodeal declivity almost completely reticulate rugose, with central smooth and shiny area, without longitudinal or transversal keels. Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein slightly shorter than proximal part (10:11). Paramere with ( Fig. 96CView FIGURE 96) or without ( Fig. 96DView FIGURE 96; in specimens from Madagascar, 12°31.13’S 49°10.45’E and 12°19.22’S 49°20.17’E) distal inner process and with many papillae on inner side. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♀. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♂ holotype: MADAGASCAR: Antsiranana, Ankarana Special Reserve, 13.6 km 192° SSW Anivorano Nord, 12°51.49’S 49°13.33’E, 210 m, 16–20.II.2001, MT, tropical dry forest, Fisher, Griswold et al. leg., BLF 3011 ( CAS)GoogleMaps  . Other material: MADAGASCAR: Antsiranana, Montagne d’Ambre National Park , 12°31.13’S 49°10.45’E, 1125 m, 30.V–6.VI.2001, MT, MA-01-01D-12, R. Harin’Hala leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( MOLC);

Antsiranana, Montagne des Français , 7.2 km 142° SE Antsiranana, 12°19.22’S 49°20.17’E, 180 m, 22–28.II.2001, MT, tropical dry forest, Fisher, Griswold et al. leg., BLF3130, 1♂ ( CAS); Toliara, Beza Mahafaly Reserve, parcelle II near Bellevue , 23°41.39’S 44°34.53’E, 180 m, 15.X–10.XI.2001, MT, spiny forest, M.E. Irwin, F.D. Parker & R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-02-14B-01GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( MOLC); Antsiranana, SAVA Region, Vohemar District, Andranotsimaty dry forest, 9 km NE Daraina, 13°10.17’S 49°42.04’E, 90 m, 19–26.XII.2010, MT, dry dense forest, M. Irwin, R. Harin’Hala leg., MG-57-12GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( MOLC); same locality label, 14–21.II.2011, MG-57-19GoogleMaps  , 4♂♂ (2 in CAS, 2 in MOLC); same locality label, 11-18.IV.2011, MG-57-27GoogleMaps  , 2♂♂ ( CAS, MOLC)  .

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Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Madagascar.

Remarks. It is possible that L. hovanus  (for which only the ♂ is known) is the opposite sex of L. seyrigi ( Benoit, 1954)  or L. pauliani ( Benoit, 1954)  . Only ♀ specimens are known of these two species.

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Dryinidae

Genus

Lonchodryinus

Loc

Lonchodryinus hovanus Olmi, 2004

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

Lonchodryinus hovanus

Azevedo, C. O. & Madl, M. & Olmi, M. 2010: 882
Olmi, M. 2004: 91