Anteon simoni Olmi, 2007,

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 195

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Anteon simoni Olmi, 2007


86. Anteon simoni Olmi, 2007 

( Fig. 70CView FIGURE 70)

Anteon simoni Olmi 2007b: 209  .

Description. ♀. Fully winged; body length 2.1–2.8 mm. Head black, except mandible testaceous; antenna tes- taceous, except antennomeres 7–10 brownish; mesosoma and metasoma black; legs testaceous, except clubs of femora, metacoxa, meso- and metatibia darkened. Antenna clavate; antennomeres in following proportions: 10:5:6:4.5:4.5:5:5:5.5:5:7. Head completely granulate and reticulate rugose (in specimen from South Africa, 33°56.232’S 18°57.711’E, frons granulate and very slightly rugose); frontal line complete; frons without lateral keels near orbits directed towards antennal toruli; occipital carina complete; POL = 9; OL = 6; OOL = 5; OPL = 5.5; TL = 4; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli shorter than OL (2:6). Pronotum with anterior surface rugose; posterior surface less than 0.5 × as long as mesoscutum (6:15), rugose, with posterior half unsculptured. Mesoscutum shiny, smooth, punctate, unsculptured among punctures. In specimen from South Africa, 33°56.232’S 18°57.711’E, mesoscutum very slightly granulate. Notauli reaching approximately 0.3 × length of mesoscutum; in paratype and specimen from South Africa, 33°56.232’S 18°57.711’E, notauli almost completely absent; in specimens from South Africa, 32°57.512’S 18°06.728’E, notauli reaching about 0.2 × length of mesoscutum. Mesoscutellum and metanotum shiny, unsculptured. Mesopleuron with anterior half reticulate rugose and posterior half smooth, punctate, unsculptured among punctures; metapleuron completely reticulate rugose. Metapectal-propodeal disc with strong transverse posterior keel, reticulate rugose, more than 0.5 × as long as mesoscutellum + metanotum (9:14); propodeal declivity reticulate rugose, without longitudinal keels (occasionally with two narrow longitudinal keels). Forewing with dark transverse band around 2r-rs&Rs vein; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein much shorter than proximal part (3:8). Protarsomeres in following proportions: 10:2:2:2.5:8.5; protarsomere 4 less than 0.5 × as long as basal part of 5. Enlarged claw ( Fig. 70CView FIGURE 70) with proximal prominence bearing one long bristle. Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 70CView FIGURE 70) with some medial and proximal bristles and five distal lamellae. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♂. Unknown.

Material examined. Types: ♀ holotype: SOUTH AFRICA: Western Cape, Walker Bay Nature Reserve , 34°27.41’S 19°21.39’E, IX–XII.1997, MT, S. van Noort leg.GoogleMaps  , SAM-HYM-A024103 ( SAMC). Paratypes: same locality label as holotype, SAM-HYM-A024103GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( SAMC)  , 1♀ ( MOLC). Other material: SOUTH AFRICA: Eastern Cape, Winterberg, The Hoek Farm , 32°21.260’S 26°23.001’E, 1879 m, 3.IX–30.X.2009, YPT, WTB09- GRA1-Y01, Amathole Mistbelt Grassland, S. van Noort leg.GoogleMaps  , 3♀♀ (2 in SAMC, 1 in MOLC); Western Cape, West Coast Fossil Park , 4 km 290° E Langebaanweg, 32°57.512’S 18°06.728’E, 20–27.XI.2002, MT, rehabilitated mine dump, S. van Noort leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( SAMC); Western Cape, Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve , 33°59.030’S 20°49.128’E, 340 m, 5.XI.2009 – 27.II.2010, MT, Afromontane Forest, S. van Noort leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( SAMC); Western Cape, Kogelberg Nature Reserve, 34°16.481’S 19°01.033’E, 16.X–16.XI.1999, MT, Mesic Mountain Fynbos, last burnt c. 1978, S. van Noort leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( SAMC); same locality label, 16.XII.1999 – 16.I.2000GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( SAMC); Western Cape, Koeberg Nature Reserve , 33°37.622’S 18°24.259’E, 31.X–28.XI.1997, MT, West Coast Strandveld, S. van Noort leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( SAMC); Western Cape, Banghoek Valley, Dwarsriviershoek Farm , 33°56.232’S 18°57.711’E, 410 m, 20.XII.2012 – 24.I.2013, MT, Mesic Mountain Fynbos, BH 12-FYN3-M05, S. van Noort leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( SAMC)  .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. South Africa.


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