Aphelopus severancei Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino, 2015,

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 48-51

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

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Aphelopus severancei Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino, 2015
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5. Aphelopus severancei Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino, 2015 

( Figs 13CView FIGURE 13, 17A, BView FIGURE 17)

Aphelopus severancei Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino 2015: 337  .

Description. ♀. Fully winged; body length 1.9–2.2 mm. Head brown, except mandible and anterior half of frons whitish (occasionally frons with only area between toruli whitish); antenna brown, except scape and pedicel testaceous; mesosoma and metasoma brown; legs yellow-testaceous. Antenna filiform; antennomeres in following proportions: 5:4:5:6:6:6:6:5:5:8. Head dull, granulate; frontal line absent; occipital carina complete; POL = 6; OL = 4; OOL = 3.5; OPL = 3; TL = 2.5; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli shorter than OPL (2.5:4). Mesoscutum, mesoscutellum and metanotum dull, granulate. Notauli incomplete, reaching about 0.4–0.5 × length of mesoscutum. Metapectal-propodeal disc and propodeal declivity reticulate rugose. Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands; 2r-rs&Rs vein regularly curved. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♂ ( Figs 17A, BView FIGURE 17). Fully winged; body length 1.5–2.4 mm. Head black, except mandible testaceous; antenna brown; mesosoma black; metasoma brown; legs brown. Antenna filiform; antennomeres in following proportions: 6:5:6.5:6.5:7:8:7:7:7:9. Head dull, granulate; frontal line shortly present near clypeus; occipital carina complete; POL = 7; OL = 4; OOL = 4; OPL = 4; TL = 4; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli shorter than OPL (2:4). Mesoscutum, mesoscutellum and metanotum dull, granulate. Notauli incomplete, reaching about 0.4–0.5 × length of mesoscutum. Metapectal-propodeal disc and propodeal declivity reticulate rugose. Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands; 2r-rs&Rs vein regularly curved. Basivolsella ( Fig. 13CView FIGURE 13) with lateral medial process and 2 subdistal bristles; distivolsella with 1 very long bristle ( Fig. 13CView FIGURE 13). Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

Material examined. Type: ♂ holotype: KENYA: Coast Prov., Taita Hills, Vuria Forest , 3.41428°S 38.29178°E, 2162 m, 12–26.VI.2011, MT just inside indigenous forest, R. Copeland leg. ( NMK)GoogleMaps  . Other material: DEMOCRAT- IC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO: Haut-Uele, Wamba Territory, Ntsheshe Forest , NE of Kikongo Mission, 04°16’S 17°12’E, 14–22.VII.2008, MT at forest edge, T. Chapman leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( UCDC). KENYA: Eastern Prov., Kasaala area , 2.07846°S 38.22530°E, 740 m, 28.XI–4.XII.2013, MT, just inside isolated woodland patch, J. Bukhebi & R. Copeland leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( NMK); Eastern Prov., Nyambene Hills, Itieni Forest , at bottom, 0.24433°N 37.87016°E, 2142 mGoogleMaps  , 24.VII–7.VIII.2011, MT, edge of indigenous forest, near forest station, R. Copeland leg., 1♂ (MOLC), 2♀♀ (NMK, MOLC); same locality label, 18.IX–2.X.2011, 1♂ (NMK); Western Prov., Kakamega District, Kakamega Forest, Kisere Forest, 10–12.III.2002, light trap, Ke 1645, Manfred Kraemer leg., 1♂ (MOLC).

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya.

NMK

National Museums of Kenya

UCDC

R. M. Bohart Museum of Entomology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Dryinidae

Genus

Aphelopus

Loc

Aphelopus severancei Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino, 2015

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

Aphelopus severancei

Guglielmino, A. & Olmi, M. 2015: 337