Anteon beankanum 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: 110-111

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Anteon beankanum Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

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11. Anteon beankanum Olmi, Copeland & van Noort  , sp. nov.

( Figs 38FView FIGURE 38, 39CView FIGURE 39, 40View FIGURE 40)

Diagnosis. Macropterous ♀ of Anteon  with head reticulate rugose ( Fig. 39CView FIGURE 39); clypeus and frons black; posterior surface of pronotum longer than mesoscutum, almost completely granulate; forewing with one dark spot around 2r-rs&Rs vein ( Fig. 39CView FIGURE 39); propodeal declivity with two complete longitudinal keels; protarsomere 4 longer than basal part of 5.

Description. ♀ ( Figs 39CView FIGURE 39, 40View FIGURE 40). Fully winged; body length 3.1–4.6 mm (3.1 mm in holotype). Head black, except mandible testaceous; antenna testaceous, except antennomeres 5–10 brown (in holotype) (in paratype from Madagascar, 12°31.13’S 49°10.45’E, antenna testaceous except antennomere 10 brown; in paratype from Madagascar, 21°15.05’S 47°24.43’E, antenna testaceous, except antennomeres 7–10 brown); mesosoma black; metasoma brown; legs of holotype and paratype from Madagascar, 21°15.05’S 47°24.43’E, brown, except tarsi testaceous; legs of paratype from Madagascar, 12°31.13’S 49°10.45’E, yellow-testaceous, except basal third of metacoxa and stalk of metafemur brown. Antenna clavate; antennomeres in following proportions: 11:5:6:4:5:5:5:4.5:5:7.5. Head ( Fig. 40CView FIGURE 40) dull, reticulate rugose; frontal line complete; frons with two lateral keels near orbits and directed towards antennal toruli; occipital carina complete; POL = 5; OL = 3; OOL = 5; OPL = 5; TL = 4; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli about as long as OL. Pronotum dull, granulate, except posterior margin smooth, unsculptured; posterior sur- face longer than mesoscutum (16:13); pronotal tubercle reaching tegula. Mesoscutum ( Fig. 40AView FIGURE 40) shiny, finely punc- tate, very slightly granulate among punctures. Notauli incomplete, reaching approximately 0.5 × length of mesos- cutum in holotype and in paratype from Madagascar, 21°15.05’S 47°24.43’E (0.3 × in paratype from Madagascar, 12°31.13’S 49°10.45’E). Mesoscutellum and metanotum shiny, unsculptured. Metapectal-propodeal disc reticulate rugose, with strong transverse posterior keel; propodeal declivity with two longitudinal keels and median area as ru- gose as lateral areas. Forewing ( Fig. 40DView FIGURE 40) with one slightly dark spot around 2r-rs&Rs vein; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein much shorter than proximal part (4:9). Protarsomeres in following proportions: 8:2.5:3:6.5:15; protarsomere 4 longer than basal part of 5 (6.5:5). Enlarged claw ( Fig. 38FView FIGURE 38) with proximal prominence bearing one long bristle. Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 38FView FIGURE 38) with basal part shorter than distal part (5:10), with one row of 18–24 lamellae; apex with about 11 lamellae. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♂. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♀ holotype (CASTYPE19440): MADAGASCAR: Mahajanga, Beanka Forest Re- serve, 50.2 km E Maintirano, 18°01.35’S 44°03.02’E, 250 m, 19–26.X.2009, YPT, tropical dry forest on tsingy, B.L. Fisher et al. leg., BLF22788View Materials ( CAS)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes: MADAGASCAR: Antsiranana, Montagne d’Ambre National Park , 12°31.13’S 49°10.45’E, 1125 m, 21–26.IV.2001, MT, MA-01-01D-08, R. Harin’Hala leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( MOLC); Fianarantsoa, Ranomafana National Park , radio tower at forest edge, 21°15.05’S 47°24.43’E, 1130 m, 15–27.IV.2003, MT, mixed tropical forest, R. Harin’Hala leg., MA-02-09B-58GoogleMaps  , 1♂ ( CAS)  .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Madagascar.

Etymology. The species is named beankanum  after the collection site in Beanka Forest Reserve.


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