Anteon copelandi Olmi, 2011,

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 122

publication ID

publication LSID

persistent identifier

treatment provided by


scientific name

Anteon copelandi Olmi, 2011


21. Anteon copelandi Olmi, 2011 

( Figs 36FView FIGURE 36, 39View FIGURE 39 DView FIGURE 39, 46View FIGURE 46 AView FIGURE 46)

Anteon copelandi Olmi in Olmi & Copeland 2011: 179  ; Olmi et al. 2015: 343.

Description. ♀ ( Figs 36FView FIGURE 36, 39DView FIGURE 39). Fully winged; body length 2.5 mm. Head black, except mandible testaceous; an- tenna testaceous, except antennomeres 7–10 or 6–10 brown; mesosoma black; metasoma brown; legs testaceous, except stalk of metafemur darkened. Antennomeres in following proportions: 13:6:7:4:5:6:6:6:6:7. Head shiny, reticulate rugose; frontal line complete; frons with two lateral longitudinal keels near orbits directed towards antennal toruli; occipital carina complete; POL = 7; OL = 6; OOL = 4.5; OPL = 7; TL = 3; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli about as long as TL. Pronotum shiny, rugose; posterior surface very short, shorter than mesoscutum (6:17); pronotal tubercle reaching tegula. Mesoscutum shiny, reticulate rugose. Notauli absent. Mesoscutellum partly smooth, punctate, unsculptured among punctures, with some areolae. Metanotum shiny, unsculptured. Metapectal-propodeal disc reticulate rugose, with strong transverse posterior keel; propodeal declivity reticulate rugose, without longitudinal keels, with areolae about as large as those of metapectal-propodeal disc. Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands or spots; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein much shorter than proximal part (3:11). Protarsomeres in following proportions: 10:2:2:3:12. Basal part of protarsomere 5 much longer than distal part (10:2). Arolium very large, slightly shorter than basal part of protarsomere 5 (8:10). Enlarged claw ( Fig. 46AView FIGURE 46) with proximal prominence bearing one long bristle. Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 46AView FIGURE 46) with five proximal and medial bristles; apex with about five lamellae. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♂. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♀ holotype: KENYA: Coast Prov. , Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, 03°25.21’S 39°53.81’E, 29.X–5.XI.1999, MT, R. Copeland leg. ( NMK)GoogleMaps  . Other material. KENYA: Coast Prov. , Marenje Forest, 4.52814°S 39.24028°E, 76 m, 3–17.X.2014, MT, indigenous forest, R. Copeland leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( MOLC); Coast Prov. , Buda Forest, 4.46109°S 39.40446°E, 98 m, 25.III–8.IV.2016, MT, indigenous forest, R. Copeland leg.GoogleMaps  , 1♀ ( NMK)  .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Kenya.


National Museums of Kenya














Anteon copelandi Olmi, 2011

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

Anteon copelandi Olmi in Olmi & Copeland 2011: 179

Olmi, M. & Copeland, R. S. 2011: 179