Anteon bytebieri Olmi, 2011,

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 113-115

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Anteon bytebieri Olmi, 2011


16. Anteon bytebieri Olmi, 2011 

( Figs 36D, EView FIGURE 36, 42View FIGURE 42 DView FIGURE 42)

Anteon bytebieri Olmi in Olmi & Copeland 2011: 181  ; Olmi et al. 2015: 342.

Description. ♀ ( Figs 36D, EView FIGURE 36). Fully winged; body length 3.1 mm. Head black, except mandible testaceous; antenna testaceous; mesosoma black; metasoma brown; tegula testaceous; legs testaceous.Antenna clavate; antennomeres in following proportions: 13:8:6:5:4.5:6:6:6:6:8. Head dull, strongly reticulate rugose; frontal line present; frons with- out lateral keels; occipital carina complete; POL = 7.5; OL = 4; OOL = 6; OPL = 6; TL = 5; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli shorter than OL (3:4). Pronotum rugose, with posterior surface shiny and almost completely smooth; posterior surface shorter than mesoscutum (5:18). Mesoscutum shiny, very weakly granulate. Notauli very short, reaching about 0.25 × length of mesoscutum. Mesoscutellum and metanotum shiny, unsculptured. Mesopleuron proximally reticulate rugose, distally unsculptured. Metapleuron rugose, sculptured by many transverse keels. Metapectal-pro- podeal disc reticulate rugose, with strong transverse posterior keel; propodeal declivity reticulate rugose, with two longitudinal keels and median area sculptured by areolae less wide than those of lateral areas. Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein much shorter than proximal part (4:9). Protarsomeres in following proportions: 8:2:3:4:15. Protarsomeres 2 and 3 produced into hook. Protarsomere 4 much shorter than basal part of 5 (5:11). Enlarged claw ( Fig. 42DView FIGURE 42) with proximal prominence bearing one long bristle. Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 42DView FIGURE 42) with two rows of 8 + 9 proximal and medial lamellae; apex with four lamellae. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♂. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♀ holotype: KENYA: Coast Prov., Taita Hills, Mbololo Forest , 03°20.00’S 38°26.85’E, 1550 m, MT, 5–13.IV.1999, Taita Biodiversity project ( NMK)GoogleMaps  .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. Kenya.


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Anteon bytebieri Olmi, 2011

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

Anteon bytebieri Olmi in Olmi & Copeland 2011: 181

Olmi, M. & Copeland, R. S. 2011: 181