Andesipolis whartoni Whitfield & Choi 2004,

Mitio, Shimbori Eduardo, Souza, Souza-Gessner Carolina Da Silva, Maria, Penteado-Dias Angelica & Richard, Shaw Scott, 2017, A revision of the genus Andesipolis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Mesostoinae) and redefinition of the subfamily Mesostoinae, Zootaxa 4216 (2), pp. 101-152: 148

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Andesipolis whartoni Whitfield & Choi 2004


Andesipolis whartoni Whitfield & Choi 2004 

Diagnosis. Body color mostly brown with orange-brown pronotum, scutellum and mesopleuron; fore wing stigma narrow, more than 4x longer than broad; propodeum and first metasomal tergite mostly smooth, areola, cross bridge and median carina on propodeum absent; tarsal claw with distinct basal lobe; ovipositor very long, about 2x longer than hind tibia, and curved upward.

Male. Similar to female in most diagnostic characters except the basal lobe on hind tarsal claw absent.

Material examined: 1♂ CHILE: Conguillio Nat. Park, Cautín 1,150 m. 4.ii.1988, Araucania, Nothofagus  s.s., L. Masner col. ( CNC) 

Distribution. Chile, south of Santiago.


Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids, and Nematodes