Andesipolis,

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: 112-113

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Andesipolis
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Key to known species of Andesipolis 

1. Propodeum with two pairs of lateral carinae arising from areola toward limit with metapleuron (as in Figs 14, 15View FIGURES 14 – 25), anterior pair frequently irregular; if anterior pair of carinae weak and reduced then petiole rugose............................... 2

- Propodeum without anterior pair of lateral carinae and surface smooth and polished ( Figs 17, 21, 24View FIGURES 14 – 25); petiole mostly smooth and polished except by dorsal carinae and weak striation ( Figs 28, 30, 32View FIGURES 26 – 34)....................................... 23

2(1). Fore wing maculate; stigma broadly rounded, 2.4x longer than broad...................... A. framea Whitfield & Choi 

- Fore wing hyaline or evenly infuscate; stigma narrower, more than 2.8x longer than broad.......................... 3

3(2). Hind tarsal claw with distinct basal lobe ( Fig. 36View FIGURES 35 – 36).............................................. A. chilensis  sp. n.

- Hind tarsal claw simple, sometimes with tiny basal bump ( Fig. 35View FIGURES 35 – 36)............................................. 4

4(3). Mesosoma  compressed dorso-ventrally, 2.5x longer than high ( Fig. 92View FIGURES 92 – 97); mesoscutum projected anteriorly over pronotum ( Fig. 96View FIGURES 92 – 97); scutellar sulcus 0.07x longer than wide, strongly crenulate ( Fig. 95View FIGURES 92 – 97)..................... A. compressithorax  sp. n.

- Mesosoma  not compressed dorso-ventrally, at most 2.0x longer than high; mesoscutum not projected over pronotum; scutellar sulcus 0.24–0.52x longer than wide, mostly with one median carina and few weak lateral carinae..................... 5

5(4). Body color entirely honey yellow ( Fig. 134View FIGURES 134 – 138).............................................. A. patagoniensis  sp. n.

- Body color variable, entirely dark brown to mostly yellow with brown regions (as in Fig. 129View FIGURES 129 – 133) but never entirely honey yellow................................................................................................... 6

6(5) Posterior region of pronotum dorsally long and nearly flat, at least 3x longer than anterior region and mostly smooth and with- out sulcus ( Figs 6 and 7View FIGURES 2 – 13); and fore wing vein 2a close to vein 1cu-a, 1-1AC less than 0.2x vein 2-1A ( Figs 112View FIGURES 108 – 113 and 122View FIGURES 119 – 124).. 7 

- Posterior region of pronotum dorsally not more than 2x longer than anterior region, usually with more or less crenulate sulcus or rugose ( Figs 2–5, 8–13View FIGURES 2 – 13); length of fore wing vein 1-1AC variable, usually longer than 0.2x vein 2-1A ( Fig. 67View FIGURES 62 – 67)....... 8 

7(6) Pterostigma long and narrow ( Fig. 112View FIGURES 108 – 113), 5.6–6.2x longer than wide............................... A. longicollis  sp. n.

- Pterostigma 3.2-3.8x longer than wide ( Fig. 122View FIGURES 119 – 124).............................................. A. monteiroi  sp. n.

8(6) Pronotum long ( Fig. 153View FIGURES 153 – 158), in dorsal view longer than vertex; hind wing vein M+CU about as long as vein 1M ( Fig. 156View FIGURES 153 – 158)........................................................................................... A. supernus  sp. n.

- Pronotum short, in dorsal view shorter than vertex ( Fig. 60View FIGURES 56 – 61); hind wing vein M+CU more than 1.5X longer than vein 1M ( Fig. 58View FIGURES 56 – 61)................................................................................................ 9

9(8) Occipital carina bordered by crenulate sulcus ( Figs 40, 41View FIGURES 39 – 42); frons and vertex densely setose................. A. ona  sp. n.

- Occipital carina bordered by smooth sulcus (sulcus sometimes shallow and inconspicuous) ( Fig. 42View FIGURES 39 – 42); frons and vertex with scattered setae ( Fig. 39View FIGURES 39 – 42)............................................................................... 10

10(9) Sternaulus long and strongly crenulate, covering more than half length of mesopleuron and reaching epicnemial carina anteri- orly ( Figs 49 and 50View FIGURES 47 – 55)................................................................................ 11

- Sternaulus shorter and not reaching epicnemial carina ( Figs 47, 48View FIGURES 47 – 55)........................................... 12

11(10) Head honey yellow, frons and vertex mostly brown ( Figs 145–147View FIGURES 145 – 148); pronotum brown dorsally............ A. shawi  sp. n.

- Head dark brown ( Figs 102, 103View FIGURES 102 – 107); pronotum yellow dorsally ( Fig. 104View FIGURES 102 – 107).............................. A. itatiaia  sp. n.

12(10) Propodeum and head, except stemmaticum, yellow ( Figs 56View FIGURES 56 – 61, 152View FIGURES 149 – 152)............................................. 13

- Propodeum and head mostly dark brown to black ( Figs 87, 139View FIGURES 139 – 144, 167, 168View FIGURES 164 – 168)........................................14

13(12) Pronotum black ( Fig. 60View FIGURES 56 – 61)................................................................ A. atlanticus  sp. n.

- Pronotum yellowish ( Fig. 152View FIGURES 149 – 152).............................................................. A. soaresi  sp. n.

14(12) Metasomal terga beyond petiole brown to dark brown with TII+III whitish ( Fig. 78View FIGURES 74 – 79)................ A. brasiliensis  sp. n.

- Metasomal terga beyond mostly brown or pale brown including TII+III ( Fig. 83View FIGURES 80 – 84, 87).............................. 15

15(14) Mesonotum yellow-brown with brown scutellar sulcus; ovipositor 0.8-0.9x longer than hind tibia and 1.6x longer than sheaths................................................................................... A. masoni Choi & Suh 

- Mesonotum mostly brown or dark brown ( Fig. 127View FIGURES 125 – 128), if mostly yellowish then scutellar sulcus also yellowish ( Fig. 65View FIGURES 62 – 67); ovipos- itor 0.5-0.7x longer than hind tibia and at most 1.3x longer than sheaths.........................................16

16(15) Antennal sockets expanded, shaped as a short additional pair of scapus ( Fig. 42View FIGURES 39 – 42).................. A. pseudoscapus  sp. n.

- Antennal sockets not expanded ( Fig. 41View FIGURES 39 – 42)................................................................. 17

17(16) Stigma narrow, 4.2-4.6x longer than wide ( Figs 67View FIGURES 62 – 67, 161View FIGURES 159 – 162).................................................... 18

- Stigma globose, 2.8-3.6x longer than wide ( Fig. 125View FIGURES 125 – 128)....................................................... 20

18(17) Ovipositor curved............................................................ A. yanayacu Townsend & Shaw 

- Ovipositor straight ( Fig. 159View FIGURES 159 – 162).......................................................................... 19

19(18) Propleuron and pronotum laterally dark brown to black ( Fig. 159View FIGURES 159 – 162)............................... A. townsendi  sp. n.

- Propleuron and pronotum laterally honey yellow to orange-brown ( Fig. 62View FIGURES 62 – 67)........................ A. belshawi  sp. n.

20(17) Hind wing vein 1M short, almost as long as vein 1cu-a; pronotum dorsally dark brown.............. A. nothofagus  sp. n.

- Hind wing vein 1M about 2x longer than vein 1cu-a ( Fig. 166View FIGURES 164 – 168); pronotum dorsally yellowish........................ 21

21(20) Mesopleuron honey yellow ( Fig. 80View FIGURES 80 – 84); petiole without mid-longitudinal ridge....................... A. brevisulcus  sp. n.

- Mesopleuron dark brown ( Figs 85, 164View FIGURES 164 – 168); petiole with distinct mid-longitudinal ridge.............................. 22

22(21) Notauli deeply impressed and crenulate dorsally ( Fig. 167View FIGURES 164 – 168); petiole yellow but medially brown ( Fig. 168View FIGURES 164 – 168). A. whitfieldi  sp. n.

- Notauli weakly impressed and smooth dorsally; petiole dark brown ( Fig. 87)........................ A. cacildis  sp. n.

23(1) Dorsal carinae of petiole meeting, and reaching the apex of terga ( Fig. 32View FIGURES 26 – 34); stigma long and narrow, about 6x longer than wide; vein r arising well basad middle of stigma ( Fig. 116View FIGURES 114 – 118)............................................. A. masneri  sp. n.

- Dorsal carinae of petiole present only basally, not meeting apically ( Fig. 28View FIGURES 26 – 34); stigma about 4x longer than wide; vein r arising at middle of stigma ( Fig. 100View FIGURES 98 – 101)......................................................................... 24

24(23) Hind tarsal claw with prominent basal lobe (as in Fig. 36View FIGURES 35 – 36).............................. A. whartoni Whitfield & Choi 

- Hind tarsal claw simple, without basal lobe ((as in Fig. 35View FIGURES 35 – 36)................................................... 25

25(24) Propodeum with areola incomplete ( Fig. 17View FIGURES 14 – 25); hind wing vein 1M 2x longer than r-m.................. A. flamengo  sp. n.

- Propodeum with long triangular areola ( Fig. 21View FIGURES 14 – 25); hind wing vein 1M about as long as vein r-m........... A. bicolor  sp. n.