Apenesia proxima Kieffer, 1904

Alencar, Isabel D. C. C. & Azevedo, Celso O., 2020, Revision of the world Apenesia Westwood (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae), Zootaxa 4724 (1), pp. 1-72: 34-35

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4724.1.1

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scientific name

Apenesia proxima Kieffer, 1904
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Apenesia proxima Kieffer, 1904 

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Apenesia proxima Kieffer 1904  , 41: 364, 367. ♀; Kieffer 1908, 76: 25 (catalog); Kieffer 1914, 41: 392, 396; Gordh & Móczár 1990, 46: 210 (catalog).

Diagnosis. Female. Length 5.0 mm. Color. Body castaneous, metasoma dark castaneous. Mandible with three apical teeth. Clypeus extending back frons, median lobe with apical margin almost straight, apical margin with bristles, median carina absent. Eye dark, oval, with about six facets. Malar space longer than eye size. Frons aciculate, punctures small and very sparse. Head subquadrate with sides subparallel, vertex slightly concave, 1.0 × as long as wide. Dorsal pronotal area with sides nearly parallel, anterior margin with median emargination. Maximum width of metapectal-propodeal complex 1.6 × its minimum width. Mesopleuron without longitudinal carina dividing dorsal and lateral faces. Mesotibia strongly spinose. Metasoma slightly longr than head and mesosoma together, petiole long.

Material examined. Holotype ♀: [ PAPUA NEW GUINEA], N. Guinea S. E. Hughibagu, V–IX.91, Loria [coll.] ( MSNG). 

Comments. The holotype was examined during a visit to MSNG. According to Kieffer (1904), this species is similar to A. nigra  .

Distribution. Australian ( Papua New Guinea).

MSNG

Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 'Giacomo Doria'

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Bethylidae

Genus

Apenesia

Loc

Apenesia proxima Kieffer, 1904

Alencar, Isabel D. C. C. & Azevedo, Celso O. 2020
2020
Loc

Apenesia proxima

Kieffer 1904
1904