Apenesia punctata 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: 35

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8D8CD63D-858F-44B1-9EA1-7CBB7F30D72D

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC87AE-991B-444B-07D2-FD747994FA9F

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Apenesia punctata Kieffer, 1904
status

 

Apenesia punctata Kieffer, 1904 

Apenesia punctata Kieffer 1904  , 41: 364, 366. ♀; Kieffer 1908, 76, 25 (catalog); Kieffer 1914, 41: 392, 393; Medler 1980, 30: 469 (list).

Apenesia punctulata Krombein 1989  , 91: 620, 624 (replacement name for Epyris punctatus Cameron, 1888  ); Gordh & Móczár 1990, 46: 210 (catalog).

Diagnosis. Female. Length 6.0 mm. Color. Body castaneous, metasoma dark castaneous. Mandible with two apical teeth. Clypeus extending back frons, median lobe with apical margin almost straight, apical margin with bristles, median carina absent. Eye dark, elliptical, with about 11 facets. Malar space short. 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 metapectalpropodeal complex 1.6 × its minimum width. Mesopleuron without longitudinal carina dividing dorsal and lateral faces. Mesotibia strongly spinose. Metasoma slightly longer than head and mesosoma together, petiole long.

Material examined. Holotype ♀: Mte. Camerun, Buea , 800–1200m. s. m., VI–VII.1902, L. Fea. ( MSNG). 

Comments. The holotype was examined at MSNG but there was no time for illustration of the type. According to Kieffer (1904) A. punctata  is similar to A. nigra  and A. amazonica  .

Distribution. Afrotropical ( Cameroon).

MSNG

Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 'Giacomo Doria'

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Bethylidae

Genus

Apenesia

Loc

Apenesia punctata Kieffer, 1904

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

Apenesia punctulata

Krombein 1989
1989
Loc

Apenesia punctata

Kieffer 1904
1904
Loc

Epyris punctatus

Cameron 1888
1888