Apenesia chontalica Westwood, 1881

Alencar, Isabel D. C. C. & Azevedo, Celso O., 2020, Revision of the world Apenesia Westwood (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae), Zootaxa 4724 (1), pp. 1-72: 16-17

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Apenesia chontalica Westwood, 1881
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Apenesia chontalica Westwood, 1881 

( Fig. 25.IView FIGURE 25)

Apenesia chontalica Westwood 1881  , 131, pl 7, fig. 3. ♀; Cameron 1888, 1: 448; Dalla Torre 1898, 5: 558 (catalog); Kief- fer,1908, 76, 25 (catalog); Kieffer 1914, 41: 392, 395; Evans 1963, 130: 269, 358–359, figs 132, 134; Evans 1964, 132: 32, Figs 13View FIGURE 13, 15View FIGURE 15; Gordh & Móczár 1990, 46: 201 (catalog).

Diagnosis. Female. Length 7.0 mm. Color. Body castaneous. Mandible with two apical teeth. Clypeus extending back frons, broad short trapezoidal median lobe, margin with few bristles. Eye dark, elliptical, with about 12 facets. Malar space slightly shorter than eye length. Frons nearly polished, punctures small and very sparse. Head subquadrate, 0.95 × as long as wide, sides convex, vertex straight, occipital carina visible in dorsal view. Dorsal pronotal area with lateral margin parallel, sides diverging downward. Maximum width of metapectal-propodeal complex 1.6 × its minimum width, slope between metapectal-propodeal complex and declivity rounded. Mesotibia strongly spinose. Metasoma much longer than head and mesosoma together, petiole very short.

Material examined. Non type ♀: MEX [ICO], in decayed, log. {?= 10g}, XII’.20’, Laredo, 24745, lot #41-459 [det. by Evans, 1962] ( USNM).

Comments. Type material was not available for this study. The type material is supposed be deposited at OXUM, but we were not able to find it there  .

Distribution. Neotropical ( Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica).

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Bethylidae

Genus

Apenesia

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Apenesia chontalica Westwood, 1881

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

Apenesia chontalica

Westwood 1881
1881