Woldstedtius patei ( Dasch 1964 a, Syrphoctonus

Klopfstein, Seraina, 2014, Revision of the Western Palaearctic Diplazontinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae), Zootaxa 3801 (1), pp. 1-143 : 113

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Woldstedtius patei ( Dasch 1964 a, Syrphoctonus


Woldstedtius patei ( Dasch 1964 a, Syrphoctonus )

Diagnosis. (Male unknown). Fore wing length 4.6–4.8 mm. Antenna in females with 22 flagellomeres. Face not broadened, not conspicuously widened ventrally. Mesopleuron finely coriaceous and weakly punctate. Propodeum with posterior third of petiolar median longitudinal carinae present and with indication of petiolar carina and basal transverse carina, rugose on petiolar and lateral areas, more evenly coriaceous on metapleuron.

Colouration of females. Antenna black. Head and mesosoma black, face without a central patch, clypeus dark brown; orange on mouthparts, hind corner of pronotum, mesopleuron below and metapleuron; scutellum black. Legs and all coxae orange, fore coxa dark basally, trochanters marked with black; femora orange; hind tibia dark orange with apex dark, hind tarsus dark. Metasoma dark brown.

Material examined. Paratype of Syrphoctonus patei Dasch : USA, Alaska, Independence Mine, leg. W. C. Frohne, 6.VIII.1956, 1♀, at AEI.

New for Western Palaearctic, new for Sweden: Lapland, leg. Boheman, 10. VIII. New for Norway: Oppland, Dovre, leg. Boheman.

Distribution. Western Palaearctic, Nearctic.

Figures. Habitus ( Fig. 36 View FIGURE 36 E).

Notes. This species is known only from the holotype and paratype from Alaska and Colorado, respectively, and now from two females from northern Scandinavia.


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