Xestopelta sexcincta ( Brauns 1896, Bassus

Klopfstein, Seraina, 2014, Revision of the Western Palaearctic Diplazontinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae), Zootaxa 3801 (1), pp. 1-143 : 115-116

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https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3801.1.1

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6135865

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scientific name

Xestopelta sexcincta ( Brauns 1896, Bassus
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Xestopelta sexcincta ( Brauns 1896, Bassus )

Zootrephes fasciatus Szépligeti 1899

Promethes pretiosa Schmiedeknecht 1926

Diagnosis. (Female unknown). Fore wing length 4.8 mm. Antenna with 19 flagellomeres. Propodeum with carinae only partly reduced, pleural and lateral carinae strong over most of its length, apical transverse carina indicated at least medially, partly replaced by strong rugae.

Colouration of males. Antenna black dorsally, yellow ventrally. Head and mesosoma black, face and orbits yellow, yellow on clypeus, mouthparts, propleuron, most of pronotum, tegula, subtegular ridge, large shoulder marks with their inner corners elongated over most of mesoscutum (cf. Fig. 13 View FIGURE 13. A D), and upper mesepimeron; scutellum yellow. Propodeum often marked with irregular yellow spots. Legs yellow to orange, coxae and trochanters yellow, hind coxa partly orange; femora yellow or orange; hind tibia and first tarsomere white with apex dark, remainder of hind tarsus dark. Metasoma black with broad yellow bands on apex of tergites 1 to 6 or 7.

Material examined. Lectotype of Bassus sexcinctus Brauns : Hungary, Budapest, Svábhegy, 2.V. 1895. 1♂, at TMA.

Additional material. Germany, 1 ♂, at ZSM.

Notes. Only males of this species are known and I could only find two specimens in all the collections examined. It is morphologically very distinct.

ZSM

Bavarian State Collection of Zoology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Ichneumonidae

Genus

Xestopelta

Loc

Xestopelta sexcincta ( Brauns 1896, Bassus

Klopfstein, Seraina 2014
2014
Loc

Promethes pretiosa

Schmiedeknecht 1926
1926