Promethes sulcator ( Gravenhorst 1829, Bassus

Klopfstein, Seraina, 2014, Revision of the Western Palaearctic Diplazontinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae), Zootaxa 3801 (1), pp. 1-143 : 83

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

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6135774

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scientific name

Promethes sulcator ( Gravenhorst 1829, Bassus
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Promethes sulcator ( Gravenhorst 1829, Bassus )

Bassus areolatus Holmgren 1856

Orthopelma anomalum Taschenberg 1865

Bassus longicornis Provancher 1883

Bassus aciculatus Provancher 1888 (homonym)

Bassus auriculatus Provancher 1888

Promethus dodsi Morley 1906

Promethes splendidus Dasch 1964 a

Diagnosis. Fore wing length 3.9–5.3 mm. Antenna with 22–24 flagellomeres in both sexes, first flagellomere 5 to 5.9 times longer than wide; in males with narrow, long tyloids on flagellomeres 7 to 10 / 11. Face without a sulcus between compound eye and base of mandible, at most with a change in sculpture instead. Mesopleuron with punctures weak, distinct at most on lower half. Propodeum with basal area 1.5 times wider than to as wide as long, enclosed by strong carinae; petiolar area mostly smooth, with some irregular wrinkles close to its margins. Tergite 2 with longitudinal wrinkles basally, remainder smooth and shining. Females with metasoma slightly laterally compressed and tapered apically.

Colouration of females. Antenna orange or brown to black. Head and mesosoma black, face with or without yellow central face patch, yellow on mouthparts, hind corner of pronotum, tegula, usually subtegular ridge, and upper mesepimeron; without yellow shoulder marks; scutellum black. Legs orange, coxae yellow; femora orange; hind tibia and tarsus orange or brown. Metasoma orange on tergites 2 to 4, 5 or 6, often dark basally on tergite 2 and on median part of tergites.

Colouration of males. As in females but with yellow ventrally on antenna and entire face. Metasoma as in females, but tergites often dark medially.

Material examined. Lectotype of Bassus areolatus Holmgren : Sweden, Småland, leg. Boheman. 1 ♀, at NRM (hereby designated).

New for Tadzhikistan: Chimbulak, 40 km S from Dushanbe, leg. Osipov, 7.– 11.VI. 2003. 1♀, at MR.

Finland (12), Germany (2), Norway (2), Russia (3), Sweden (> 100), Switzerland (80), Tadzhikistan (1), Ukraine (1), United Kingdom (30).

Distribution. Holarctic and Oriental.

Figures. Metasomal segments 1–3 ( Fig. 11 View FIGURE 11. A B), head ( Fig. 12 View FIGURE 12. A E), habitus ( Fig. 33 View FIGURE 33 C).

NRM

Swedish Museum of Natural History - Zoological Collections

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Ichneumonidae

Genus

Promethes

Loc

Promethes sulcator ( Gravenhorst 1829, Bassus

Klopfstein, Seraina 2014
2014
Loc

Promethes splendidus

Dasch 1964
1964
Loc

Promethus dodsi

Morley 1906
1906
Loc

Bassus aciculatus

Provancher 1888
1888
Loc

Bassus auriculatus

Provancher 1888
1888
Loc

Bassus longicornis

Provancher 1883
1883
Loc

Orthopelma anomalum

Taschenberg 1865
1865
Loc

Bassus areolatus

Holmgren 1856
1856