Sussaba montana Manukyan 1988

Klopfstein, Seraina, 2014, Revision of the Western Palaearctic Diplazontinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae), Zootaxa 3801 (1), pp. 1-143 : 90

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Sussaba montana Manukyan 1988


Sussaba montana Manukyan 1988

Diagnosis. Fore wing length 4.2–5.3 mm. Antenna in females with 19 flagellomeres, with multiparous plate sensilla present also ventrally on apical flagellomeres, without conspicuous velvety areas; in males with 22 flagellomeres, with uni-coloured tyloids on flagellomeres 6 to 12. Face mainly smooth and shining, with conspicuous punctures around seta roots. Mesoscutum smooth and shining, with distinct and evenly distributed punctures. Mesopleuron distinctly punctate over most of its surface. Hind coxa with outer hind surface mostly smooth and shining, without any sculpture apart from around seta roots. Propodeum with a full set of carinae enclosing basal, lateral and petiolar areas, the areas with rugose to coriaceous sculpture. Metasoma strongly compressed posterior to third segment, knife-like, first tergite 1.3 times longer than wide in both sexes.

Colouration of females. Antenna black. Head and mesosoma black, face with a yellow central face patch, clypeus and mandibles black, yellow on lower mouthparts, hind corner of pronotum, tegula, shoulder mark, sometimes upper mesepimeron; subtegular ridge and scutellum black. Legs yellow, coxae black, fore and mid coxae with yellow apices, trochanters all marked with black; femora yellow, marked with black below, hind femur all dark; hind tibia light brown medially, dark basally and apically, hind tarsus dark. Metasoma black.

Colouration of males. As in females but with yellow ventrally on entire antenna, entire face, lower propleuron, epicnemium, large shoulder mark with inner corners extended back, subtegular ridge. Fore and mid coxae only black at extreme base, their trochanters yellow, hind coxa with a yellow apex, hind trochanter blackmarked; hind femur largely yellow, black only basally. Metasoma black with two yellow spots on anterolateral corners and narrow yellow posterior bands on tergites 3 and 4.

Material examined. Holotype of Sussaba montana Manukyan : Tajikistan, 1 ♀, ZIP. Paratype: Russia, 1 ♂, ZIP.

Figures. Habitus ( Fig. 34 View FIGURE 34 A).