Glenosema, Kieffer, 1905

Azevedo, Celso O. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Review of Afrotropical Glenosema Kieffer (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae) with description of 13 new species, Zootaxa 4585 (3), pp. 401-437 : 402-403

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4585.3.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:73863C49-9FD2-47C4-9420-B58CCEF92816

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5687746

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/038C9469-6D27-FFDE-9AB4-F921FA74FDCE

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Plazi

scientific name

Glenosema
status

 

Key to Afrotropical species of Glenosema (♀)

1. Fully winged forms ( Fig. 7B View FIGURE 7 )............................................................................ 2

- Micropterous or brachypterous forms ( Fig. 1B View FIGURE 1 ).............................................................. 4

2. Head barrel-shaped, distinctly longer than wide; median clypeal lobe trapezoidal ( Fig. 7C View FIGURE 7 )........... G. umphanda sp. nov.

- Head progressively widening anterad, distinctly wider than long; median clypeal lobe pointed......................... 3

3. Forewing with two distinct infuscate areas, 2r-rs&Rs vein much shorter than M+Cu vein; median clypeal lobe not crenulate............................................................................................... G. durum

- Forewing not bifasciate, 2r-rs&Rs vein about as long as M+Cu vein; median clypeal lobe crenulate.......... G. denteatum

4. Body robust, head and metapectal-propodeal disc much wider than long ( Fig. 3B, C View FIGURE 3 )..................... G. deki sp. nov.

- Body slender, head and metapectal-propodeal disc longer than wide ( Fig. 6B, C View FIGURE 6 )................................... 5

5. Head barrel-shaped, distinctly longer than wide, at least 1.2 × as long as wide; eye small, VOL at least 2.0 × HE ( Fig. 6C View FIGURE 6 )....................................................................................... G. umphanda sp. nov.

- Head wider at eye level, at most 1.1 × as long as wide; eye large, VOL at most 1.5 × HE ( Fig. 5C View FIGURE 5 )..................... 6

6. Mesoscutum-mesoscutellar suture absent ( Fig. 4B View FIGURE 4 ).......................................................... 7

- Mesoscutum-mesoscutellar suture present ( Fig. 1B View FIGURE 1 ).......................................................... 8

7. WF ~1.2 × HE; OOL ~3.6 × WOT; VOL ~1.0 × HE ( Fig. 5C View FIGURE 5 ); mesoscutellum bulging, surface convex in profile ( Fig. 5B View FIGURE 5 )........................................................................................... G. tyaba sp. nov.

- WF ~1.6 × HE; OOL ~4.1 × WOT; VOL ~1.3 × HE ( Fig. 4C View FIGURE 4 ); mesoscutellum flat, surface straight in profile ( Fig. 4B View FIGURE 4 ).......................................................................................... G. ebazileyo sp. nov.

8. Head and mesosoma light castaneous ( Fig. 1A View FIGURE 1 ); metapectal-propodeal disc strigate ( Fig. 1B View FIGURE 1 )................. G. niloticum

- Head and mesosoma dark castaneous, black or nearly so ( Fig. 2A View FIGURE 2 ); metapectal-propodeal disc areolate ( Fig. 2B View FIGURE 2 ).......... 8

9. Metapostnotal-propodeal carina irregular and incomplete; paraspiracular carina short....................... G. elevatum

- Metapostnotal-propodeal and paraspiracular carinae absent ( Fig. 2B View FIGURE 2 )............................. G. qaqambile sp. nov.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Bethylidae