Polyphrix Townes

Nogueira, Liana K. & Aguiar, Alexandre P., 2005, Generic definition, key, and two new species of Polyphrix Townes (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Cryptinae) from the Atlantic Forest, Zootaxa 1010 (1), pp. 25-35: 33-34

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1010.1.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:6D5E4C45-3A3B-456E-A9BC-BE40822AD41E

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5048982

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03AD87FA-3641-9D37-FF5D-F9EAFAFF7388

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Felipe

scientific name

Polyphrix Townes
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Key to species of Polyphrix Townes  

1 Ovipositor slender, ventral valve apex with two basal teeth widely spaced; width of transverse furrow at base of propodeum, measured centrally, 1.00 width of basal area of propodeum ( Figs. 18, 19 View FIGURES 7–19 ); para­ocular white stripe complete, encircling eye fully ( Fig. 8 View FIGURES 7–19 )........................................................................................................................... 2

­ Ovipositor thick, ventral valve apex with all teeth uniformly spaced ( Fig. 3 View FIGURES 1–3 ); width of transverse furrow at base of propodeum, measured centrally, 0.73–0.76 width of basal area of propodeum ( Fig. 17 View FIGURES 7–19 ); para­ocular white stripe absent from supraclypeal area to posterior orbit ( Fig. 7 View FIGURES 7–19 ) ......................................................................... P. atlantica   sp. n.

2 Pronotum laterally with dorsal submarginal lamellar protuberance clearly exceeding dorsal margin medially ( Figs. 4 View FIGURES 4–6 , 12 View FIGURES 7–19 ), projecting upwards ( Fig. 15 View FIGURES 7–19 ); antenna with 8 fully white flagellomeres; propodeum with four large, oval dark spots, two in front of and two behind anterior transverse carina ( Fig 18 View FIGURES 7–19 ); areolet 1.80 wider than high ......... .............................................................................................................. P. cristata   sp. n.

­ Pronotum with dorsal submarginal protuberance moderately small, sharp ( Fig. 13 View FIGURES 7–19 ), projecting laterally ( Fig. 16 View FIGURES 7–19 ); antenna with 11–12 fully white flagellomeres; propodeum without dark spots ( Fig. 19 View FIGURES 7–19 ); areolet 1.87–2.40 wider than high ......................... ............................................................................................................ P. varians Townes