Cosmocomoidea Howard, 1908,

Aishan, Zhulidezi, Triapitsyn, Serguei V., Xu, Mei, Lin, Nai-Quan & Hu, Hong-Ying, 2016, Review of Cosmocomoidea (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) from China, with descriptions of two new species, Zootaxa 4085 (4), pp. 525-535: 526

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4085.4.4

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:80ADD1A9-F5F4-4D96-A1B0-B3BE434584A0

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3513589

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Cosmocomoidea Howard, 1908
status

 

Cosmocomoidea Howard, 1908 

Cosmocomoidea Howard 1908: 68  –69 (type species: Cosmocomoidea morrilli Howard  , by monotypy); Huber 2015: 15 View Cited Treatment –22 (revived status, diagnosis, redescription, discussion, distribution, list of species in the world).

Gonatocerus  ( Cosmocomoidea  ): Triapitsyn et al. 2010: 94 View Cited Treatment –95 (as a subgenus under Gonatocerus  ); Triapitsyn 2013a: 117 View Cited Treatment –119 (taxonomic history, diagnosis, key to Palearctic species).

Diagnosis. Specimens of most species are relatively large for fairyflies, average body length more than 1 mm; subantennal sulci strongly convergent and close together at mouth margin; ocellar triangle with 2 setae; female antenna with funicle 8-segmented; pronotum divided into two abutting lobes; dorsellum triangular to rhomboidal; propodeum with two submedian carinae; fore wing often with a large bare area behind marginal vein.

Cosmocomoidea  was erected by Howard (1908) with C. morrilli Howard  as its type species. Annecke & Doutt (1961) classified it as a subgenus under Lymaenon Walker. Both Matthews (1986)  and Huber (1988) treated Cosmocomoidea  as the ater  species group of Gonatocerus  . Zeya & Hayat (1995) revised the Indian species of Cosmocomoidea  also within the ater  -group of Gonatocerus  , as did Zeya & Khan (2012) and Manickavasagam & Rameshkumar (2013). Triapitsyn et al. (2010) and Triapitsyn (2013a, b) classified Cosmocomoidea  as a subgenus under Gonatocerus  and reviewed its species from the Neotropical, Palaearctic, and Nearctic regions, respectively. Huber (2015) divided Gonatocerus  into several genera within the tribe Gonatocerini  . In his classification, which we follow here, Cosmocomoidea  is regarded as a valid genus, though phylogenetic relationships among the closely related genera of Gonatocerini  remain largely uncertain and may require a combined morphological and molecular analysis to resolve them more clearly.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Mymaridae

Loc

Cosmocomoidea Howard, 1908

Aishan, Zhulidezi, Triapitsyn, Serguei V., Xu, Mei, Lin, Nai-Quan & Hu, Hong-Ying 2016
2016
Loc

Cosmocomoidea

Huber 2015: 15
Howard 1908: 68
1908