Aprostocetus exertus La Salle

Prinsloo, Rd. L. & Kelly, Ne. A., 2009, The tetrastichine wasps (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eulophidae) associated with galls on Erythrina species (Fabaceae) in South Africa, with the description of five new species, Zootaxa 2083 (1), pp. 27-45: 44

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http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.2083.1.3



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Aprostocetus exertus La Salle


Aprostocetus exertus La Salle  

Fig. 38 View FIGURES 31–38

Aprostocetus exertus La Salle   : in La Salle, Ramadan and Kumashiro, 2009:

Aprostocetus exertus   is being described and illustrated in detail from Tanzania and South Africa in a companion article by La Salle ( La Salle et al. 2009). This species is readily distinguished from all the other species of the genus associated with Erythrina   galls by its extremely long epipygium and ovipositor ( Fig. 38 View FIGURES 31–38 ).

Material examined. SOUTH AFRICA. KwaZulu – Natal Province : Pietermaritzburg, University Botanic Gardens, 29°36’S 30°22’E, B. Muller, ex leaf galls on Erythrina latissima   (20 females, 20 males; HYMC05766); same data except D.J. Brothers (20 females, 20 males; HYMC05767) GoogleMaps   .