Torymus arundinis (Walker, 1833)

Lotfalizadeh, Hossein, Karimpour, Younes, Delvare, Gérard & Rasplus, Jean-Yves, 2020, Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) obtained from common reed, Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud. (Poaceae) in Iran with new records and descriptions of two new species, European Journal of Taxonomy 710, pp. 1-35: 28-29

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2020.710

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:E3A0F9FD-53DA-4716-8218-9EE898C6CBFF

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4332943

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BF4C30-FFCA-7627-6224-FE0E11E12EA5

treatment provided by

Valdenar

scientific name

Torymus arundinis (Walker, 1833)
status

 

Torymus arundinis (Walker, 1833)  

Fig. 17 View Fig

Material examined

IRAN • 2 ♀♀; West-Azarbaijan Province , Urmia, Kelïsä Kandï; 37º29′ N, 45º01′ E; 1600 m a.s.l.; Apr. 2017; Y. Karimpour leg.; ex Phragmites australis   ; HMIM GoogleMaps   .

Remarks

Torymus arundinis   is widely distributed in Europe, but has not yet been reported from the Middle East ( Noyes 2020), our specimens represent a new record for Iran. The species may be a parasitoid of Cecidomyiidae   ( Diptera   ) on P. australis   .

Body length 3.40 mm (including ovipositor, 7.5 mm), ovipositor longer than body (18:15) ( Fig. 17A View Fig ); scape relatively short, not reaching above vertex, all funicular segments longer than wide, F1 longer than F2 (34:30) ( Fig. 17B View Fig ); scutellum without any frenal indication, entirely reticulate, with some piliferous punctures in lateral and dorsal margins ( Fig. 17 View Fig D–E); propodeum ( Fig. 17E View Fig ) with slightly engraved sculpture; hind coxae pilose dorsally in basal half ( Fig. 17C View Fig ); below the cubital line of fore wing with 2–3 rows of setae; metasoma with very long basal sternite, reaching about half the length of the metasoma ventrally.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Torymidae

Genus

Torymus