Adelius Haliday, 1833

Shimbori, Eduardo M., Bortoni, Marco A., Shaw, Scott R., Souza-Gessner, Carolina Da S., Cerântola, Paula De C. M. & Penteado-Dias, Angélica M., 2019, Revision of the New World genera Adelius Haliday and Paradelius de Saeger (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Cheloninae: Adeliini), Zootaxa 4571 (2), pp. 151-200: 154-155

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4571.2.1

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scientific name

Adelius Haliday, 1833
status

 

Adelius Haliday, 1833  

Adelius, Haliday 1833: 262   ( Mason 1985, correct spelling). Type: Adelius subfasciatus Haliday.  

Acaelius, Haliday 1834: 231 (Emendation)  

Acoelius, Haliday 1835: 539   ; Marshall 1885: 153 (Emendation)

Pleiomerus, Wesmael 1837: 67   .

Anomopterus Rohwer 1914: 80   . Type: Anomopterus fasciipennis Rohwer.  

Myriola Shestakov 1932: 259   . Type: Myriola gussakovskii Shestakov.  

Diagnosis. Small size (ranging from 1.0 to 2.4 mm); antenna with 20 segments in all known species; occipital carina present; epicnemial carina absent; labrum concealed by clypeus; vein r absent or present, short; vein r-m absent, second submarginal cell open; vein RS not reaching wing margin; propodeum short and frequently carinate; T1–3 fused and weakly sclerotized, covering most of the length of metasoma, although T4–6 always apparent in dorsal view; metasoma smooth or very weakly sculptured, divisions between T1 and T2, and T2 and T3 absent; spiracles on T6 and T7 absent; ovipositor very short, usually barely exerted.

Distribution. Widely distributed globally in temperate and tropical areas.

Included species. Palearctic: Adelius clandestinus (Förster, 1851)   , Adelius erythronotus (Förster, 1851)   , Adelius subfasciatus Haliday, 1833   ; Western Palearctic (only): Adelius determinatus (Förster, 1851)   , Adelius dubius (Förster, 1851)   , Adelius germanus ( Haliday, 1834)   , Adelius hyalinipennis (Förster, 1851)   , Adelius rudnikovi (Perepechayenko, 1994)   , Adelius viator (Förster, 1851)   ; Eastern Palearctic (only): Adelius amplus Belokobylskij, 1998   , Adelius aridus ( Tobias, 1967)   , Adelius ferulae (Tobias, 1964)   , Adelius gussakovskii ( Shestakov, 1932)   , Adelius magna ( Tobias, 1967)   ; Afrotropical: Adelius cadmium (Papp, 2003)   , Adelius stenolcos de Saeger 1944   ; Australasia: Adelius angustus (Papp 1997)   ; Nearctic ( Fig. 139 View FIGURE 139 ): Adelius canadensis Shimbori   ,& Shaw sp. n., Adelius coloradensis Muesebeck, 1922   , Adelius fasciipennis ( Rohwer, 1914)   , Adelius floridiensis Shimbori & Shaw   sp. n., Adelius nigripectus Muesebeck, 1922   ; Neotropical ( Fig. 140 View FIGURE 140 ): Adelius adeleae Shimbori & Shaw   sp. n., Adelius bolivariensis Bortoni & Penteado-Dias   sp. n., Adelius boliviensis Bortoni & Penteado-Dias   sp. n., Adelius caatinga Bortoni, Shimbori & Penteado-Dias   sp. n., Adelius excelsus Bortoni & Shimbori   sp. n., Adelius ecuadoriensis Bortoni & Penteado-Dias   sp. n., Adelius gauldi Shimbori & Shaw   sp. n., Adelius janzeni Shimbori & Shaw   sp. n., Adelius monteiroi Souza-Gessner, Cerântola & Penteado-Dias   sp. n., Adelius morretesiensis Bortoni, Shimbori & Penteado-Dias   sp. n., Adelius quiteriae Souza-Gessner, Cerântola & Penteado-Dias   sp. n., Adelius sancticaroli Bortoni, Penteado-Dias & Shimbori   sp. n., Adelius panamensis Shimbori & Shaw   sp. n., Adelius pentagonalis Shimbori & Shaw   sp. n.

Comments. Adelius   is certainly the most common and diverse genus of Adeliini   . The first specimens of Adelius   from the Neotropical Region were recorded from Costa Rica, without a further taxonomic treatment ( Whitfield 1997), therefore all Neotropical species treated are new to science.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Braconidae

Loc

Adelius Haliday, 1833

Shimbori, Eduardo M., Bortoni, Marco A., Shaw, Scott R., Souza-Gessner, Carolina Da S., Cerântola, Paula De C. M. & Penteado-Dias, Angélica M. 2019
2019
Loc

Myriola

Shestakov, A. 1932: 259
1932
Loc

Anomopterus

Rohwer, S. A. 1914: 80
1914
Loc

Pleiomerus

Wesmael, C. 1837: 67
1837
Loc

Acoelius, Haliday 1835 : 539

Marshall, T. A. 1885: 153
Haliday, A. H. 1835: 539
1835
Loc

Acaelius

Haliday, A. H. 1834: 231
1834
Loc

Adelius, Haliday 1833 : 262

Haliday, A. H. 1833: 262
1833