Dissomphalus confusus Ashmead, 1894

Azevedo, C. O., 2003, Synopsis of the Neotropical Dissomphalus (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae), Zootaxa 338 (1), pp. 1-74: 68

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.338.1.1

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5102155

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CF0539-AA09-FFD6-FEF4-FD70FB84FAE6

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scientific name

Dissomphalus confusus Ashmead, 1894
status

 

Dissomphalus confusus Ashmead, 1894   ( Figs. 126–130 View FIGURES 118–130 )

Dissomphalus confusus Ashmead 1894: 193   , 194–195, 1895: 786, Dalla Torre 1898: 558, Kieffer 1908: 36, 1914b: 496, 501–502, Evans 1964: 46.

Diagnosis. — Male. Length 1.92 mm. Mandible tetradentate. Clypeus with three small teeth, median carina high and angled in profile. Frons weakly coriaceous, with small punctures. Vertex slightly convex, with rounded corners. Notauli ill­defined and present only anteriorly. Metasomal tergite II with pair of small tufts of hairs, which lie in an inconspicuous depression ( Fig. 126 View FIGURES 118–130 ). Genitalia ( Fig. 127–128 View FIGURES 118–130 ): paramere with apical half as an elongate and sharpened expansion, basal half wide, with margins convex ( Fig. 129 View FIGURES 118–130 ); volsella with digitus thin; aedeagus with ventral ramus much shorter than dorsal body, laminar, surface subhorizontal, base very wide, narrowing up to the acute apex, inner margin parallel, outer margin very converging; dorsal body with two pairs of apical lobes ( Fig. 130 View FIGURES 118–130 ), outer pair laminar, outer surface convex, apex thin and directed downward, base wide in lateral view, inner pair fully attached to outer pair, stout, membranous, short, surface hairy; apodeme extending beyond the subtriangular genital ring.

Material examined. — HOLOTYPE: male, SAINT VINCENT, Leeward side, 52, H. H. Smith col. ( USNM #2496 View Materials ).  

Comments. — This species is similar to D. politus   in the genitalia.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Bethylidae

Genus

Dissomphalus

Loc

Dissomphalus confusus Ashmead, 1894

Azevedo, C. O. 2003
2003
Loc

Dissomphalus confusus Ashmead 1894: 193

Evans, H. E. 1964: 46
Kieffer, J. J. 1914: 496
Kieffer, J. J. 1908: 36
Dalla Torre, C. G. de 1898: 558
Ashmead, W. H. 1894: 193
1894