Dissomphalus politus Ashmead, 1894

Azevedo, C. O., 2003, Synopsis of the Neotropical Dissomphalus (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae), Zootaxa 338 (1), pp. 1-74: 71-72

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:7146D5AC-DE68-4CB7-B004-3B85A46C69B4

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5020230

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CF0539-AA0C-FFD2-FEF4-FDC0FBA4FE16

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scientific name

Dissomphalus politus Ashmead, 1894
status

 

Dissomphalus politus Ashmead, 1894   ( Figs. 138 View FIGURES 138–142 –143)

Dissomphalus politus Ashmead 1894: 193   , 195. Dalla Torre 1898: 558, Kieffer 1908: 36, 1914b: 496, 501, Evans 1964: 46, Gordh & Moczar 1990: 225, Azevedo 1999b: 54, 1999c: 927.

Diagnosis. — Male. Length 2.0 mm. Castaneous testaceous. Head ( Fig. 138 View FIGURES 138–142 ): mandible tetradentate. Clypeus broadly projected forward, tridentate. Eyes bulging. Frons weakly coriaceous, punctures inconspicuous. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc depressed forward. Notauli weak, present only in the anterior half of the mesoscutum. Metasomal tergite II with a pair of very shallow lateral depressions, with a minute tubercle, with one distinct long hairs, outer margin of depression with a group of setae ( Fig. 139 View FIGURES 138–142 ). Hypopygium with median stalk long, posterior margin concave ( Fig. 140 View FIGURES 138–142 ). Genitalia ( Fig. 141 View FIGURES 138–142 –143): paramere wide basally, narrowing to the rounded apex in lateral view, with a strong setae above, cuspis wide apically in lateral view, aedeagus with ventral ramus as high as dorsal body, with three long and conspicuous apical horns ( Fig. 141 View FIGURES 138–142 ), dorsal body wide, with two pairs of apical lobes, the dorsal pair stout and membranous, the ventral pair laminar ( Fig. 142 View FIGURES 138–142 ), vertical, with apex bidentate and directed downward (Fig. 143).

Material examined. — Syntype male: S[AIN]T VINCENT, W[est] I[ndies], 1000 feet, H. H. Smith col. ( USNM, #2497). Here designated as lectotype   .

Comments. — The original description was based on two specimens.

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Bethylidae

Genus

Dissomphalus

Loc

Dissomphalus politus Ashmead, 1894

Azevedo, C. O. 2003
2003
Loc

Dissomphalus politus

Azevedo, C. O. 1999: 54
Azevedo, C. O. 1999: 927
Gordh, G. & Moczar, L. 1990: 225
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