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Sigmophora flammus YEFREMOVA & YEGORENKOVA, 2009


Sigmophora flammus YEFREMOVA & YEGORENKOVA, 2009  

M a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d: Iran: Kerman, Kouhpayeh, Derakhtangan, 30˚28´N   ; 57˚18´E 1831m, 25.XIII.2012, swept on Medicago sativa (S. SHAFIEE), 13.

D i a g n o s i s Female: Malar sulcuswith triangular fovea below eye, narrower than in S. brevicornis   , less than one-third the height of the malar space; transverse carina behind lateral ocelli, second transvers carina behind lateral ocelli, second transverse carina posterior to median ocellus; scape 5.6 times as long as broad; male antenna with whorled setae of F1 reaching to two-thirds the length of F3; metanotum rounded and about 4 times as broad as long; length of last gastral tergite 1.7 times as long as its basal breadth ( YEFREMOVA et al. 2009).

B i o l o g y: This species is considered as parasitoid of coffee leafminer, Leucoptera coffeella GUÉRIN- MENEVILLE, ( Lepidoptera   : Lyonetiidae   ) ( YEFREMOVA et al. 2009).

D i s t r i b u t i o n: Yemen ( YEFREMOVA et al. 2009).