Ageniella (Priophanes) pallicornis (Banks, 1946)

Waichert, Cecilia, Colombo, Wesley Dondoni, Von Dohlen, Carol D. & Pitts, James P., 2018, Taxonomic contributions to Ageniella Banks, 1912 (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae) from Brazil, Zootaxa 4403 (1), pp. 133-153: 149

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Ageniella (Priophanes) pallicornis (Banks, 1946)


Ageniella (Priophanes) pallicornis (Banks, 1946)  

Priophanes pallicornis   BaNkS, 1946, MUS. COMp. ZOOL. BULL., vOL. 96, p. 445 [HOLOtypE: ♀, BRAZIL, SãO PaULO ( CUIC), ExaMINEd].  

Distribution. BRaZIL.

Host. UNkNOWN.

Remarks. ThIS SpEcIES IS mORphOLOgIcaLLY RELaTEd TO maNY OThER SpEcIES ThaT OccUR IN BRaZIL SUch aS A. dolorosa (BaNkS)   . ThEY aLL haVE ThE INTEgUmENT bLack WITh bLUISh mETaLLIc REfLEcTIONS. ThE fOREWINg, hOWEVER, IS ThE maIN dISTINcTION. Ageniella pallicornis   haS TWO daRk baNdS; ThE fIRST baNd paRTIaLLY cOVERS VEINS R, 1CU, 2CU, aNd 1M, ThE OThER paRTIaLLY cOVERS cELLS 2R1, 1RS, 2M aNd 1M, aNd fULLY cOVERS 2RS; WhEREaS A. dolorosa   haS hYaLINE WINg WITh a daRk SpOT ON 2RS aNd 2M. MOREOVER, A. pallicornis   haS paLE bROWN fORE aNd hINd LEgS, dIffERINg fROm A. rufitarsis   ( FIgS. 11, 12 View FIGURES 1–14 ) ThaT haS ThE fIRST SEVEN aNTENNaL SEgmENTS aNd aLL TaRSI ORaNgE-RUfOUS.


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