Ageniella (Alasagenia) erichsoni (Banks, 1944)

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: 137-138

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Ageniella (Alasagenia) erichsoni (Banks, 1944)


Ageniella (Alasagenia) erichsoni (Banks, 1944)  

( FIg. 1 View FIGURES 1–14 )

Alasagenia erichsoni   BaNkS, 1944, ZOOLOgIca, vOL. 29, p. 107 [HOLOtypE: ♀, BRITISH GUIANA, KatarbO ( MCZ #26180 View Materials ), ExaMINEd].  

Priophanes major BaNkS, 1945   , BOL. ENt. VENEz., vOL. 4, p. 122 [HOLOtypE: ♀, TRINIDAD, POrt Of SpaIN ( CUIC), ExaMINEd], syn. nov.  

Distribution. BRaZIL ( NEW REcORd), TRINIdad aNd TObagO, GUIaNa (FERNÁNdEZ 2000).

Examined material. BRAZIL: MA, 1 ♀, ImpERaTRIZ, BaNaNaL, ARmadILha SUSpENSa 1.6 m, 19–21.VII.1989, F.F.  

Ramos coll. (MPEG-HYM #1109904663); 1 ♀ Alto Turlaçu, Aldeia Gurupluna, Armadilha suspensa 1.6 m, 26.ii – 02.III.1990, HELdER QUEIROZ cOLL. (MPEG-HYM #11090462).

Host. UNkNOWN.

Remarks. WE ExpaNd ThE RaNgE Of ThE SpEcIES TO NORThEaSTERN Of BRaZIL. SpEcIES Of A. erichsoni   ( FIg. 1 View FIGURES 1–14 ) aRE dISTINgUIShEd bY haVINg a LaRgE bOdY, faIRLY SETOSE INTEgUmENT, aNd baNdEd fOREWINg. WE jUSTIfY SYNONYmIZINg A. major   WITh A. erichsoni   baSEd ON ThE fOLLOWINg ShaREd chaRacTERS: bLack INTEgUmENT; pRESENcE Of LONg-abUNdaNT SILVER pUbEScENcE ON ThE INTEgUmENT, WITh SpOTS Of ScaLE-LIkE SILVER pUbEScENcE ON ThE facE, mESOpLEURON, pROpOdEUm, aNd mETaSOma; LaRgE, TRapEZOIdaL cLYpEUS; SERRaTE hINd TIbIa; pRESENcE Of TWO daRk baNdS, ONE paRTIaLLY cOVERINg cELLS R, 1M, 1CU –2CU, aNd A ( LESS daRk IN ThE LaST cELL), ThE OThER baNd cOVERS ThE cELLS 2R 1,1RS –2RS, aNd 2M; aNd ThE apEx Of fOREWINg IS daRkENEd.


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