Priophanes, 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: 146

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4403.1.8

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:92C69AD0-B1B6-45DE-ACAC-FF13DD6F8114

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E887AC-0C5A-FF8A-8D8A-FDFEFA451E89

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scientific name

Priophanes
status

 

Key to the species of Priophanes   from Brazil (female)

1 Forewing hyaline maculated with two dark bands............................................................ 2

- Forewing hyaline without dark bands...................................................................... 7

2 Integument with golden scale-like setae; face with invaginations laterally to the antennal insertion..................... 3

- Integument without golden scale-like setae; face without invaginations laterally to the antennal insertions............... 4

3 Clypeus large, convex, with a median projection on the anterior margin, similar to a tooth; metasoma black covered with gol- den setae........................................................................... A. sericosoma (Banks)  

- Clypeus large, rounded without median projection on the anterior margin; metasoma orange-rufous without golden setae....................................................................................... A. rufigaster (Banks)  

4 Integument rufous; forewing subhyaline with two faint bands; clypeus trapezoidal with an apical median tooth............................................................................................... A. pictipennis (Banks)  

- Integument various; forewing various; clypeus various........................................................ 4

5 Antennal segments 1–7 orange-rufous (7th segment with brown color as well); fore tibia, including the very distal portion of the fore femur, mid and hind tarsi orange-rufous.................................................. A. rufitarsis (Fox)  

- Antennal segments uniform in color; legs various........................................................... 6

6 Head, legs and metasoma black with bluish reflections, mesosoma rufous; clypeus trapezoidal with anterior margin slightly tri- lobed; forewing with three wide dark bands and two white bands................................... A. comes (Banks)  

- Head, mesosoma and metasoma black with bluish reflections; clypeus trapezoidal with anterior margin slightly prolonged medially; forewing with two dark bands................................................... A. pallicornis (Banks)  

7 Forewing darkened; metasoma with basal terga 1–4 rufous, apical terga black......................... A. basirufa (Fox)  

- Forewing hyaline or subhyaline; metasoma uniform in color (basal terga black in A. otiosa   )........................... 8

8 Metasoma black; dorsal integument covered with cuprum setae; forewing hyaline.................................. 9

- Metasoma rufous, apical terga black; dorsal integument covered with cuprum setae; forewing subhyaline, tip broadly brownish....................................................................................... A. otiosa (Banks)  

9 Integument black without bluish-purple reflections; forewing slightly fuscous; clypeus trapezoidal, large, anterior margin sli- ghtly invaginate medially................................................................ A. nigerrima (Fox)  

- Integument black with faint bluish-purple reflections; forewing subhyaline; clypeus various......................... 10

10 Forewing with a faint darkened band partially covering cells R, 1M, and 1Cu –2Cu, and cells 2R1, 1Rs –2Rs, and 2M, vein M has a small-faint spot; legs black; clypeus rounded............................................ A. dolorosa (Banks)  

- Forewing without faint darkened bands; mid and hind femora, tibia and basitarsi rufous; clypeus truncate below............................................................................................. A. erythroptera (Banks)