Dryinus tulearensis Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619: 372-373

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Dryinus tulearensis Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

sp. nov.

55. Dryinus tulearensis Olmi, Copeland & van Noort   , sp. nov.

( Figs 150 View FIGURE 150 C View FIGURE 150 , 152 View FIGURE 152 )

Diagnosis. ♀ of Dryinus with OL more than 4 × as long as POL; notauli absent; enlarged claw ( Fig. 150C View FIGURE 150 ) without subdistal teeth, with one row of seven medial lamellae, in addition to four distal lamellae.

Description. ♀ ( Fig. 152 View FIGURE 152 ). Fully winged; body length 3.2 mm. Head brown, except mandible, clypeus and frons testaceous; antennomeres 1–9 testaceous (10 th antennomere missing); mesosoma black; metasoma brown; legs brown, except articulations, part of tibiae, protarsus, meso- and metatarsomeres 1–4 testaceous. Antenna clavate; antennomeres 1–9 in following proportions: 7:4:21:9:8:6:6:5.5:4.5 (antennomere 10 missing). Head ( Fig. 152A, C View FIGURE 152 ) shiny, very excavated, with frons slightly granulate and vertex sculptured by very slight longitudinal striae; occipital carina incomplete, only present behind and shortly on sides of lateral ocelli; lateral ocelli touching occipital carina; POL = 1; OL = 5; OOL = 8; temple absent; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli longer than POL (2:1). Pronotum dull, granulate, slightly humped, crossed by slight anterior and posterior transverse impressions ( Fig. 152B View FIGURE 152 ); posterior collar very short, hardly visible; pronotal tubercle not reaching tegula. Mesoscutum ( Fig. 152A View FIGURE 152 ) dull, granulate and slightly reticulate rugose. Notauli absent. Mesoscutellum dull, granulate. Metanotum reticulate rugose. Metapec- tal-propodeal disc reticulate rugose; propodeal declivity reticulate rugose, with two incomplete longitudinal keels. Forewing ( Fig. 152D View FIGURE 152 ) with two dark transverse bands; distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein longer than proximal part (10:7). Protarsomeres in following proportions: 10:2:5:11:20. Enlarged claw ( Fig. 150C View FIGURE 150 ) without subdistal teeth, with one row of seven medial lamellae, in addition to four distal lamellae. Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 150C View FIGURE 150 ) with one row of seven lamellae; apex with about 18 lamellae. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♂. Unknown.

Material examined. Type: ♀ holotype (CASTYPE19460): MADAGASCAR: Toliara, Andohahela National Park, Tsimelahy , parcelle II, 24°56.21’S 46°37.60’E, 180 m, 15–28.I.2004, MT, transitional forest, M. Irwin, F. Parker & R. Harin’Hala leg., MA- 02-20-52 ( CAS). Hosts. Unknown. Distribution. Madagascar. Etymology. The species is named tulearensis   after the collection site in Tulear (= Toliara) Province (Madagascar) GoogleMaps   .


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