Deinodryinus capensis Olmi, 2007

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van, 2019, Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea), Zootaxa 4630 (1), pp. 1-619 : 223

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Deinodryinus capensis Olmi, 2007


3. Deinodryinus capensis Olmi, 2007

( Fig. 83C View FIGURE 83 )

Deinodryinus capensis Olmi 2007b: 206 View Cited Treatment ; Guglielmino & Olmi 2015: 234.

Description. ♀. Micropterous; forewing very reduced, reaching transverse furrow behind metanotum, slightly lon- ger than mesoscutellum (6:5). Body length 3.2–4.2 mm. Holotype testaceous, except antennomeres 8–10, ocellar area, prosternum, lateral regions of pronotum, posterior half of metasoma darkened; mesoscutum, metanotum, transverse furrow behind metanotum, posterior half of metapectal-propodeal disc and petiole black; mesopleuron and metapleuron partly darkened; legs testaceous, except meso- and metacoxa and club of metafemur darkened. In two paratypes from South Africa, Kogelberg Nature Reserve, colour broadly darkened or black, as follows: head testaceous, with ocellar region darkened; mesosoma black, except propleuron, disc of pronotum, posterior collar of pronotum, mesoscutellum, part of mesopleuron testaceous; metasoma partly testaceous and partly darkened or brown. Antenna clavate; antennomeres of holotype in following proportions: 7:5:15:11:10:8:7.5:7:6:9.5; antennomeres of paratype in following proportions: 7:3:12.5:9:7:7:6:6:5:6.5. Head shiny, slightly granulate; occipital carina complete; frontal line absent; frons with slender longitudinal furrow from anterior ocellus to clypeus; anterior region of frons with tuft of long setae. Head of holotype with POL = 2; OL = 3; OOL = 8.5; OPL = 5; TL = 10; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli shorter than OL (2:3). Head of paratype with POL = 2; OL = 2; OOL = 7; OPL = 4.5; TL = 9; greatest breadth of lateral ocelli shorter than OL (1.5:2). Pronotum shiny, unsculptured, not crossed by transverse impressions, with short anterior collar; pronotal tubercle reaching tegula. Mesoscutum very reduced, rugose; notauli complete, posteriorly joint. Mesoscutellum flat, shiny, unsculptured. Metanotum very short, shiny, unsculptured. Metapectal-propodeal disc dull, with strong anterior transverse and rugose furrow situated behind metanotum; metapectal-propodeal disc smooth, granulate; propodeal declivity reticulate rugose. Mesopleuron and metapleuron granulate, dull, with few transverse keels. Meso-metapleural suture distinct and complete. Mesopleuron with tuft of long setae situated on sides of transverse furrow behind metanotum. Protarsomeres of holotype in following proportions: 10:2:5:13:22. Protarsomeres of paratype in following proportions: 9:2:4:10:17. Enlarged claw ( Fig. 83C View FIGURE 83 ) with two peg-like lamellae situated further distally than proximal prominence. Protarsomere 5 ( Fig. 83C View FIGURE 83 ) with two rows of at least 32–40 lamellae; apex with four lamellae, among which one very long. Tibial spurs 1/1/2.

♂. Unknown.

Material examined. Types: ♀ holotype: SOUTH AFRICA: Western Cape, Walker Bay Nature Reserve, 34°27.41’S 19°21.39’E, 29.XI–26.XII.1997, YPT, S. van Noort & B. Fisher leg., SAM-HYM-P024848 ( SAMC) GoogleMaps . Paratypes: SOUTH AFRICA: Western Cape, Kogelberg Nature Reserve , 34°15’S 19°05’E, 16.XII.1999 – 16.I.2000, pitfall trap, S. van Noort leg., SAM-HYM-P024849 GoogleMaps , 1♀ ( SAMC); same locality label, 16.IV.1999, S. van Noort leg. GoogleMaps , 1♀ ( MOLC) .

Hosts. Unknown.

Distribution. South Africa.


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Deinodryinus capensis Olmi, 2007

Olmi, Massimo, Copeland, Robert S. & Noort, Simon Van 2019

Deinodryinus capensis

Guglielmino, A. & Olmi, M. 2015: 234
Olmi, M. 2007: 206