Meria dissimilis, Boni, 2009

Boni, M., 2009, Afrotropical species of the ancient genus Meria ILLIGER 1807 (Hymenoptera, Tiphiidae), Linzer biologische Beiträge 41 (2), pp. 1817-1861 : 1830-1831

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5280195

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/1F6387B8-FFEB-FF85-D3FF-9C54E3F4FED3

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Meria dissimilis
status

nov.sp.

Meria dissimilis nov.sp.

Holotype ♀ - Namibia = / Blinkoog Warmbad SE 2719 Ca 14-17 oct 1971 / / NNIC /, NNMW

Female. Holotype. Figs 20-22. Measurements: body length = 8.5 mm; forewing length = 5 mm.

Black, Brown and ferruginous. Wings darkened. Brown. most of clypeus, Tsa, antennae and mandibles, LaSt 2, most of legs which are lightening progressively from femurs to tarsi, petiole. Apical border of N 1 disk, tegulae, pterostigma and vein are semitransparent brown. Ferruginous is the whole of metasoma but petiole. Hypostoma strongly prominent upon the genal area, its base very swollen and breaking cOc which is not entire ventrally. PoG not expressed. Lateral N 1 without wrinkles. Horizontal P disk largely p packed in transversal rows with roughly defined median furrow. LaSt 2 mostly p lateral P smooth, wrinkled only along its upper third. The p of remainder of the body as in other Meria. Brown hair on head and mesosoma, lighter on metasoma. mR detectable at ✕40 only on the frons and anterior N 1 disk.

Note. It lacks 7 left and 2 rigth flagellomeri, left hind tibia and tarsus, 4 right hindtarsomeri.

Ecology. Unknown.

Male. Unknown.

Derivatio nominis: the latin dissimilis means different (from the other taxa).

Kingdom

Fungi

Phylum

Ascomycota

Class

Leotiomycetes

Order

Helotiales

Family

Hemiphacidiaceae

Genus

Meria