Meria diapyrogastra, Boni, 2009

Boni, M., 2009, Afrotropical species of the ancient genus Meria ILLIGER 1807 (Hymenoptera, Tiphiidae), Linzer biologische Beiträge 41 (2), pp. 1817-1861 : 1835

publication ID

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

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5284307

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/1F6387B8-FFF4-FF99-D3FF-99A6E33FFC2A

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Meria diapyrogastra
status

nov.sp.

Meria diapyrogastra nov.sp.

Holotype ♀ - Namibia = / Berseba 170 at: 25°16’S 18°03’E MARIENTHAL DISTR 07-29.XI.1992 S.Marais pres. Pitf. traps/ / NNIC /, NNMW. GoogleMaps

Female. Holotype. Figs 68-69. Measurements: body length = 9 mm; forewing length = 4.5 mm.

Black, brown, bright ferruginous. Wings light yellow. Brown: clypeus, Tsa, antennae, mandibles.Bright ferruginous are veins and pterostigma, LaSt 2, legs but coxae, the whole of metasoma. Light brownish spurs, spines and hair throughout. Head strongly transversal in frontal aspect: ratio LA / A ~ 1.25. PoG not expressed, base of hypostoma semitransparent and swollen, breaking cOc which is not complete. Large semitransparent apical border of N 1 disk. Fine wrinkles along sides of the horizontal area and strong waving wrinkles on the declivitous area of P. Gradulus of 2 nd tergum well arched. p like the standard of the genus.

Male. Unknown.

Ecology. Unknown.

Derivatio nominis. From the Greek διαπυρος = bright red and γαστηρ.

Kingdom

Fungi

Phylum

Ascomycota

Class

Leotiomycetes

Order

Helotiales

Family

Hemiphacidiaceae

Genus

Meria