Phytodietus varicolor Seyrig, 1935

Varga, Oleksandr & Kostro-Ambroziak, Agata, 2020, The genus Phytodietus Gravenhorst, 1829 (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae Tryphoninae) in Kenya, with the description of a new species, Zootaxa 4778 (1), pp. 196-200 : 200

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Phytodietus varicolor Seyrig, 1935


Phytodietus varicolor Seyrig, 1935 ( Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3 )

Material examined. KENYA: female, Rift Valley Province , Elsamere Conservation Centre, 0.18306ᵒ S, 36.31585ᵒ E, 1913m, Malaise trap in lacustrine forest remnant, 26.iv.–10.v.2019, leg. R GoogleMaps . Copeland (deposited in: ICIPE) .

Diagnosis. This species is characterized by the combination of the following features: areolet in fore wing closed (vein 3 rs-m present), flagellum brownish, without a yellow band, mesosoma in female black proximally and orange distally, first metasomal tergite orange.

Distribution. Democratic Republic of Congo ( Benoit, 1953), Kenya ( Seyrig, 1935).


Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile