Protopolybia isthmensis Richards, 1978

Dos Santos Junior, José N. A., Silveira, Orlando T. & Carpenter, James M., 2020, Taxonomic revision of the P. chartergoides species-group of the genus Protopolybia Ducke, 1905 (Hymenoptera: Vespidae, Polistinae), Zootaxa 4858 (4), pp. 542-554: 547-548

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4858.4.4

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:CB5A85AC-565F-4FFF-9AFE-92C1AEF66579

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4537590

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Protopolybia isthmensis Richards, 1978
status

stat. nov.

Protopolybia isthmensis Richards, 1978   stat. nov.

( Figs 7, 8 View FIGURES 7–10 )

Pseudochartergus chartergoides isthmensis, Richards 1978: 155   , 157. Holotype: ♀, Panama: Sabanas , 20.iv.1923 (R.C. Shan- non) (USNM), not examined; paratype: ♀ Panama: Tocumen, 26.iv.1961 (N.H.L. Krauss); ♀ Costa Rica, Palmar, 11.v.1950 (D.O. Allen) (USNM), not examined (identified from the original description).

Protopolybia chartergoides isthmensis: Carpenter et al. 2012: 269   , 275.

Diagnosis. Length of fore wing 5.56 mm; ventral region of the gena width, about ½ smaller than its width at the midpoint; pronotal carina strong, oblique; prominence in front of the pronotal fovea developed, high, pronotal fovea wide and deep ( Fig. 7 View FIGURES 7–10 ), metanotal process with apex rounded ( Fig. 8 View FIGURES 7–10 ). Propodeal valves wide; propodeum deeply excavated above the valve. Color black richly marked with yellow spots; mesoscutum black; pronotum and scutelum almost entirely yellow.

Material examined. BOLIVIA: Beni, 1♀, Rurenabaque , 270m, 19.iv.1979 (M. Cooper)   , 2♀, 25.iv.1979 (M. Cooper) ( BMNH)   ; ECUADOR: 1♀, Napo, Limonocha , 280m, 22.vi.1977 (C.W. Ruttenmeyer & R. Chadab) ( BMNH)   ; PANAMA: Barro Colorado   , 1♀, 13.xi.1923, Bocas del Toro   , 1♀, Changuinola , vi.1924 (J.C. Bradley) ( AMNH)   ; PERU: 5♀, 2♂, Tingo Maria , 670m, (W. Weyrauch)   , 1♂, Cuzco, Paucartambo , 600m, 18.iv.1964 (A. Florez) ( BMNH)   .

Distribution. * Bolivia: Beni; * Ecuador: Napo, Costa Rica: Palmar; Guatemala: Suchitepéquez; Panama: *Barro Colorado, * Bocas del Toro, Sabanas, Tocumen; Peru.

R

Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Vespidae

Genus

Protopolybia

Loc

Protopolybia isthmensis Richards, 1978

Dos Santos Junior, José N. A., Silveira, Orlando T. & Carpenter, James M. 2020
2020
Loc

Pseudochartergus chartergoides isthmensis

Richards, O. W. 1978: 155
1978