Hecabolus cinctus Walker, 1874

Shimizu, So & Broad, Gavin R., 2020, Photographic catalogue of the oldest primary types of Japanese Ichneumonoidea (Hymenoptera), those described by Frederick Smith and Francis Walker in 1874, Journal of Natural History 54 (17), pp. 1115-1198: 1174-1175

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Hecabolus cinctus Walker, 1874


Hecabolus cinctus Walker, 1874  

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Taxonomic history. This species was transferred to Bracon Fabricius, 1804   by Papp (1998), who designated a lectotype, although there is no reason to suppose from Walker’s (1874) original description that there was more one specimen in the type series.

Current taxonomy. Bracon cinctus ( Walker, 1874)   ( Braconidae   : Braconinae   : Braconini   ).

Type number. Type 3c.217. Specimen # NHMUK010881035 View Materials

Type status. Lectotype, designated by Papp (1998).

Sex. Male.

Type locality. Japan.


Label data. First label, ‘Type’ (round label, with red margin; printed); second label, ‘B.M. TYPE /HYM./3.c.217.’ (square label; first and second lines printed and third line handwriting); third label, ‘ Japan./Coll.F. Walker./ 1913–71.’ (square label; printed); fourth label, ‘262’ (square label; handwriting); fifth label, ‘ Hecabolus   ?/cinctus’ (square label; handwriting); sixth label, ‘non Hecabolus   ,/no occipit. Carina/no prepectal – ’ – [ditto: carina]/3 cubital cells present/see structure terg.1!/rather Bracon   sp./det. Fischer 1980” (square label; handwriting); seventh label, ‘ Lectotype ♂ / Hecabolus   /cinctus %/ Walker 1874 ’ (square label, with red margin; handwriting); eighth label, ‘ Bracon   ♂ / cinctus (Walker)   /det. Papp J., 1997’ (square label; handwriting except for ‘det. Papp J., 19’ printed).

Condition. Rather good, just the fore legs are broken and some parts are mounted on the glue board.