Cryptus carbonarius Smith, 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: 1124-1126

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Cryptus carbonarius Smith, 1874


Cryptus carbonarius Smith, 1874  

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Taxonomic history. Uchida (1940a) transferred this species from Cryptus   to Idiolispa Förster, 1869   ; then, Townes et al. (1965) transferred it from Idiolispa   to Litochila Momoi & Okamoto, 1965   .

Current taxonomy. Litochila carbonaria ( Smith, 1874)   ( Ichneumonidae   : Cryptinae   : Aptesini   ).

Type number. Type 3b.428. Specimen # NHMUK010634917 View Materials

Type status. Holotype.

Sex. Female.

Type locality. Hyôgo Prefecture, Honshû, Japan.


Label data. First label, ‘ Type /CM’ (round label, with red margin; first line printed and second line handwriting); second label, ‘B.M. TYPE /HYM./3.b.428’ (square label; first and second lines printed and third line handwriting); third label, ‘Hiogo/ Japan.’ (square label; first line handwriting and second line printed); fourth label, ‘ Cryptus   /carbonarius/ Type. Smith.’ (square label; handwriting).

Condition. Good; but the following parts lost: left antenna, fourth and fifth tarsomeres of left fore leg, fifth tarsomere of right hind leg, left hind leg after second tarsomere, right fore wing.