Ichneumon incanescens 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: 1140-1142

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http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222933.2020.1776905

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Ichneumon incanescens Smith, 1874


Ichneumon incanescens Smith, 1874  

( Figure 17 View Figure 17 )

Taxonomic history. Heinrich (1937) formally transferred this species to Tricholabus Thomson, 1894   , although Claude Morley had already reidentified this as a species of Tricholabus   in December 1915, as in Figure 17 View Figure 17 (a) (unpublished data). Moreover, Uchida (1940a) also transferred Ichneumon incanescens   to Tricholabus strigatorius ( Gravenhorst, 1829)   , as a subspecies.

Current taxonomy. Tricholabus strigatorius incanescens ( Smith, 1874)   ( Ichneumonidae   : Ichneumoninae   : Ichneumonini   ).

Type number. Type 3b.299. Specimen # NHMUK010881022 View Materials

Type status. Holotype.

Sex. Female.

Type locality. Hyôgo Prefecture, Honshû, Japan.


Label data. First label, ‘ Type /C.M.’ (round label, with red margin; first line printed and second line handwriting); second label, ‘B.M. TYPE /HYM./3.b.299’ (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, ‘74/16’ (round label; handwriting); fifth label, ‘ Ichneumon   /incanescens/ Type Smith’ (square

label; handwriting); sixth label, ‘genus/ TRICHOLABUS   ,/Thoms. ♀ /Morley det. Xii 1915.’ (square label; handwriting except for ‘Morley det.’ printed).

Condition. Very good, but right antenna broken at 39th flagellomere and left antenna at 37th flagellomere.