Ichneumon dentatus 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: 1134

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http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222933.2020.1776905

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Ichneumon dentatus Smith, 1874


Ichneumon dentatus Smith, 1874  

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Taxonomic history. Heinrich (1937) transferred this species to Hoplismenus Gravenhorst, 1829   and Heinrich (1978) to Zanthojoppa Cameron, 1901a   . Uchida (1939) synonymised Hoplismenus speciosus Uchida, 1926   with Ichneumon dentatus   . Smith’s name is a primary homonym of Ichneumon dentatus Fabricius, 1779   so that Z. speciosa   is the valid name.

Current taxonomy. Primary homonym, valid name: Zanthojoppa speciosa ( Uchida, 1926)   ( Ichneumonidae   : Ichneumoninae   : Ichneumonini   ).

Type number. Type 3b.128. Specimen # NHMUK010634913 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.128’ (square label; first and second lines printed and third line handwriting); third label, ‘B.M. TYPE /HYM./ Ichneumon   /dentatus/( Smith 1874)’ (square label; first and second lines printed and third to fifth lines handwriting); fourth label, ‘Hiogo/ Japan.’ (square label; first line handwriting and second line printed); fifth label, ‘74/16’ (round label; handwriting); sixth label, ‘ Ich. dentatus   ./ Type. Smith’ (square label; handwriting).

Condition. Good, but right antenna after third flagellomere, left antenna after ninth flagellomere, fourth to fifth tarsomeres of left fore leg, right hind leg from tibia lost.