Austroterobia

Mitroiu, Mircea-Dan, 2017, Revision of world Austroterobiinae and Parasaphodinae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae), parasitoids of giant scales (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Monophlebidae), Zootaxa 4301 (1), pp. 1-63 : 7

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4301.1.1

publication LSID

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6038590

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/4D3D879A-FFA0-FFA9-FF16-C5D6FCB1F817

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Plazi

scientific name

Austroterobia
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Key to world species of Austroterobia (both sexes)

1 Notauli visible only in anterior third of mesoscutum ( Figs 7 View FIGURES 3 – 10 , 23 View FIGURES 22 – 28 ); gena conspicuously depressed at mouth corner ( Figs 5 View FIGURES 3 – 10 , 26 View FIGURES 22 – 28 ).....................................................................................................2

- Notauli visible throughout length of mesoscutum ( Figs 17 View FIGURES 13 – 20 , 36 View FIGURES 32 – 39 , 48 View FIGURES 43 – 50 , 57 View FIGURES 54 – 60 , 68 View FIGURES 64 – 71 ); gena sometimes not depressed at mouth corner ( Figs 34 View FIGURES 32 – 39 , 46 View FIGURES 43 – 50 ).........................................................................................4

2(1) Toruli closer to ventral margin of clypeus than to median ocellus ( Fig. 22 View FIGURES 22 – 28 ); marginal vein about 4× as long as broad ( Fig. 28 View FIGURES 22 – 28 ); basal two teeth of right mandible very short and close to each other ( Fig. 25 View FIGURES 22 – 28 ); head and mesosoma with conspicuous metallic reflections ( Fig. 21); Afrotropical.......................................................... A. heydoni sp. nov.

- Toruli closer to median ocellus than to ventral margin of clypeus ( Fig. 5 View FIGURES 3 – 10 ); marginal vein more than 8× as long as broad ( Fig. 10 View FIGURES 3 – 10 ); basal two teeth of right mandible larger and wider apart (cf. Fig. 13 View FIGURES 13 – 20 ); at most head with faint metallic reflections ( Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1, 2 ); Oriental .............................................................................................3

3(2) POL about 1.3× OOL; inner margins of eyes not sinuate; malar sulcus slightly indicated; scape not reaching median ocellus; legs pale yellow...................................................................... A. maldica Narendran

- POL about 0.7× OOL; inner margins of eyes very slightly sinuate ( Fig. 3 View FIGURES 3 – 10 ); malar sulcus absent ( Fig. 5 View FIGURES 3 – 10 ); scape reaching slightly above lower margin of median ocellus ( Fig. 3 View FIGURES 3 – 10 ); legs yellowish-brown ( Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1, 2 )................... A. achterbergi sp. nov.

4(1) Prepectus and dorsal side of propodeum entirely setose ( Figs 37, 38 View FIGURES 32 – 39 ); posterior margin of mesoscutellum densely setose, with small spine ( Fig. 36 View FIGURES 32 – 39 ); anterior margin of propodeum distinctly raised, concealing dorsellum; propodeal plicae absent ( Fig. 38 View FIGURES 32 – 39 ); axillae virtually touching medially ( Fig. 36 View FIGURES 32 – 39 ); pronotum visible in dorsal view ( Fig. 36 View FIGURES 32 – 39 ); mandibular formula 3:3; Afrotropical...................................................................................... A. iceryae Bouček

- Prepectus and dorsal side of propodeum bare ( Figs 18, 19 View FIGURES 13 – 20 , 27 View FIGURES 22 – 28 , 49, 50 View FIGURES 43 – 50 , 58, 59 View FIGURES 54 – 60 , 69, 70 View FIGURES 64 – 71 ); posterior margin of mesoscutellum not densely setose, without distinct spine, although sometimes acutely pointed ( Figs 17 View FIGURES 13 – 20 , 48 View FIGURES 43 – 50 , 57 View FIGURES 54 – 60 , 68 View FIGURES 64 – 71 ); anterior margin of propodeum not distinctly raised, not concealing dorsellum; propodeal plicae present ( Figs 19 View FIGURES 13 – 20 , 50 View FIGURES 43 – 50 , 59 View FIGURES 54 – 60 , 70 View FIGURES 64 – 71 ); axillae wider apart ( Figs 17 View FIGURES 13 – 20 , 23 View FIGURES 22 – 28 , 48 View FIGURES 43 – 50 , 57 View FIGURES 54 – 60 , 68 View FIGURES 64 – 71 ); pronotum not or barely visible in dorsal view ( Figs 17 View FIGURES 13 – 20 , 23 View FIGURES 22 – 28 , 48 View FIGURES 43 – 50 , 57 View FIGURES 54 – 60 , 68 View FIGURES 64 – 71 ); mandibular formula usually 3:2 ( Figs 13 View FIGURES 13 – 20 , 54 View FIGURES 54 – 60 ); sometimes other distribution.........................................................................5

5(4) Mandibular formula 3:3; propodeum with plicae diverging posteriorly ( Fig. 50 View FIGURES 43 – 50 ); POL 0.5–0.7× OOL; head and mesosoma brown, without metallic reflections ( Figs 40–42 View FIGURES 40 – 42 ); Afrotropical..................................... A. noyesi sp. nov.

- Mandibular formula 3:2 ( Figs 13 View FIGURES 13 – 20 , 54 View FIGURES 54 – 60 ); propodeum with plicae converging posteriorly ( Figs 19 View FIGURES 13 – 20 , 59 View FIGURES 54 – 60 , 70 View FIGURES 64 – 71 ); POL 0.7–1.0× OOL; at least head usually with strong metallic reflections ( Figs 54–56 View FIGURES 54 – 60 , 64–66 View FIGURES 64 – 71 ); Australasian or Neotropical....................6

6(5) Head brown, without metallic reflections ( Figs 13–15 View FIGURES 13 – 20 ); fore wing without speculum and parastigma with hyaline break ( Fig. 20 View FIGURES 13 – 20 ); antenna with funicular segments strongly pedicellate ( Fig. 16 View FIGURES 13 – 20 ); inner margins of eyes very slightly sinuate ( Fig. 13 View FIGURES 13 – 20 ); POL about 0.8× OOL; Neotropical............................................................... A. gatesi sp. nov.

- Head with strong metallic reflections ( Figs 54–56 View FIGURES 54 – 60 , 64–66 View FIGURES 64 – 71 ); fore wing without above combination of characters; antenna with funicular segments not or only slightly pedicellate ( Figs 56 View FIGURES 54 – 60 , 66 View FIGURES 64 – 71 ); inner margins of eyes not sinuate ( Figs 54 View FIGURES 54 – 60 , 64 View FIGURES 64 – 71 ); POL about equal to OOL; Australasian..............................................................................7

7(6) Mesopleuron mostly smooth, femoral depression with deep central pit ( Fig. 58 View FIGURES 54 – 60 ); lower margins of toruli much higher than lower margins of eyes ( Fig. 54 View FIGURES 54 – 60 ); fore wing wide, length 1.9–2.1× width, with small speculum ( Fig. 60 View FIGURES 54 – 60 ); parastigma with hyaline break ( Fig. 60 View FIGURES 54 – 60 ); both head and mesosoma usually with distinct metallic reflections ( Figs 51–53 View FIGURES 51 – 53 ); body size: 1.3–1.7 mm ................................................................................... A. partibrunnea Girault

- Mesopleuron mostly finely reticulate, femoral depression almost indistinct, without central pit ( Fig. 69 View FIGURES 64 – 71 ); lower margin of toruli level with or only slightly above lower margins of eyes ( Fig. 64 View FIGURES 64 – 71 ); fore wing narrower, length 2.2–2.4× width, without speculum ( Fig. 71 View FIGURES 64 – 71 ); parastigma without hyaline break ( Fig. 71 View FIGURES 64 – 71 ); head always with metallic reflections, mesosoma usually orange-brown ( Figs 61–63 View FIGURES 61 – 63 ); body size: 0.8–1.4 mm ..................................................... A. partiviridis sp. nov.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Pteromalidae