Orasema stramineipes,

Burks, Roger A., Heraty, John M., Dominguez, Chrysalyn & Mottern, Jason L., 2018, Complex diversity in a mainly tropical group of ant parasitoids: Revision of the Orasema stramineipes species group (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eucharitidae), Zootaxa 4401 (1), pp. 1-107: 15-16

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Key to species of the Orasema stramineipes  species group

1 Eye with setae that are visible at 50× magnification ( Fig. 246View FIGURES 245–250)............................... Orasema woolleyi  n. sp.

- Eye setae not visible at 50× magnification ( Figs 22View FIGURES 21–26, 62View FIGURES 61–66)....................................................... 2

2 (1) Mesosoma purple to bluish-purple, without any greenish coloration ( Figs 106, 108View FIGURES 105–110), and head and mesosoma with moderately long setae ( Fig. 109View FIGURES 105–110)................................................................... Orasema kulli  n. sp.

- Mesosoma at least partially greenish to blue-green or bronze, in combination with other colors; head and mesosoma with short setae ( Figs 81View FIGURES 77–82, 188, 190–192View FIGURES187–192)............................................................................ 3

3 (2) Mesoscutal midlobe strongly and finely reticulate, with no areolate sculpture ( Figs 166View FIGURES 163–168, 256View FIGURES 253–258)......................... 4

- Mesoscutal midlobe with distinctive areolate sculpture, sometimes without any reticulate sculpture ( Fig. 14View FIGURES 11–16), but often with both types occurring together ( Fig. 81View FIGURES 77–82).................................................................... 8

4 (3) Axillula with complete subparallel longitudinal carinae ( Fig. 193View FIGURES 193–198)........................ Orasema rapo (Walker)  (part)

- Axillula areolate or reticulate, without complete subparallel longitudinal carinae ( Figs 35View FIGURES 31–36, 167View FIGURES 163–168, 239View FIGURES 235–240, 257View FIGURES 253–258)................ 5

5 (4) F2 small, shorter than F3 and shorter than pedicel ( Fig. 165View FIGURES 163–168).................................... Orasema pisi  n. sp.

- F2 not small, longer than F3 and longer than pedicel ( Figs 33View FIGURES 31–36, 237View FIGURES 235–240, 247View FIGURES 245–250).......................................... 6

6 (5) Mesoscutal sidelobe areolate-reticulate ( Fig. 34View FIGURES 31–36). Hind femur always yellow ( Fig. 31View FIGURES 31–36)......... Orasema chunpi  n. sp. (part)

- Mesoscutal sidelobe finely reticulate, without areolate sculpture ( Figs 238View FIGURES 235–240, 256View FIGURES 253–258). Hind femur usually with at least a small amount of dark coloration ( Figs 235View FIGURES 235–240, 253View FIGURES 253–258).................................................................. 7

7 (6) Clypeus smooth ( Fig. 236View FIGURES 235–240). Mesosoma dark green ( Fig. 238View FIGURES 235–240)............................ Orasema torrensi  n. sp. (part)

- Clypeus partially reticulate ( Fig. 254View FIGURES 253–258). Mesosoma brightly colored, mostly bright green but with red, blue and yellow areas ( Fig. 256View FIGURES 253–258)..................................................................... Orasema worcesteri (Girault) 

8 (3) Mesoscutellum dorsally with longitudinal carinae ( Figs 20View FIGURES 19, 20, 126, 127View FIGURES 123–128, 182, 183View FIGURES 179–184).................................... 9

- Mesoscutellum without longitudinal carinae ( Figs 14View FIGURES 11–16, 211View FIGURES 207–212) or only with carinae laterally on axillula ( Fig. 193View FIGURES 193–198)........... 11

9 (8) Mesoscutal sidelobe almost entirely smooth ( Figs 20View FIGURES 19, 20, 182View FIGURES 179–184).................................................... 10

- Mesoscutal sidelobe with transverse carinae ( Fig.126View FIGURES 123–128)........................................ Orasema llika  n. sp.

10 (9) Mesoscutal midlobe with transverse carinae ( Fig. 20View FIGURES 19, 20).................................... Orasema cameroni Howard 

- Mesoscutal midlobe areolate, without distinctive transverse carinae ( Fig. 182View FIGURES 179–184).................... Orasema qincha  n. sp.

11 (8) Face smooth in ventral half lateral to clypeus, with wrinkle-like sculpture dorsally (lateral and dorsal to antennal scrobe, Fig. 132View FIGURES 131–136)................................................................................ Orasema mati  n. sp.

- Face reticulate over most or all of its surface ( Figs 140View FIGURES 139–144, 208View FIGURES 207–212).................................................. 12

12 (11) Mesoscutal sidelobe with transverse carinae ( Fig. 24View FIGURES 21–26)........................................ Orasema carchi  n. sp.

- Mesoscutal sidelobe without transverse carinae ( Figs 142View FIGURES 139–144, 210View FIGURES 207–212)................................................ 13

13 (12) Hind femur with some dark brown coloration ( Fig. 235View FIGURES 235–240) and clypeus smooth ( Fig. 236View FIGURES 235–240)............ Orasema torrensi  n. sp.

- Hind femur entirely yellow ( Fig. 207View FIGURES 207–212) or, if partially brown, then clypeus reticulate ( Fig. 79View FIGURES 77–82)......................... 14

14 (13) Mesoscutal midlobe posteriorly almost entirely reticulate or areolate-reticulate ( Figs 142View FIGURES 139–144, 190–192View FIGURES187–192, 210View FIGURES 207–212)............... 15

- Mesoscutal midlobe posteriorly almost entirely areolate, lacking reticulate sculpture over most of its surface ( Figs 14View FIGURES 11–16, 202View FIGURES 199–204, 228View FIGURES 225–230)............................................................................................... 27

15 (14) Axillula with complete longitudinal carinae ( Fig. 144View FIGURES 139–144)....................................................... 16

- Axillula areolate, carinae diagonal or incomplete ( Fig. 219View FIGURES 215–220)................................................... 21

16 (15) Mesoscutal midlobe covered mostly by a large dark reddish to black area, present posteriorly and medially ( Fig. 56View FIGURES 53–58). Mesoscutellum without large purple lateral areas ( Fig. 56View FIGURES 53–58)................................ Orasema cozamalotl  n. sp.

- Mesoscutal midlobe mostly blue or green ( Figs 190, 192View FIGURES187–192), or mesoscutellum with large purple lateral areas ( Fig. 191View FIGURES187–192)..... 1 7

17 (16) Clypeus reticulate ( Fig. 79View FIGURES 77–82)................................................. Orasema freychei (Gemignani)  (part)

- Clypeus smooth or nearly so ( Figs 42View FIGURES 41–52, 70View FIGURES 69–74, 140View FIGURES 139–144)............................................................. 18

18 (17) Mesoscutal sidelobe with smooth area posteriorly, otherwise with weaker reticulate areas than midlobe ( Fig. 142View FIGURES 139–144). Antenna with dark multiporous plate sensilla that contrast with the pale flagellomeres ( Fig. 141View FIGURES 139–144)................................................................................................. Orasema minutissima Howard  (small form)

- Mesoscutum uniformly reticulate, with sidelobe similar to midlobe. Antenna with multiporous plate sensilla similar to color of flagellomeres ( Figs 43View FIGURES 41–52, 70View FIGURES 69–74, 189View FIGURES187–192)......................................................................... 19

19 (18) Mesoscutellum areolate ( Figs 190–192View FIGURES187–192).................................................. Orasema rapo (Walker) 

- Mesoscutellum areolate-reticulate or reticulate ( Figs 45View FIGURES 41–52, 72View FIGURES 69–74)................................................... 20

20 (19) Axillula with reticulate sculpture in addition to the parallel carinae ( Figs 47, 48View FIGURES 41–52).. Orasema costaricensis Wheeler & Wheeler 

- Axillula smooth between the parallel carinae ( Fig. 73View FIGURES 69–74)....................................... Orasema evansi  n. sp.

21 (15) Head dorsally with coarse areolate sculpture ( Fig. 216View FIGURES 215–220)......................................... Orasema taku  n. sp.

- Head dorsally reticulate, with very weak or no areolate sculpture ( Figs 32View FIGURES 31–36, 79View FIGURES 77–82).................................... 22

22 (21) Clypeus reticulate ( Fig. 79View FIGURES 77–82)............................................................ Orasema freychei  (part)

- Clypeus smooth or nearly so ( Figs 32View FIGURES 31–36, 208View FIGURES 207–212)................................................................ 23

23 (22) Fore femur yellow ( Fig. 171View FIGURES 171–176)........................................................................... 24

- Fore femur partially brown ( Fig. 31View FIGURES 31–36)..................................................................... 25

24 (23) Axillula entirely areolate ( Fig. 175View FIGURES 171–176). Mesoscutal sidelobes protruding, abrupt anteriorly ( Fig. 174View FIGURES 171–176)..... Orasema qillu  n. sp.

- Axillula with a reticulate area ( Fig. 211View FIGURES 207–212). Mesoscutal sidelobes gradually curved anteriorly ( Fig. 210View FIGURES 207–212).......................................................................................... Orasema stramineipes Cameron  (part)

25 (24) Fore femur almost entirely dark brown ( Fig. 31View FIGURES 31–36)............................................ Orasema chunpi  n. sp.

- Fore femur with apical quarter yellow ( Fig. 261View FIGURES 261–266)........................................................... 26

26 (25) Flagellum pale ( Fig. 149View FIGURES 147–152). Mesoscutellum with a few larger posterior areoles that have reticulate sculpture inside them ( Fig. 150View FIGURES 147–152)............................................................................... Orasema nyamo  n. sp.

- Flagellum dark ( Fig. 263View FIGURES 261–266). Mesoscutellum with a single large smooth posterior areole ( Fig. 264View FIGURES 261–266)....... Orasema yaax  n. sp.

27 (14) Mesoscutal midlobe with anterior red (or more rarely, yellowish) areas (sometimes as extensions from a more posterior area as in Fig. 210View FIGURES 207–212), also with smaller red areas on the axilla or mesoscutellum ( Figs 100View FIGURES 97–104, 158View FIGURES 155–162, 202View FIGURES 199–204, 210View FIGURES 207–212)..................... 28

- Mesoscutal midlobe, axilla, and mesoscutellum without red or yellow area ( Figs 92View FIGURES 89–94, 118View FIGURES 115–120, 228View FIGURES 225–230)....................... 32

28 (27) Fore femur yellow ( Figs 97View FIGURES 97–104, 207View FIGURES 207–212)........................................................................ 29

- Fore femur brownish ( Figs 155View FIGURES 155–162, 199View FIGURES 199–204)..................................................................... 30

29 (28) Axillula entirely areolate ( Fig. 101View FIGURES 97–104). Petiole in females extending far beyond hind coxal apex ( Figs 97, 104View FIGURES 97–104).................................................................................................. Orasema kaspi  n. sp.

- Axillula partially reticulate ( Fig. 211View FIGURES 207–212). Petiole in females not or hardly extending beyond hind coxal apex ( Figs 207View FIGURES 207–212, 214View FIGURES 213–214)................................................................................. Orasema stramineipes  (part)

30 (28) Funiculars pale brown ( Fig. 201View FIGURES 199–204)......................................................... Orasema rikra  n. sp.

- Funiculars dark brown ( Fig. 157View FIGURES 155–162)........................................................................ 31

31 (30) Axillula with distinct longitudinal and oblique carinae anteriorly ( Fig. 15View FIGURES 11–16). Stigmal vein narrow, nearly at a right angle with wing margin ( Fig. 16View FIGURES 11–16).............................................................. Orasema arimbome  n. sp.

- Axillula without distinct longitudinal carinae anteriorly, instead simply areolate ( Fig. 158View FIGURES 155–162). Stigmal vein more capitate, at an acute angle with wing margin ( Fig. 160View FIGURES 155–162)................................................... Orasema pirca  n. sp.

32 (27) Mesoscutellar disc long and narrow, at least 1.2× as long as broad ( Fig. 92View FIGURES 89–94)..................... Orasema hyarimai  n. sp.

- Mesoscutellar disc broader, not more than 1.1× as long as broad ( Figs 118View FIGURES 115–120, 228View FIGURES 225–230)................................... 33

33 (32) Mesoscutellar disc areolate-reticulate ( Fig. 228View FIGURES 225–230). Pedicel and flagellum yellow to yellowish-brown in females ( Fig. 227View FIGURES 225–230).......................................................................................... Orasema tapi  n. sp.

- Mesoscutellar disc areolate ( Fig. 118View FIGURES 115–120). Pedicel and flagellum dark brown in females ( Fig. 117View FIGURES 115–120)...... Orasema llanthu  n. sp.