Brachycyrtus, Kriechbaumer, 1880

Giovanni, Filippo Di & Varga, Oleksandr, 2021, First record of the subfamily Brachycyrtinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) from continental Africa, with description of three new species, Zootaxa 4985 (2), pp. 203-218 : 216

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4985.2.4

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:4A1001A0-D11F-473A-8B0D-B06404EC8920

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5056426

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/882B87A7-2D7B-FFDE-4CE8-4BF5D4A9FDE5

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Brachycyrtus
status

 

Key to Brachycyrtus of continental Africa

1 Metasomal tergites II–IV with a large oval to sub-oval membranous area in the center of the tergite. Mesopleuron on posterior half polished, without punctures or striae. Female ovipositor strongly decurved. Male unknown..................................................................................................... B. cerrettii Di Giovanni , sp. n.

- Metasomal tergites II–IV normal. Mesopleuron on posterior half with fine longitudinal striae, at least at level of episternal scrobe. Female ovipositor straight......................................................................... 2

2 Metapleuron with dense but shallow punctures all over its surface. Propodeum subpolished. Fore wing with 1cu-a distal to M&RS by about 0.7× the length of 1cu-a and 2rs-m about 0.6× as the section of 1m-cu&M between 2rs-m and 2m-cu. Gena about 0.35× as transverse diameter of eye in lateral view. Male unknown................. B. antoninoi Di Giovanni , sp. n.

- Metapleuron with punctures along margins and just above hind coxa, central part without punctures or with few isolated punctures. Propodeum mat and coriaceous. Fore wing with 1cu-a distal to M&RS by about 0.45× the length of 1cu-a and 2rs-m about 0.25× as the section of 1m-cu&M between 2rs-m and 2m-cu. Gena about 0.45× as transverse diameter of eye in lateral view. Male paramere strongly elongate, rod-like............................... B. lucchii Di Giovanni & Varga , sp. n.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Curculionidae