Litus cynipseus Haliday, 1833

Rameshkumar, A., Poorani, J. & V, Naveen, 2015, Additions to the Encyrtidae and Mymaridae (Chalcidoidea) of India with new distribution and host records for some species, Biodiversity Data Journal 3, pp. 5216-5216: 5216

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scientific name

Litus cynipseus Haliday, 1833
status

 

Litus cynipseus Haliday, 1833  

Litus cynipseus   Haliday 1833: 345.- Graham 1982: 225.

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: A Rameshkumar; individualCount: 1; sex: female; lifeStage: Adult; Location: continent: Asia; country: India; stateProvince: Meghalaya; county: Ri-Bhoi; municipality: Umiam; locality: ICAR-complex ; verbatimElevation: 603 m; verbatimCoordinates: N25°49' E91°52'; Identification: identifiedBy: A Rameshkumar; Event: samplingProtocol: Malaise trap; eventDate: 14-06-2013; habitat: Peach orchard; Record Level: institutionID: National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources; institutionCode: NBAIR GoogleMaps  

Diagnosis

Female (Fig. 2). Body and antenna dark brown to black, legs a little lighter (except coxae). Antenna with F1 very short, much shorter than pedicel or any other funicle segment; F2 longest, almost as long as pedicel; clava 2.2-2.5x as long as wide in lateral view, about as long as combined length of 4 preceding segments. Mesoscutum with distinct notauli; anterior part of propodeum strongly sculptured with an incomplete, often inconspicuous median longitudinal carina, posterior part of propodeum smooth. Fore wing 13-14x as long as wide, its blade slightly infumated basally and almost hyaline distally, with two rows of microtrichia along margins and many additional irregularly arranged microtrichia in distal half; longest marginal cilia 4.6-5.0x greatest width of the wing ( Triapitsyn and Berezovskiy 2004).

Distribution

Russia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Krygyzstan, Mexico, Moldova, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Republic of Korea, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, Wales ( Triapitsyn and Berezovskiy 2004). India (Meghalaya) (new record).

Biology

Ocypus olens   ( Kieffer 1913, Kryger 1950), Staphylinus   sp. ( Staphylinidae   ) ( Viggiani 1973).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Mymaridae

Genus

Litus