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Apanteles adrianguadamuzi Fernández-Triana sp. n. – Wikispecies link – ZooBank link – Pensoft Profile
COSTA RICA, Guanacaste, ACG, Potrerillos, Río Azufrado, 95m, 10.81224, -85.54438.
♀ in CNC. Specimen labels: 1. DHJPAR0005279. 2. COSTA RICA, Guanacaste, ACG, Potrerillos, Río Azufrado, 23.vii.2000, gusaneros. 3. 00-SRNP-16110, Same as 00-16047, On Inga vera.
1 ♂ (CNC). COSTA RICA, ACG database codes: DHJPAR0039780).
Female. Body color: body mostly dark except for some sternites which may be pale. Antenna color: scape, pedicel, and flagellum dark. Coxae color (pro-, meso-, metacoxa): dark, dark, dark. Femora color (pro-, meso-, metafemur): anteriorly dark/posteriorly pale, dark, dark. Tibiae color (pro-, meso-, metatibia): pale, anteriorly pale/posteriorly dark, dark. Tegula and humeral complex color: tegula dark, humeral complex half pale/half dark. Pterostigma color: dark with pale spot at base. Fore wing veins color: partially pigmented (a few veins may be dark but most are pale). Antenna length/body length: antenna about as long as body (head to apex of metasoma); if slightly shorter, at least extending beyond anterior 0.7 metasoma length. Body in lateral view: not distinctly flattened dorso–ventrally. Body length (head to apex of metasoma): 2.5–2.6 mm. Fore wing length: 2.5–2.6 mm. Ocular–ocellar line/posterior ocellus diameter: 2.3–2.5. Interocellar distance/posterior ocellus diameter: 1.7–1.9. Antennal flagellomerus 2 length/width: 2.6–2.8. Antennal flagellomerus 14 length/width: 1.4–1.6. Length of flagellomerus 2/length of flagellomerus 14: 2.0–2.2. Tarsal claws: simple. Metafemur length/width: 3.0–3.1. Metatibia inner spur length/metabasitarsus length: 0.4–0.5. Anteromesoscutum: mostly with deep, dense punctures (separated by less than 2.0 × its maximum diameter). Mesoscutellar disc: with punctures near margins, central part mostly smooth. Number of pits in scutoscutellar sulcus: 11 or 12. Maximum height of mesoscutellum lunules/maximum height of lateral face of mesoscutellum: 0.6–0.7. Propodeum areola: completely defined by carinae, including transverse carina extending to spiracle. Propodeum background sculpture: partly sculptured, especially on anterior 0.5. Mediotergite 1 length/width at posterior margin: 1.7–1.9. Mediotergite 1 shape: more or less parallel–sided. Mediotergite 1 sculpture: mostly sculptured, excavated area centrally with transverse striation inside and/or a polished knob centrally on posterior margin of mediotergite. Mediotergite 2 width at posterior margin/length: 4.0–4.3. Mediotergite 2 sculpture: mostly smooth. Outer margin of hypopygium: with a wide, medially folded, transparent, semi–desclerotized area; usually with 4 or more pleats. Ovipositor thickness: about same width throughout its length. Ovipositor sheaths length/metatibial length: 1.0–1.1. Length of fore wing veins r/2RS: 1.7–1.9. Length of fore wing veins 2RS/2M: 1.7–1.8. Length of fore wing veins 2M/(RS+M)b: 0.5–0.6. Pterostigma length/width: 2.6–3.0. Point of insertion of vein r in pterostigma: about half way point length of pterostigma. Angle of vein r with fore wing anterior margin: clearly outwards, inclined towards fore wing apex. Shape of junction of veins r and 2RS in fore wing: strongly angulated, sometimes with a knob.
Male. The only available specimen is in poor condition, missing metasoma, some legs and part of antennae.
Sequences in BOLD: 3, barcode compliant sequences: 2.
Solitary (Fig. 226). Hosts: Elachistidae, Antaeotricha similisEPR01, Stenoma Janzen07, Stenoma Janzen44; Crambidae, Omiodes Janzen03, Omiodes Janzen06.
Costa Rica, ACG.
We dedicate this species to Adrian Guadamuz in recognition of his diligent efforts for the ACG Programa de Parataxónomos and the plant inventory of ACG.
- Fernández-Triana, J; Whitfield, J; Rodriguez, J; Smith, M; Janzen, D; Hallwachs, W; Hajibabaei, M; Burns, J; Solis, M; Brown, J; Cardinal, S; Goulet, H; Hebert, P; 2014: Review of Apanteles sensu stricto (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Microgastrinae) from Area de Conservación Guanacaste, northwestern Costa Rica, with keys to all described species from Mesoamerica ZooKeys, 383: 1-565. doi