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Apanteles angelsolisi Fernández-Triana sp. n. – Wikispecies link – ZooBank link – Pensoft Profile
COSTA RICA, Guanacaste, ACG, Sector Santa Rosa, Quebrada Guapote, 240m, 10.82690, -85.60413.
♀ in CNC. Specimen labels: 1. COSTA RICA, Guanacaste, ACG, Sector Santa Rosa, Quebrada Guapote, 07.viii.1996, 240m, 10.82690, -85.60413, DHJPAR0004186.
58 ♀, 19 ♂ (BMNH, CNC, INBIO, INHS, NMNH). COSTA RICA, ACG database codes: See Appendix 2 for detailed label data.
Female. Metatibia color (outer face): with extended pale coloration (light yellow to orange–yellow), ranging from 0.4 to almost entire metatibia length. Fore wing veins color: veins C+Sc+R and R1 with brown coloration restricted narrowly to borders, interior area of those veins and pterostigma (and sometimes veins r, 2RS and 2M) transparent or white; other veins mostly transparent. 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 length (head to apex of metasoma): 2.3–2.4 mm, 2.5–2.6 mm, rarely 2.1–2.2 mm. Fore wing length: 2.3–2.4 mm, 2.5–2.6 mm, rarely 2.1–2.2 mm. Metafemur length/width: 2.8–2.9 or 3.0–3.1. Mediotergite 1 length/width at posterior margin: 2.5–2.6. Mediotergite 1 maximum width/width at posterior margin: 1.6–1.7. Ovipositor sheaths length/metafemur length: 0.9 or 1.0. Ovipositor sheaths length/metatibia length: 0.7 or 0.8.
Sequences in BOLD: 11, barcode compliant sequences: 9.
Gregarious (Fig. 305). Hosts: Hesperiidae, Achalarus toxeus, Thessia jalapus, Urbanus albimargo.
Costa Rica, ACG.
We dedicate this species to Angel Solís in recognition of his diligent efforts in curation and taxonomy of Coleoptera for INBio, Costa Rica’s Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad.
- 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
- ↑ Smith M, Woodley N, Janzen D, Hallwachs W, Hebert P (2006) DNA barcodes reveal cryptic host-specificity within the presumed polyphagous members of a genus of parasitoid flies (Diptera: Tachinidae). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103: 3657-3662. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0511318103