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- Megischus aplicatus Honget al. 2010: 61.
Holotype, ♂ (ZJUH): CHINA: Hubei, Shennongjia, viii.1982, Shang-bo Shi, No. 870112.
Head largely orange brown; temple medially distinctly convex behind eye in dorsal view (Fig. 225); neck at lower level than middle pronotum postero-dorsally (Figs 221, 222); pronotal fold absent (Fig. 221); vein 1-M of fore wing about 2.2 times as long as vein 1-SR and 0.9 times vein m-cu (Fig. 228); vein cu-a of fore wing weakly reclivous or subvertical (Fig. 228); widened part of hind tibia of male nearly straight ventrally (Fig. 230); hind basitarsus 3.5 times as long as wide (Fig. 231); first tergite largely smooth and shiny dorsally (Fig. 229).
See Hong et al. (2010).
The name of this species is derived from the Latin “a-” and “plicatus” which means without fold, because this species has no pronotal fold on the pronotum.
- Hong, C; van Achterberg, C; Xu, Z; 2011: A revision of the Chinese Stephanidae (Hymenoptera, Stephanoidea) ZooKeys, 110: 1-108. doi
- Hong C, Achterberg C, Xu Z (2010) A new species of Megischus Brullé (Hymenoptera, Stephanidae) from China, with a key to the Chinese species. ZooKeys 69: 59–64. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.69.738