Tessmannella

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Taxonavigation

Ordo: Hymenoptera
Familia: Liopteridae

Name

Tessmannella HedickeWikispecies linkPensoft Profile

  • Tessmannella Hedicke, 1912: 303. Type species: Tessmannella spinosa Hedicke, by original designation.

Diagnosis

Female antenna 13-segmented, subclavate; male 14-segmented. Face with reticulate to rugose sculpture and scattered pubescence. Pronotum coarsely rugose with median tooth or spine viewed laterally. Mesonotum with coarse variable sculpture, propodeum without pronounced side margins. Petiole three times as long as broad, terga 2–4 short (viewed laterally and dorsally), terga 5 largest. Metafemora with a rounded lobe between medial area and apex, tooth on metafemur angled, hind tibia with a distinct lobe apically, opposite the tibial spines. Scutellum with three foveae.

Distribution

Central African Republic; Congo; Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire); Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Kenya.

Biology

Unknown.

Comments

Only four species were previously known in this genus, two described by Hedicke (1912)[1], one by Benoit (1955)[2], and one by Quinlan (1979)[3]. Tessmannella transiens Benoit (1955)[2] was transferred to Oberthuerella by Ronquist (1995)[4] leaving three species in the genus. Here we describe three new species, elevating the total to six.

Included species

Tessmannella copelandi Buffington & van Noort, sp. n.
Tessmannella expansa Quinlan, 1979: 116
Tessmannella kiplingi Buffington & van Noort, sp. n.
Tessmannella nigra Hedicke, 1912: 304
Tessmannella roberti Buffington & van Noort, sp. n.
Tessmannella spinosa Hedicke, 1912: 303

Key to species of Tessmannella (both sexes)

(Available online at http://www.waspweb.org/Cynipoidea/Keys/index.htm)

Taxon Treatment

  • Buffington, M; Noort, S; 2012: Revision of the Afrotropical Oberthuerellinae (Cynipoidea, Liopteridae) ZooKeys, 202: 1-154. doi

Other References

  1. Hedicke H (1912) Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Cynipiden. I. Eine neue Gattung aus der Unterfamilia der Obertürellinae. Entomologische Zeitschift 1912: 303-304.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Benoit P (1955) Les Liopteridae Oberthurellinae du Congo Belge. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 52: 283-293.
  3. Quinlan J (1979) A revisionary classification of the Cynipoidea (Hymenoptera) of the Ethiopean zoologeographical region. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History 39: 85-133.
  4. Ronquist F (1995) Phylogeny and classification of the Liopteridae, an archaic group of cynipoid wasps (Hymenoptera). Entomologica Scandinavica Supplement 46: 1-74.