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Key to Adryinus species

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Chrysidoidea; Family: Dryinidae; Subfamily: Gonatopodinae; Genus: Adryinus)

ClassificationIdentification keys


Females
1. Pronotum with disc very prominent and pointed; mesopleuron very prominent ...Adryinus cerrutii (Benoit)

- Pronotum with disc prominent and not pointed; mesopleuron less prominent  ...2

2. Enlarged claw without subapical tooth ...Adryinus donaldsoni Olmi

- Enlarged claw with one large subapical tooth ...3

3. Forewing with distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein approximately as long as proximal part ...4

- Forewing with distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein at least 1.4 × as long as proximal part ...6

4. Enlarged claw with one row of lamellae; occipital carina incomplete, reaching approximately 0.6 length of OOL; occiput granulate, not sculptured by keels ...Adryinus brothersi Olmi

- Enlarged claw with one row of bristles, without lamellae; occipital carina absent; occiput sculptured by many keels ...5

5. Pronotum totally black; legs and antenna black ...Adryinus oweni Olmi

- Pronotum black, except lateral regions reddish; legs and antenna totally testaceous–reddish  ...Adryinus rugidorsalis (Turner)

6. Occiput granulate, without parallel keels; occipital carina distinct and incomplete ...Adryinus nigerianus Olmi

- Occiput sculptured by many parallel keels; occipital carina absent  ...7

7. Frons and vertex of head granulate and with many longitudinal keels; mesoscutellum granulate, reticulate rugose or with many longitudinal keels; clypeus black ...Adryinus bellicosus (Benoit)

- Frons and vertex of head granulate and reticulate rugose, without longitudinal keels, except for frontal line; mesoscutellum granulate and reticulate rugose, without longitudinal keels; clypeus ferruginous–reddish ...Adryinus mostovskii Olmi

Males
Unknown.


References

Olmi, M., Copeland, R.S. & van Noort, S. 2019. Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea). Zootaxa 4630: 1–619. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4630.1.1


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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