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Key to Anteon species

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

ClassificationIdentification keys


Females

1. Brachypterous ...Anteon brachypterum Olmi

- Fully winged ...2

2. Protarsomere 4 approximately as long as, or slightly shorter, or longer than basal part of 5 ...3

- Protarsomere 4 at most 0.5 as long as basal part of 5 ...46

3. Propodeal declivity with 2 complete longitudinal keels ...4

- Propodeal declivity without longitudinal keels or with two incomplete longitudinal keels ...8

4. Head reticulate rugose or granulate ...5

- Head punctate, unsculptured among punctures, not reticulate rugose ...7

5. Head granulate ...Anteon musmani Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

- Head reticulate rugose ...6

6. Clypeus and frons black; forewing with 1 dark spot around 2r-rs&Rs vein; posterior surface of pronotum longer than mesoscutum, almost completely granulate ...Anteon beankanum Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

- Clypeus and anterior surface of frons near clypeus and along inner margin of eyes testaceous; forewing hyaline, without dark spots; posterior surface of pronotum shorter than mesoscutum, crossed by transverse keels and with posterior third punctate ...Anteon haladai Olmi

7. Body totally testaceous ...Anteon traorei Olmi

- Body black, with pronotum reddish or brown ...Anteon agile Olmi

8. Protarsomere 5 with inner side almost straight, without distinct apical region, with basal part longer than distal part ...9

- Protarsomere 5 with inner side curvilinear, with distinct apical region, usually with basal part shorter than distal part (occasionally protarsomere 5 with inner side almost straight and without distinct apical region, then with basal part much shorter than distal part ...10

9. Forewing with two dark transverse bands; pronotum with raised transverse carina between anterior and posterior surfaces ...Anteon maritimum (Turner)

- Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands; pronotum without raised transverse carina between anterior and posterior surfaces ...Anteon merinum Olmi

10. Propodeal declivity with two incomplete longitudinal keels, reaching about 0.5 length of propodeal declivity ...Anteon sakalavense Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

- Propodeal declivity without longitudinal keels ...11

11. Forewing with distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein more than 0.5 as long as proximal part ...12

- Forewing with distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein 0.5 , or less than 0.5 as long as proximal part ...17

12. Pronotum with posterior surface longer than anterior surface, more than 0.5 as long as mesoscutum ...13

- Pronotum with posterior surface shorter than anterior surface, less than 0.5 as long as mesoscutum ...15

13. Head and mesosoma completely testaceous (posterior surface of pronotum with raised carina on both anterior and lateral margins ...Anteon mabibiense Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

- Head and mesosoma mostly or totally black; posterior surface of pronotum without raised carinae ...14

14. Protarsomere 5 with apex very prominent ...Anteon urbani Olmi

- Protarsomere 5 with apex less prominent ...Anteon kasaicum (Benoit)

15. Body mostly testaceous-reddish ...Anteon fiorii Olmi

- Body mostly black ...16

16. Head and mesosoma completely black (except mandible testaceous) ...Anteon kivuanum (Benoit)

- Head and mesosoma black, with many areas or spots on head and mesosoma testaceous-reddish ...Anteon fiorii Olmi

17. Forewing with 12 dark transverse bands or spots ...18

- Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands or spots; occasionally forewing completely darkened ...32

18. Propodeal declivity sculptured by strong transverse keels, not reticulate rugose ...Anteon taylori Olmi

- Propodeal declivity slightly or strongly reticulate rugose, occasionally also granulate, with or without transverse keels ...19

19. Head completely strongly reticulate rugose ...20

- Head completely or almost completely granulate, with slight tracks of areolae, or sculptured by numerous irregular and longitudinal striae, or only with frons reticulate rugose (then vertex granulate) ...25

20. Head and mesosoma almost totally black ...21

- Head and mesosoma totally or mostly testaceous-reddish ...24

21. Protarsomere 5 with basal part slightly shorter than distal part ...Anteon kibalense Olmi, van Noort & Guglielmino

- Protarsomere 5 with basal part much shorter than distal part ...22

22. Protarsomere 5 with apex bent and with shorter lamellae ...Anteon zimbabwense Olmi

- Protarsomere 5 with apex straight, not bent, and with very long lamellae ...23

23. Vertex of head with two complete strong oblique keels from lateral ocelli to occipital carina (as in Deinodryinus) ...Anteon beaveri Olmi

- Vertex of head without two strong oblique keels from lateral ocelli to occipital carina (occasionally oblique keels incomplete) ...Anteon fiorii Olmi

24. Mesoscutum strongly or slightly granulate, occasionally almost unsculptured, not reticulate rugose ...Anteon fiorii Olmi

- Mesoscutum granulate and partly reticulate rugose ...Anteon canabense (Benoit)

25. Posterior surface of pronotum with raised carina on both anterior and lateral margins ...Anteon mubfs Olmi, van Noort & Guglielmino

- Posterior surface of pronotum without raised carinae, or with raised carina only on lateral margins or only on anterior margin, never with raised carina on both anterior and lateral margins ...26

26. Head granulate and sculptured by numerous irregular and longitudinal striae ...Anteon abditum Olmi

- Head completely or almost completely granulate, with only slight tracks of areolae, not sculptured by longitudinal striae ...27

27. Head and thorax totally or almost totally testaceous-reddish or brown-reddish or dark reddish-brown ...Anteon townesi Olmi

- Head and thorax totally or almost totally black ...28

28. Forewing with one dark transverse band around 2r-rs&Rs vein, or with very slight dark spot situated across 2R1 cell ...29

- Forewing with two dark transverse bands ...30

29. Forewing with one dark transverse band around 2r-rs&Rs vein ...Anteon dayi Olmi

- Forewing with one very slight dark spot situated across 2R1 cell ...Anteon ugandanum Olmi

30. Propodeal declivity with areolae approximately as large as those of metapectal-propodeal disc ...Anteon gabonense Olmi

- Propodeal declivity with areolae less wide than those of metapectal-propodeal disc ...31

31. Protarsomere 5 with apex very slender (posterior surface of pronotum approximately as long as mesoscutum ...Anteon tetense Olmi

- Protarsomere 5 with apex less slender (posterior surface of pronotum much shorter than mesoscutum ...Anteon urbani Olmi

32. Head at least partly reticulate rugose or sculptured by irregular longitudinal striae ...33

- Head not reticulate rugose nor sculptured by irregular longitudinal striae ...38

33. Forewing completely darkened ...Anteon accurrens Olmi in part

- Forewing hyaline, not darkened or at most with dark spot around 2r-rs&Rs vein ...34

34. Protarsomere 5 (with less than 20 proximal and medial lamellae, with distal region very long and slender; distal group of lamellae located far from medial lamellae ...Anteon elongatum Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

- Protarsomere 5 with more than 20 proximal and medial lamellae, with distal region usually very short; distal group of lamellae usually located near medial lamellae ...35

35. Head at least partly sculptured by irregular longitudinal striae, mainly on frons ...Anteon accurrens Olmi in part

- Head without irregular longitudinal striae ...36

36. Head granulate, with frons completely or partly reticulate rugose; mesoscutum granulate, not reticulate rugose; body mostly black ...Anteon ugandanum Olmi

- Head completely granulate and reticulate rugose; mesoscutum partly reticulate rugose; body mostly testaceous-reddish or black ...37

37. Propodeal declivity granulate, except few irregular keels near margins; head and mesosoma testaceous-reddish, occasionally partly darkened ...Anteon canabense (Benoit)

- Propodeal declivity reticulate rugose; head and mesosoma black, except mandible testaceous ...Anteon dzanganum Olmi, van Noort & Guglielmino

38. Mesoscutum slightly punctate, unsculptured among punctures, not granulate or only slightly granulate ...39

- Mesoscutum completely or almost completely strongly granulate ...40

39. Body almost totally black; head completely granulate, without longitudinal and irregular striae ...Anteon kawandanum Olmi

- Body almost totally testaceous; head more or less granulate and with numerous irregular and longitudinal striae ...Anteon accurrens Olmi in part

40. Body mostly black ...41

- Body almost totally or mostly testaceous-reddish ...45

41. Mesosoma black, with pronotum totally or partly testaceous or testaceous-yellow; propleuron black or yellow-testaceous ...42

- Mesosoma completely black ...43

42. Frons with two lateral keels along orbits directed towards antennal toruli; mesoscutum completely granulate; posterior surface of pronotum with lateral borders rounded; prothorax black, except some regions testaceous ...Anteon variegatum Olmi

- Frons without two lateral keels along orbits directed towards antennal toruli; mesoscutum granulate, with posterior third and part of lateral regions reticulate rugose; posterior surface of pronotum with lateral sharp carinas separating disc from lateral regions; prothorax completely testaceous ...Anteon mcguirkae Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino

43. Notauli absent ...Anteon evertsi Olmi

- Notauli present ...44

44. Notauli reaching approximately 0.5 length of mesoscutum; propodeal declivity granulate, not reticulate rugose ...Anteon afrum Olmi

- Notauli reaching approximately 0.30.4 length of mesoscutum; propodeal declivity reticulate rugose ...Anteon abdulnouri Olmi

45. Body almost totally testaceous-reddish, with petiole black and part of mesosoma black ...Anteon turneri Olmi

- At least mesothorax and metapectal-propodeal disc completely black ...Anteon evertsi Olmi

46. Propodeal declivity without longitudinal keels, or with tracks of two longitudinal keels ...47

- Propodeal declivity with two strong longitudinal keels ...67

47. Pronotum with posterior surface very short, approximately 0.5 as long as mesoscutum, or shorter ...48

- Pronotum with posterior surface very long, more than 0.5 as long as mesoscutum ...65

48. Head and mesosoma completely testaceous or testaceous-reddish ...49

- Species almost completely black ...50

49. Head and mesosoma testaceous; mesoscutum finely punctate; propodeal declivity granulate; forewing crossed by faint transverse band ...Anteon anthereon Benoit

- Head and mesosoma testaceous-reddish; mesoscutum granulate; propodeal declivity reticulate rugose; forewing crossed by very dark transverse band ...Anteon transkeianum Olmi

50. Forewing with 12 dark transverse bands ...51

- Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands ...59

51. Head granulate, not reticulate rugose ...52

- Head reticulate rugose, or granulate and reticulate rugose, or granulate and very slightly rugose ...53

52. Frons with one median keel and tracks of 2 lateral keels near orbits directed towards antennal toruli ...Anteon namibiense Olmi

- Frons without median and lateral keels ...Anteon occultum Olmi & van Harten

53. Mesoscutum granulate or punctate and unsculptured among punctures, not reticulate rugose ...54

- Mesoscutum at least partly reticulate rugose ...57

54. Mesoscutum granulate, except unsculptured surface near anterior margin ...55

- Mesoscutum punctate and unsculptured among punctures ...56

55. Forewing with one dark transverse band or spot around 2r-rs&Rs vein ...Anteon simoni Olmi

- Forewing with two dark transverse bands ...Anteon nimbense Olmi

56. Metapectal-propodeal disc less than 0.5 as long as mesoscutellum + metanotum ...Anteon glabrum Olmi

- Metapectal-propodeal disc more than 0.5 as long as mesoscutellum + metanotum ...Anteon simoni Olmi

57. Propodeal declivity granulate and with many transverse keels ...Anteon gutturnium (Benoit)

- Propodeal declivity reticulate rugose, without transverse keels ...58

58. Propodeal declivity with areolae very small, less wide than areolae of head; mesoscutellum reticulate rugose ...Anteon crowleydelmanorum Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino

- Propodeal declivity with areolae as large as areolae of head; mesoscutellum weakly granulate or unsculptured ...Anteon felice Olmi & van Harten

59. Head granulate, with evanescent rugosities or slight keels or furrows; head not reticulate rugose ...60

- Head completely reticulate rugose ...62

60. Protarsomere 5 with basal part approximately as long as distal part (mesoscutum granulate, with evanescent rugosities ...Anteon xericum Olmi & van Harten

- Protarsomere 5 with basal part much longer than distal part (mesoscutum granulate, or alutaceous, with numerous longitudinal slight keels or furrows ...61

61. Mesoscutum alutaceous, with numerous longitudinal slight keels or furrows ...Anteon arabicum Olmi

- Mesoscutum granulate ...Anteon nigropictum Olmi

62. Mesoscutum completely reticulate rugose ...63

- Mesoscutum not reticulate rugose (mesoscutum punctate, or alutaceous and with slight irregular folds, or slightly or strongly granulate, occasionally with irregular folds) ...64

63. Arolium very large, slightly shorter than basal part of protarsomere 5 (areolae of propodeal declivity about as large as those of metapectal-propodeal disc ...Anteon copelandi Olmi

- Arolium smaller, much shorter than basal part of protarsomere 5 (areolae of propodeal declivity less wide than those of metapectal-propodeal disc ...Anteon natalense Olmi

64. Mesoscutum punctate, unsculptured among punctures; posterior surface of pronotum almost completely reticulate rugose ...Anteon hoyoi Olmi

- Mesoscutum granulate, not punctate, occasionally with irregular folds; occasionally mesoscutum alutaceous, with slight irregular folds, not granulate; posterior surface of pronotum usually almost completely unsculptured or slightly granulate ...Anteon mingoae Olmi

65. Forewing with one dark transverse subapical band; propodeal declivity almost smooth, with slight irregular keels ...Anteon longiscapum (Ceballos)

- Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands; propodeal declivity strongly reticulate rugose ...66

66. Head completely reticulate rugose ...Anteon madagascolum (Benoit)

- Head completely granulate, not reticulate rugose, or with very slight areolae near clypeus ...Anteon medleri Olmi

67. Propodeal declivity with median area mostly smooth, with keels only around margins ...68

- Propodeal declivity with median area completely rugose, with many keels or areolae also in central region ...70

68. Forewing with one dark spot around 2r-rs&Rs vein ...Anteon pseudohova Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

- Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands or spots ...69

69. Protarsomere 5 with proximal and medial bristles, in addition to distal group of lamellae (notauli reaching approximately 0.40.5 length of mesoscutum ...Anteon hova Benoit

- Protarsomere 5 with proximal and medial lamellae, in addition to distal group of lamellae (notauli almost reaching posterior margin of mesoscutum ...Anteon zambianum Olmi

70. Head with OL longer than POL; forewing hyaline, not darkened ...Anteon compressicoxale (Benoit)

- Head with OL shorter than POL or less frequently about as long as POL; forewing hyaline or with 12 dark transverse bands ...71

71. Mesoscutum dull, completely or mostly reticulate rugose; species mostly reddish or black ...72

- Mesoscutum dull and weakly or strongly granulate, or shiny, smooth, slightly punctate, unsculptured among punctures; species mostly black ...74

72. Forewing hyaline, without darks transverse bands ...Anteon alteri Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino

- Forewing with one dark transverse band around 2r-rs&Rs vein ...73

73. Head and mesosoma mostly reddish; metanotum reticulate rugose ...Anteon rufonigrum Olmi

- Head and mesosoma black; metanotum sculptured by broad punctures, unsculptured among punctures ...Anteon shimbanum Olmi

74. Notauli reaching approximately 0.5 length of mesoscutum ...Anteon zairense Benoit or Anteon cautum Olmi

- Notauli absent, or not extending beyond 0.250.30 length of mesoscutum ...75

75. Protarsomere 5 with many proximal and medial bristles, without lamellae or at most with one lamella (propodeal declivity with median area as rugose as lateral areas ...Anteon inflatrix Benoit

- Protarsomere 5 with many proximal and medial lamellae, in addition to bristles (propodeal declivity with areolae of median area less wide than those of lateral areas ...Anteon bytebieri Olmi


Males

1. Propodeal declivity with two longitudinal keels (rarely reduced to only one keel) ...2

- Propodeal declivity without longitudinal keels ...27

2. Propodeal declivity with median area shiny, at least centrally unsculptured or granulate and not rugose ...3

- Propodeal declivity with median area dull, rugose, with many keels or areolae ...11

3. Head at least partly reticulate rugose or sculptured by irregular keels or striae ...4

- Head not rugose, not sculptured by irregular striae or keels; head completely punctate, unsculptured among punctures, at most with two tracks of oblique keels connecting lateral ocelli to occipital carina, or slightly striate on sides of lateral ocelli, or completely granulate, or punctate and granulate among punctures ...7

4. Paramere without distal inner process ...5

- Paramere with distal inner process ...6

5. Paramere with proximal or subdistal inner lobe provided with mosaic sculpture ...Anteon kwazuluense Olmi

- Paramere without inner lobe ...Anteon zairense Benoit

6. Forewing hyaline, without dark bands; distal inner process of paramere with inner margin slightly excavated ...Anteon griswoldi Olmi

- Forewing broadly darkened; distal inner process of paramere with inner margin convex ...Anteon nigerrimum Olmi

7. Head punctate, unsculptured among punctures (occasionally with two tracks of oblique keels connecting lateral ocelli to occipital carina, or slightly striate on sides of lateral ocelli) ...8

- Head granulate or punctate and granulate among punctures ...9

8. Frons with two lateral keels directed towards antennal toruli; dorsal membranous process of paramere very broad ...Anteon oriphilum Kieffer

- Frons without two lateral keels directed towards antennal toruli; dorsal membranous process of paramere very slender ...Anteon suboriphilum Olmi

9. Mesoscutum completely granulate ...Anteon hoekense Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

- Mesoscutum unsculptured, or punctate and unsculptured among punctures, at most slightly granulate near anterior margin ...10

10. Paramere without distal inner rounded process (notauli reaching approximately 0.4 length of mesoscutum ...Anteon georgense Olmi

- Paramere with distal inner rounded process (notauli reaching approximately 0.65 length of mesoscutum ...Anteon fabulosum Olmi

11. Head completely or mostly punctate and smooth; at most only vertex and temple rugose ...12

- Head completely or mostly reticulate rugose; occasionally with large region sculptured by numerous longitudinal and parallel keels ...16

12. Paramere with distal inner pointed process ...13

- Paramere without distal inner pointed process ...14

13. Paramere with very sharp distal inner process ...Anteon agile Olmi

- Paramere with rounded (or slightly sharp (distal inner process ...Anteon suboriphilum Olmi

14. Vertex with two short oblique keels connecting lateral ocelli to occipital carina ...Anteon opacum Olmi & van Harten

- Vertex without oblique keels connecting lateral ocelli to occipital carina ...15

15. Dorsal membranous process of paramere wide and very short ...Anteon fisheri Olmi

- Dorsal membranous process of paramere slender and long ...Anteon zairense Benoit

16. Paramere with proximal inner process provided or not with mosaic sculpture ...Anteon malagasy Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

- Paramere without inner process or at most with process located distally ...17

17. Paramere with pointed or rounded distal inner process ...18

- Paramere without pointed or rounded distal inner process ...22

18. Distal inner process of paramere with outer margin provided with many small papillae ...Anteon ambrense Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

- Distal inner process of paramere with outer margin not provided with many small papillae ...19

19. Distal inner process of paramere large and with inner margin slightly excavated ...20

- Distal inner process of paramere smaller and with inner margin not excavated ...21

20. Mesoscutum punctate, unsculptured among punctures ...Anteon griswoldi Olmi

- Mesoscutum granulate ...Anteon inane Olmi

21. Dorsal membranous process of paramere bare ...Anteon cautum Olmi

- Distal area of dorsal membranous process of paramere setose ...Anteon whartoni Olmi

22. Anterior half or third of frons sculptured by many parallel longitudinal keels; clypeus smooth or sculptured by many parallel longitudinal keels ...Anteon tanzanianum Olmi

- Anterior half of frons completely reticulate rugose, not sculptured by parallel keels; clypeus always smooth ...23

23. Mesoscutum completely granulate and rugose, occasionally with anterior surface rugose and rest of surface slightly granulate ...24

- Mesoscutum at least partly punctate, unsculptured among punctures ...25

24. Head granulate and very strongly reticulate rugose ...Anteon sanyatense Olmi

- Head granulate and very slightly rugose ...Anteon gutturnium (Benoit)

25. Propodeal declivity with median area sculptured by areolae less wide than those of lateral areas ...Anteon abruptum Olmi

- Propodeal declivity with median area sculptured by areolae as large as those of lateral areas ...26

26. Paramere slightly shorter than penis ...Anteon zairense Benoit

- Paramere much shorter than penis ...Anteon inflatrix Benoit

27. Paramere without distal inner pointed or rounded process ...28

- Paramere with distal inner pointed or rounded process ...65

28. Metapectal-propodeal disc without strong transverse posterior keel ...29

- Metapectal-propodeal disc with strong transverse posterior keel ...36

29. Head granulate, occasionally granulate and rugose ...30

- Head punctate or unsculptured, at most with vertex and temple granulate ...33

30. Paramere with numerous papillae on inner side (head granulate and slightly reticulate rugose ...Anteon xericum Olmi & van Harten

- Paramere without papillae on inner side (head granulate, not rugose ...31

31. Mesoscutum dull, completely granulate ...Anteon ugandanum Olmi

- Mesoscutum not completely granulate, at most very slightly granulate only near lateral and posterior margins ...32

32. Mesoscutum punctate, unsculptured among punctures, not granulate ...Anteon kawandanum Olmi

- Mesoscutum very slightly punctate, unsculptured among punctures, very slightly granulate near lateral and posterior margins ...Anteon afrum Olmi

33. Head unsculptured or very slightly punctate, occasionally with vertex and temple granulate ...Anteon capei Olmi

- Head strongly punctate ...34

34. Paramere approximately as long as penis ...Anteon harteni Olmi

- Paramere much shorter than penis (Notauli approximately reaching 0.5 length of mesoscutum; head with OPL shorter than OL ...Anteon mosseli Olmi

- Notauli approximately reaching 0.3 length of mesoscutum; head with OPL much longer than OL ...Anteon boharti Olmi

36. Head completely granulate, without areolae or irregular keels ...37

- Head reticulate rugose, or with irregular keels or slight areolae, granulate among areolae and keels; rarely head unsculptured or finely punctate ...46

37. Mesoscutum dull, completely granulate ...38

- Mesoscutum not granulate, at most slightly granulate only near lateral and posterior margins ...43

38. Notauli reaching approximately 0.5 length of mesoscutum ...Anteon ugandanum Olmi

- Notauli very short, present near anterior margin of mesoscutum, reaching at most 0.3 length of mesoscutum ...39

39. Head with OPL approximately 0.5 as long as TL; antenna almost moniliform ...Anteon dayi Olmi

- Head with OPL as long as, or slightly shorter or longer than TL; antenna filiform or almost moniliform ...40

40. Paramere with inner lobe with mosaic pattern ...Anteon kwazuluense Olmi

- Paramere without inner lobe with mosaic pattern ...41

41. Paramere with inner side not provided with papillae (rarely with few papillae ...Anteon evertsi Olmi

- Paramere with inner side provided with numerous papillae ...42

42. Antenna filiform, with antennomere 4 more than twice as long as broad ...Anteon tulearense Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

- Antenna almost moniliform, with antennomere 4 as long as broad ...Anteon majunganum Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

43. Mesoscutum very slightly punctate, unsculptured among punctures, slightly granulate near lateral and posterior margins ...44

- Mesoscutum punctate, unsculptured among punctures, not granulate ...45

44. Paramere without proximal inner lobe ...Anteon afrum Olmi

- Paramere with proximal inner lobe ...Anteon umtatense Olmi

45. Paramere with inner medial process surrounded by membranous band ...Anteon abdulnouri Olmi

- Paramere without inner medial process surrounded by membranous band ...Anteon kawandanum Olmi

46. Paramere much shorter than penis ...47

- Paramere as long as, or slightly shorter than penis ...49

47. Mesoscutum granulate, occasionally with part of surface near anterior margin rugose or unsculptured ...Anteon gutturnium (Benoit)

- Mesoscutum not granulate ...48

48. Mesoscutum punctate, unsculptured among punctures ...Anteon kivuanum (Benoit)

- Mesoscutum with surface near anterior margin rugose; rest of mesoscutum sculptured by slight irregular striae and unsculptured among striae ...Anteon kenyanum Olmi

49. Mesoscutum completely strongly reticulate rugose and granulate ...50

- Mesoscutum not completely reticulate rugose, at most with anterior half or third or smaller surface near anterior margin reticulate rugose ...51

50. Head with OPL about 0.5 as long as OOL ...Anteon harinhalai Olmi

- Head with OPL about as long as OOL ...Anteon nkubayei Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino

51. Mesoscutum with anterior half reticulate rugose and remaining surface unsculptured or slightly granulate ...Anteon reunionense Olmi

- Mesoscutum not reticulate rugose, or at most rugose only near anterior margin ...52

52. Mesoscutum sculptured by many longitudinal subparallel irregular keels, except anterior third reticulate rugose ...Anteon makererense Olmi, van Noort & Guglielmino

- Mesoscutum not sculptured by many longitudinal subparallel irregular keels ...53

53. Paramere with inner lobe ...54

- Paramere without inner lobe ...57

54. Paramere with distal inner lobe not covered with papillae, with few papillae on inner margin ...Anteon sublobatum Olmi

- Paramere with subdistal or proximal inner lobe covered or not with papillae ...55

55. Paramere with subdistal inner lobe covered or not with papillae, without mosaic pattern ...Anteon madagascolum (Benoit)

- Paramere with proximal or subdistal inner lobe with mosaic pattern (not covered with papillae ...56

56. Mesoscutum granulate, with region restricted to anterior margin slightly rugose ...Anteon kwazuluense Olmi

- Mesoscutum punctate, unsculptured among punctures ...Anteon ngoyense Olmi

57. Inner side of paramere with many papillae ...58

- Inner side of paramere without papillae ...59

58. Propodeal declivity with areolae less wide than those of metapectal-propodeal disc; vertex of head without two oblique keels connecting lateral ocelli to occipital carina ...Anteon xericum Olmi & van Harten

- Propodeal declivity with areolae about as large as those of metapectal-propodeal disc; vertex of head with two strong oblique keels connecting lateral ocelli to occipital carina (as in Deinodryinus) ...Anteon jacksoni Olmi

59. Paramere candelabrum shaped (with distal half very narrow and with inner lobe ...Anteon madagascolum (Benoit)

- Paramere not candelabrum shaped (usually with distal half broader (rarely with distal half narrow, then not candelabrum shaped ...60

60. Paramere with distal inner rounded process ...Anteon cautum Olmi

- Paramere without distal inner rounded process ...61

61. Mesoscutum dull, strongly granulate, with or without anterior fourth rugose ...Anteon gutturnium (Benoit)

- Mesoscutum shiny, mostly unsculptured, or punctate and unsculptured among punctures, or very slightly granulate ...62

62. Notauli reaching approximately 0.5 length of mesoscutum ...Anteon accurrens Olmi

- Notauli reaching approximately 0.250.40 length of mesoscutum ...63

63. Mesoscutum punctate, unsculptured among punctures, with slight striae on lateral regions and near anterior margin ...Anteon felice Olmi & van Harten

- Mesoscutum unsculptured, or slightly granulate, or mostly punctate and unsculptured among punctures, without striae ...64

64. Dorsal proximal membranous process of paramere short and wide ...Anteon kivuanum (Benoit)

- Dorsal proximal membranous process of paramere long and slender ...Anteon zairense Benoit

65. Distal inner process of paramere with apex situated near apex of paramere ...66

- Distal inner process of paramere with apex situated fart from apex of paramere ...73

66. Clypeus completely sculptured by many longitudinal and subparallel keels ...Anteon striatum Olmi

- Clypeus not sculptured by longitudinal and subparallel keels ...67

67. Dorsal membranous process of paramere with many sensorial setae ...Anteon semajanna Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino

- Dorsal membranous process of paramere without sensorial setae ...68

68. Mesoscutum completely reticulate rugose and granulate ...Anteon granulatum Olmi, van Noort & Guglielmino

- Mesoscutum not completely reticulate rugose, at most with small surface near anterior margin rugose ...69

69. Mesoscutum slightly granulate throughout ...70

- Mesoscutum mostly or completely unsculptured or punctate and unsculptured among punctures ...71

70. Dorsal membranous process of paramere longer than volsella ...Anteon emeritum Olmi

- Dorsal membranous process of paramere shorter than volsella ...Anteon cautum Olmi

71. Dorsal membranous process of paramere longer than volsella ...Anteon emeritum Olmi

- Dorsal membranous process of paramere shorter than volsella ...72

72. Dorsal membranous process of paramere unsetose ...Anteon cautum Olmi

- Distal area of dorsal membranous process of paramere setose ...Anteon whartoni Olmi

73. Head slightly or strongly granulate, with numerous irregular transverse keels, or completely or partly reticulate rugose ...74

- Head completely granulate, without irregular keels, not rugose ...78

74. Mesoscutum shiny, unsculptured ...Anteon maritimum (Turner)

- Mesoscutum dull, granulate or rugose ...75

75. Mesoscutum rugose ...Anteon blacki Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino

- Mesoscutum granulate ...76

76. Notauli reaching about 0.5 length of mesoscutum; frontal line absent ...Anteon cautum Olmi

- Notauli reaching about 0.250.30 length of mesoscutum; frontal line complete ...77

77. Mesoscutum strongly granulate ...Anteon inane Olmi

- Mesoscutum very weakly granulate ...Anteon maritimum (Turner)

78. Head with TL approximately twice as long as OPL ...Anteon medleri Olmi

- Head with TL slightly longer than OPL ...79

79. Mesoscutum unsculptured ...Anteon garambanum Olmi

- Mesoscutum granulate ...Anteon danielssoni Olmi


References

Olmi, M., Copeland, R.S. & van Noort, S. 2019. Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea). Zootaxa 4630: 1619. 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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