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Key to Anteoninae genera

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

ClassificationIdentification keys


Females
 


1. Inner side of enlarged claw with proximal prominence not bearing bristles (A, B), with one–two short bristles or peg-like hairs located further distally than proximal prominence (A) ...Deinodryinus R. Perkins

- Inner side of enlarged claw with proximal prominence bearing one long bristle (a, b) ...2
 


2. Forewing with distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein as long as, or longer than proximal part (A, B); occasionally distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein slightly shorter than proximal part, then metapectal-propodeal complex without strong transverse keel (A)...Lonchodryinus Kieffer

- Forewing with distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein much shorter than proximal part (a,b); occasionally distal part of stigmal vein slightly shorter than proximal part, then metapectal-propodeal complex with strong transverse keel (a)...Anteon Jurine
 


Males
 


1. Forewing with pterostigma 4X or more than 4X as long as broad (A), occasionally less than 4X as long as broad, but then paramere with branch wrapping penis (B) ...Deinodryinus R. Perkins

- Forewing with pterostigma less than 4X as long as broad (a); paramere usually without branch wrapping penis (b) ...2
 


2. Forewing with distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein much shorter than proximal part (A); occasionally slightly shorter, or as long as, or longer than proximal part, then metapectal-propodeal complex with strong transverse posterior keel (B)...Anteon Jurine

- Forewing with distal part of 2r-rs&Rs vein as long as, or longer than proximal part (a), occasionally slightly shorter than proximal part, then metapectal-propodeal disc without transverse posterior keel (b)...Lonchodryinus Kieffer
 


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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