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Key to Echthrodelphax species

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

ClassificationIdentification keys


Females
1. Mesoscutum black; forewing usually hyaline, without dark transverse bands, rarely with small dark spot or dark band around 2r-rs&Rs vein ...Echthrodelphax migratorius Benoit

- Mesoscutum at least partly testaceous or testaceous-reddish; forewing with 12 dark transverse bands ...Echthrodelphax tauricus Ponomarenko

Males

1. Paramere with dorsal process short and lobe-shaped ...Echthrodelphax tauricus Ponomarenko

- Paramere with dorsal process very long and sculptured with a mosaic pattern ...Echthrodelphax migratorius Benoit

 


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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