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Key to Neodryinus species

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

ClassificationIdentification keys

1. Mesoscutum unsculptured ...Neodryinus bimaculatus Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

- Mesoscutum at least partly reticulate rugose or sculptured by longitudinal keels or granulate ...2

2. Occipital carina absent; mesoscutum sculptured by many longitudinal keels, not reticulate rugose ...Neodryinus antiquus Benoit

- Occipital carina present behind and on sides of lateral ocelli; mesoscutum completely reticulate rugose ...3

3. Temple very prominent ...Neodryinus gigas Ceballos

- Temple less prominent ...4

4. Prothorax testaceous-reddish; rest of mesosoma partly black and partly testaceous-reddish; mesoscutum with median region reticulate rugose and lateral regions unsculptured ...Neodryinus osteni Olmi

- Mesosoma completely black; mesoscutum entirely reticulate rugose ...5

5. Enlarged claw with one row of short lamellae; hind wing hyaline, without dark band ...Neodryinus tussaci Olmi

- Enlarged claw with one row of long and slender lamellae; hind wing with distal third darkened ...Neodryinus keleboensis Olmi, Copeland & van Noort





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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