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Trjapitziniola popovi Belizin

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Cynipoidea; Family: Figitidae; Subfamily: Pycnostigminae; Genus: Trjapitziniola)

Tylosema popovi Belizin, 1951. Holotype: in Zoological Museum, Academy of Sciences, St. Petersberg, Russia. Type Locality: ARMENIA: Sisian.

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Distribution

Armenia, Turkmenistan.

Biology

Unknown.

Diagnosis

Separated from T. vanharteni by having scape 1.25x length of radicle (2x length of radicle in T. vanharteni) posterior portion of mesopleuron smooth (entirely striate in T. vanharteni), having entire metapleuron crenulate (ventrally smooth in T. vanharteni) and having ventro-posterior aspects of propodeum glabrous (densely setose in T. vanharteni).

Etymology

Unknown.

References

Buffington, M.L. & van Noort, S. 2007. A world revision of Pycnostigminae (Cynipoidea: Figitidae) with descriptions of seven new species. Zootaxa 1392: 1-30

Credits

Photographs of NON-TYPE Matt Buffington (Systematic Entomology Laboratory, USDA/ARS), first published in Zootaxa 1392.

Map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

Matt Buffington (Systematic Entomology Laboratory, USDA/ARS) and Mattias Forshage (Swedish Museum of Natural History) both played an integral role in the development of the Cynipoidea pages.

 

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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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