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Generic redefinition and a new species of Nesolinoceras Ashmead (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Cryptinae). (American Museum novitates, no. 3858)

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dc.contributor.author Santos, Bernardo F.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-12T15:19:19Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-12T15:19:19Z
dc.date.issued 2016-05-11
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/6652
dc.description 16 pages : color illustrations, map ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description.abstract The generic limits of Nesolinoceras Ashmead are redefined. The genus is characterized by the supraclypeal and supraantennal areas covered by distinct, uniformly spaced striae; antenna without white band; foretibia distinctly swollen, fusiform; forewing with extensive fuscous bands; areolet large, pentagonal, longer than wide, distinctly convergent; spiracle of first metasomal tergite placed at midlength; and ventral valve of ovipositor apically dilated and overlapping dorsal valve as a lobe. The type species, N. ornatipennis (Cresson) is redescribed, illustrated, and newly recorded from the Bahamas and the Cayman Islands. A new species, N. laluzbrillante, sp. nov., is described from the Dominican Republic. It is diagnosed mainly by having mesopleuron, propodeum, and metasoma extensively marked with blackish and whitish stripes and spots; clypeus in front view with base almost as wide as apex; central ocellus about as large as lateral ones; epicnemial carina short, reaching only 0.4 of length to subalar ridge; and areolet crossveins 2r-m and 3r-m distinctly convergent, but far from meeting on anterior apex of areolet. Previously thought to be restricted to Cuba, Nesolinoceras seems to be relatively widespread in the Caribbean Islands. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher American Museum of Natural History. en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates;no.3858.
dc.subject Nesolinoceras. en_US
dc.subject Nesolinoceras ornatipennis. en_US
dc.subject Nesolinoceras laluzbrillante. en_US
dc.subject Ichneumonidae. en_US
dc.subject Bahamas. en_US
dc.subject Cayman Islands. en_US
dc.subject Dominican Republic. en_US
dc.subject West Indies. en_US
dc.title Generic redefinition and a new species of Nesolinoceras Ashmead (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Cryptinae). (American Museum novitates, no. 3858) en_US
dc.title.alternative New species of Nesolinoceras Ashmead. en_US


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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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