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callainum Hansson

Driopteron callainum Hansson, antenna lateral, female.

Driopteron callainum Hansson, antenna lateral, male.

Driopteron callainum Hansson, head frontal, female.

Driopteron callainum Hansson, thoracic dorsum, female.

Driopteron callainum Hansson, forewing, female.

Driopteron callainum Hansson, phallobase, female.

Original description

Hansson, C. 2004. Eulophidae of Costa Rica, 2. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, 75:134.




Marginal vein distorted and with a strong tuft of black setae medially; frontal suture missing close to eyes; dark species: frons infuscate to pale brown, vertex dark brown, mesoscutum predominantly or completely metallic bluish-green, scutellum predominantly or completely dark brown; fore wing with ten admarginal setae; FM/HM = 0.8.


Costa Rica.


From gall midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) “circle of craters” galls on Avicennia germinans (Verbenaceae).


Depository of primary type

Holotype female in Natural History Museum (BMNH), London, England.