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carballoi Hansson

Emersonella carballoi Hansson, head and scape lateral, female.

Emersonella carballoi Hansson, head and scape lateral, male.

Original description

Hansson, C. 2002. Eulophidae of Costa Rica, 1. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, 67:36.

Synonyms

None.

Diagnosis

Female flagellum flattened and stout, flagellomeres with anterior margin straight (i.e. not narrowed off); malar sulcus missing; thoracic dorsum flat; scutellum transverse, 0.8X as long as wide; mesoscutum and scutellum with engraved reticulation; propodeum with two large anterolateral foveas. Similar to fuscipennis, but differs in having a more stout head (lateral view) and a more stout scape. Also similar to planiceps, but differs in not having vertex and upper frons in same plane, and scape less stout.

Distribution

Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad & Tobago.

Biology

Parasite in eggs of Charidotella sp. and Agroiconota bivittata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).

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Depository of primary type

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