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fuscipennis Girault

Emersonella fuscipennis Girault, antenna lateral, female.

Emersonella fuscipennis Girault, head and scape lateral, female.

Emersonella fuscipennis Girault, head and scape lateral, male.

Emersonella fuscipennis Girault, vertex, female.

Emersonella fuscipennis Girault, thoracic dorsum, female.

Original description

Girault, A.A., 1920. Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum, 58:196.

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 carballoi, but differs in having a more slender head (lateral view) and a more slender scape.

Distribution

Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama, Peru, Saint Vincent, Trinidad & Tobago.

Biology

Parasite in eggs of Agroiconota bivittata Say (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).

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Depository of primary type

Holotype female in United States National Museum of Natural History (USNM), Washington, D.C., USA.