Apanteles angelsolisi

General description: 

Type locality. COSTA RICA, Guanacaste, ACG, Sector Santa Rosa, Quebrada Guapote,
240m, 10.82690, -85.60413.
Holotype. ♀ in CNC. Specimen labels: 1. COSTA RICA, Guanacaste, ACG,
Sector Santa Rosa, Quebrada Guapote, 07.viii.1996, 240m, 10.82690, -85.60413,
Paratypes. 58 ♀, 19 ♂ (BMNH, CNC, INBIO, INHS, NMNH). COSTA
RICA, ACG database codes: See Appendix 2 for detailed label data.
Description. Female. Metatibia color (outer face): with extended pale coloration
(light yellow to orange–yellow), ranging from 0.4 to almost entire metatibia length.
Fore wing veins color: veins C+Sc+R and R1 with brown coloration restricted narrowly
to borders, interior area of those veins and pterostigma (and sometimes veins r, 2RS
and 2M) transparent or white; other veins mostly transparent. Antenna length/body
length: antenna about as long as body (head to apex of metasoma); if slightly shorter,
at least extending beyond anterior 0.7 metasoma length. Body length (head to apex of
metasoma): 2.3–2.4 mm, 2.5–2.6 mm, rarely 2.1–2.2 mm. Fore wing length: 2.3–2.4
mm, 2.5–2.6 mm, rarely 2.1–2.2 mm. Metafemur length/width: 2.8–2.9 or 3.0–3.1.
Mediotergite 1 length/width at posterior margin: 2.5–2.6. Mediotergite 1 maximum width/width at posterior margin: 1.6–1.7. Ovipositor sheaths length/metafemur
length: 0.9 or 1.0. Ovipositor sheaths length/metatibia length: 0.7 or 0.8.
Molecular data. Sequences in BOLD: 11, barcode compliant sequences: 9.
Biology/ecology. Gregarious (Fig. 305). Hosts: Hesperiidae, Achalarus toxeus,
Thessia jalapus, Urbanus albimargo.
Distribution. Costa Rica, ACG.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith