Apanteles ciriloumanai

General description: 

Type locality. COSTA RICA, Alajuela, ACG, Sector San Cristobal, Sendero Corredor,
620m, 10.87868, -85.38963. Holotype. ♀ in CNC. Specimen labels: 1. DHJPAR0001616. 2. COSTA RICA:
Alajuela, ACG, Sector San Cristobal, Sendero Corredor, 30.vii.2002, 620m, 10.87868,
-85.38963, 02-SRNP-18526.
Paratypes. 20 ♀, 9 ♂ (BMNH, CNC, INBIO, INHS, NMNH). COSTA RICA,
ACG database codes: DHJPAR0001562, DHJPAR0001616, DHJPAR0002645,
DHJPAR0002659, DHJPAR0002685, DHJPAR0005299.
Description. Female. Metatibia color (outer face): entirely or mostly (>0.7 metatibia
length) dark brown to black, with yellow to white coloration usually restricted
to anterior 0.2 or less. 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, rarely 2.1–2.2 mm or
2.5–2.6 mm. Fore wing length: 2.5–2.6 mm, rarely 2.3–2.4 mm. Metafemur length/
width: 2.8–2.9. Mediotergite 1 length/width at posterior margin: 2.7–2.8. Mediotergite
1 maximum width/width at posterior margin: 1.6–1.7. Ovipositor sheaths length/
metafemur length: 0.7 or 0.8. Ovipositor sheaths length/metatibia length: 0.6 or 0.7.
Molecular data. Sequences in BOLD: 10, barcode compliant sequences: 10.
Biology/ecology. Gregarious (Fig. 308). Hosts: Hesperiidae, Bungalotis erythus.
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