Apanteles cynthiacorderoae

General description: 

Type locality. COSTA RICA, Guanacaste, ACG, Sector El Hacha, Sendero Bejuquilla,
280m, 11.03004, -85.52699.
Holotype. ♀ in CNC. Specimen labels: 1. COSTA RICA: Guanacaste, ACG,
Sector El Hacha, Sendero Bejuquilla, 05.v.2000, 280m, 11.03004, -85.52699, DHJPAR0001578.
Paratypes. 2 ♀, 6 ♂ (CNC, NMNH). COSTA RICA, ACG database codes:
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 2.5–2.6 mm. Fore wing
length: 2.5–2.6 mm. Metafemur length/width: 2.6–2.7 or 2.8–2.9. Mediotergite 1
length/width at posterior margin: 2.1–2.2. Mediotergite 1 maximum width/width at
posterior margin: 1.4–1.5 or 1.6–1.7. Ovipositor sheaths length/metafemur length:
0.8 or 0.9. Ovipositor sheaths length/metatibia length: 0.7.
Molecular data. Sequences in BOLD: 1, barcode compliant sequences: 1.
Biology/ecology. Gregarious. Hosts: Hesperiidae, Ocyba calathana.
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