Apanteles diniamartinezae

General description: 

Type locality. COSTA RICA, Guanacaste, ACG, Sector Cacao, Estación Cacao,
1150m, 10.92691, -85.46822.
Holotype. ♀ in CNC. Specimen labels: 1. DHJPAR0002688. 2. COSTA
RICA: Guanacaste, Area de Consveración Guanacaste: Sector Cacao: Estación Cacao,
10/15/2002, Mariano Pereira. 3. 02-SRNP-24195, Astraptes augeas, feeding on Hampea
Paratypes. 39 ♀, 40 ♂ (BMNH, CNC, INBIO, INHS, NMNH). COSTA
RICA, ACG database codes: See Appendix 2 for detailed label data.
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 shorter than body (head to apex of metasoma), not
extending beyond anterior 0.7 metasoma length. Body length (head to apex of metasoma):
2.1–2.2 mm or 2.3–2.4 mm. Fore wing length: 2.3–2.4 mm or 2.5–2.6 mm.
Metafemur length/width: 2.8–2.9, 3.0–3.1, rarely 3.2–3.3. Mediotergite 1 length/
width at posterior margin: 2.1–2.2, 2.3–2.4, rarely 2.9 or more. 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 or 0.8.
Molecular data. Sequences in BOLD: 75, barcode compliant sequences: 63.
Biology/ecology. Gregarious (Fig. 309). Hosts: Hesperiidae, Astraptes augeas, Astraptes
obstupefactus, Astraptes syncedoche, Astraptes inflatio, Astraptes fruticibus. 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