Pseudapanteles pedroleoni

General description: 

Holotype: ♀ in CNC. COSTA RICA, ACG, Alajuela Province, Sector San Cristobal, Rio Blanco Abajo, 500m, 10.90037, -85.37254, 6.v.2008. ACG database code: DHJPAR0027329.
Diagnosis. It belongs to the annulicornis species-group, and can be separated from other species within that group based on head entirely yellow-orange, anteromesoscutum with brown marks laterally and centrally on anterior 0.3, rest of mesosoma orange, and T2 smooth.
Description. Female. Body length 2.6–2.7 mm. Fore wing length 2.6–2.7 mm. Head color: entirely yellow to orange. Flagellomere color: all flagellomere brown to black. Mesosoma color: mostly orange to yellow-orange, but with anteromesoscutum with dark marks laterally and centrally on anterior 0.3. Metasoma color (dorsally): mostly dark brown to black, except for yellow-orange anterior 0.4–0.6 of mediotergite 1. Coxae color: all pale. Metatibia color: pale. Metatarsus color: pale. Pterostigma color: entirely dark, rarely mostly dark, but with anterior pale spot. Mediotergite 1 length/width at posterior margin 2.6–3.0 ×. Mediotergite 1 maximum width/width at posterior margin 1.9–2.0 ×. Mediotergite 2 width at posterior margin/length: 3.8–3.9 ×. Mediotergite 2 sculpture: Mostly smoth and polished. Ovipositor sheaths length: 1.0 × as long as metatibia. Male. Unknown.


Costa Rica, ACG rain forest.

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