Pseudapanteles rosemarykarpinskiae

General description: 

Holotype: ♀ in CNC. COSTA RICA, ACG, Guancaste Province, Sector Santa Rosa, Bosque San Emilio, 300m, 10.84389, -85.61384, ACG database code: DHJPAR0013244.
Paratypes. 15 ♀ (BMNH, CNC, INBio, INHS, NMNH). COSTA RICA, ACG database codes: DHJPAR0013246, DHJPAR0024750, DHJPAR0031583, DHJPAR0031599, DHJPAR0031644, DHJPAR0031648, DHJPAR0031654, DHJPAR0031715, DHJPAR0031746, DHJPAR0031748, DHJPAR0031754, DHJPAR0031817, DHJPAR0031833, DHJPAR0031835, DHJPAR0031836.
Diagnosis. It belongs to the gouleti species-group, and can be separated from other species within that group based on anteromesoscutum, axillar complex and head (except for clypeus, labrum and mandibles) entirely dark brown to black, and scape brown, same color as flagellomeres.
Description. Female. Body length 2.2–2.3 mm. Fore wing length 2.0–2.1 mm or 2.2–2.3 mm. Head color: mostly dark brown to black, except for yellow clypeus, labrum, mandibles, and spot on lower corner of gena near oral foramen. Flagellomere color: all flagellomere brown to black. Mesosoma color: entirely dark brown to black. Metasoma color (dorsally): entirely dark brown to black. Coxae color: pale/pale/mostly or completely dark. Metatibia color: pale. Metatarsus color: pale. Pterostigma color: entirely dark. Mediotergite 1 length/width at posterior margin 3.6–4.0 ×. Mediotergite 1 maximum width/width at posterior margin 1.9–2.0 ×. Mediotergite 2 width at posterior margin/length: 2.9–3.1 × or 3.8–3.9 ×. Mediotergite 2 sculpture: Mostly with longitudinally striate sculpture (sometimes with small, smooth area centrally). Ovipositor sheaths length: 1.0 × as long as metatibia or 1.1 × as long as metatibia. Male. Unknown.


Costa Rica, ACG dry 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