Pseudapanteles teofilodelatorrei

General description: 

Holotype: ♀ in CNC. COSTA RICA, ACG, Guanacaste Province, Sector El Hacha, Quebrada La Leona, 255m, 11.03028, -85.54781, 3.v.2011. ACG database code: DHJPAR0048162.
Paratype. 1 ♀ (CNC). COSTA RICA, ACG database codes: DHJPAR0045346.
Diagnosis. It belongs to the annulicornis species-group, and can be separated from other species within that group based on metacoxa dark brown to black, ovipositor sheaths at least 1.0 × as long as metatibia, length of body and fore wing over 2.8 mm, and shape of T1 and T2.
Description. Female. Body length 2.8–2.9 mm. Fore wing length 3.0–3.1 mm. Head color: mostly dark brown to black; except for orange on most of frons and face, and yellow clypeus, labrum, mandibles, and spot on lower corner of gena near oral foramen. Flagellomere color: all flagellomere brown to black. Mesosoma color: mostly dark brown to black, with pronotum, propleura, anteromesoscutum, spot on mesopleura, and scutellar disc at least partially orange. Metasoma color (dorsally): mediotergites 1–2 orange-yellow, rest of mediotergites brown. Coxae color: pale/pale/mostly or completely dark. Metatibia color: mostly pale, with posterior 0.1–0.2 dark. Metatarsus color: dark. Pterostigma color: mostly dark, but with anterior pale spot. Mediotergite 1 length/width at posterior margin 1.6–2.0 ×. Mediotergite 1 maximum width/width at posterior margin 1.5–1.6 ×. Mediotergite 2 width at posterior margin/length: 4.4–4.5 ×. Mediotergite 2 sculpture: Mostly smoth and polished. Ovipositor sheaths length: 1.0 × 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