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Published: 2019-12-20
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Discovery of a new species of Gonatopus (Hymenoptera: Dryinidae) from Colombia

Department of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, University of Tuscia, Via San Camillo de Lellis, I-01100 Viterbo, Italy
Tropical Entomology Research Center, Via De Gasperi 10, I-01100 Viterbo, Italy
Via Pericle Scriboni 28, I-01017 Tuscania, Italy
Department of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, University of Tuscia, Via San Camillo de Lellis, I-01100 Viterbo, Italy
Hymenoptera Gonatopus peruvianus Gonatopus duranprietoae Gonatopodinae Bogotá parasitoids key Neotropical region


Gonatopus duranprietoae sp. nov. (Hymenoptera: Dryinidae: Gonatopodinae) from Colombia is described and illustrated. This new species belongs to Gonatopus group 7. In this group, G. duranprietoae is similar to G. peruvianus Olmi, from Peru. The main difference between these two species is the shape of the metanotum: in G. duranprietoae lateral regions with two small pointed protrusions, which are absent in G. peruvianus. The key to the Neotropical species of Gonatopus group 7 is modified to include this new species.



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