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Type: Artigo
Title: Two new species of zatypota (hymenoptera: ichneumonidae, pimplinae) sharing the same host spider in northeast Brazil
Author: Sobczak, Jober Fernando
Padua, Diego Galvao de
Villanueva-Bonilla, German Antonio
Nobrega, Francisco Ageu de Sousa
Messas, Yuri Fanchini
Abstract: Some polysphinctine wasps of the genus Zatypota complete their life cycles upon theridiid host spiders. The host range of these wasps is usually species-specific, although in some less common associations more than one wasp species interacts with the same host spider. Here we describe and illustrate the polysphinctine wasps Zatypota baezae sp. n. and Zatypota mulunguensis sp. n. (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae), both koinobiont ectoparasitoids of the spider Anelosimus baeza (Theridiidae). The two parasitoid wasps show the same development time (12 days) which was longer when compared with other parasitoid wasps Z. anomala Holmgren and Z. riverai Gauld (nine days). As described for other species of Zatypota and Hymenoepimecis, the second larval instar remains attached to the spider by the remains of the chorion and also by a rigid brownish-semitransparent membrane called a saddle
Subject: Hymenoptera
Country: Nova Zelândia
Editor: Magnolia Press
Rights: Fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4609.1.9
Date Issue: 2019
Appears in Collections:IB - Artigos e Outros Documentos

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