Prochiloneurus

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1 Body (at least scutellum) and head mostly orange-yellow …….……………………….. 2
1’ Body (at least scutellum) and head mostly dark ……………………………………….. 3

2(1) Scape medially light, but ventral and dorsal margins black ……………… dactylopii
2’ Scape mostly light, with dark patch dorsally towards apex …………………. modestus

3(1) Pleura completely orange ……………….…………….………………………… sp. 1
3’ Pleura mostly dark ………….……………….…………………..…….……………… 4

4(3) Club longer than funicle, F2-3 light; fore and mid tibiae all dark ……..……….. sp. 2
4’ Club about as long as funicle, F1-4 light; fore and mid tibiae mostly light ……….. sp. 3

 

Sp. 1 Santa Barbara (SBNHM)
Sp. 2 San Bernardino (UCRC)
Sp. 3 Alameda, Marin (EMEC, RLZC)

 

Described Nearctic species and distribution

americanus (Girault, 1917): USA (DC)
dactylopii (Howard, 1885): MEX (SON); USA (CA, DC, FL, MN, NM, TX, WA)
modestus (Timberlake, 1924): USA (CA)

 

References

Girault, A.A. 1917. Descriptiones stellarum novarum. Private publication, Glenndale, Maryland: 22 pp.
Howard, L.O. 1885. Descriptions of North American Chalcididae from the collection of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and of Dr. C.V. Riley, with biological notes. [First paper]. Bulletin of United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology 5: 1-47.
Timberlake, P.H. 1924. The parasites of Pseudococcus maritimus (Ehrhorn) in California (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea). Part I. Taxonomic studies. University of California Publications in Entomology 3: 223-251.