Eurytenes microsomus Walker and Wharton, 2011

Taxonomic History / Nomenclature
Eurytenes microsomus Walker and Wharton, 2011 Journal of Hymenoptera Research 20: 27-28, 36-38.
Diagnosis and Relationships
Th is species is nearly identical to E. dichromus but E. dichromus is 1.25× larger. The body is less heavily sculptured than in E. dichromus, there are fewer flagellomeres, and T2+3 tends to be paler in coloration.
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5.E. microsomus fore wing
USA: Central Texas. Eurytenes microsomus and E. dichromus both occur in Austin, the westernmost
locality for either species.
No referenced distribution records have been added to the database for this OTU.
Biology / Hosts

There are no specimens currently determined for this OTU, or those specimens determined for this OTU are not yet mappable.

Label data
Holotype: TX: San Patricio Co. Welder Wildlife Refuge March 23, 1996 R. Wharton

1 ♂, Texas, Travis Co., Austin, 20.ix.1986, R. Wharton;
1 ♀, same data except 29.iv.1989;
1 ♀, Travis Co., vicinity Long Hollow Ck. 30°27’43", 97°52’19", 26.iii.1994, on Quercus buckleyi, M. Quinn, E. Riley, R. Wharton;
3 ♀, 3 ♂, same data as holotype.

This page was assembled by Bob Wharton as part of a revision of the New World Eurytenes s. s. published by Walker and Wharton (2011). We are most grateful to the following curators or collection managers and institutions for providing access to material used in this study: David Wahl (AEI), Paul Dessart (deceased, Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique), Bill Mason (deceased, Canadian National Collection), Jeno Papp (Natural Museum of Natural History, Budapest), Max Fischer and Herbert Zettel (NHMW), Paul Marsh and Bob Kula (USNM), and John Sivinski (USDA/ARS, Gainesville, Florida). We also thank Matt Yoder (NC State University) for his support with mx and two anonymous reviewers for useful suggestions. This work was funded by the National Science Foundation Partnerships for the Enhancement and Education in Taxonomy (NSF-PEET) Grant DEB 0328922 and associated REU supplement 1026618. Page last update February, 2013.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number DEB 0328922 and associated REU supplement 1026618.
Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.