paratypes, Onkone Gare); A) metope and clypeus
, frontal view; B) head and thorax, dorsal view; C) female genitalia in situ, ventral view; D) male genitalia in situ, ventral view.
16 mm; color light brown; face, front, vertex, temple and occiput brown; gena light brown; clypeus
and mandible yellow; antenna with scape and pedicel yellow to light yellow; mesoscutum brown to light brown; petiole yellowish and remaining terga light brown or metasoma entirely yellow; forelegs and middle legs light yellow from coxa to 3rd tarsomere, 4th and 5th tarsomeres dark yellow; hind legs light yellow from coxa to approximately 2/3 of the tibia, the remaining 1/3 of tibia to the 5th tarsomere dark yellow.
Prosternai spines are delicate and short (shorter than the clypeus
hornlets), mesosternal lobes are pointed and erected, metasternal ones broadly rounded, and the metasternal pit is transverse, short, and deep (divided by a thin medial ridge).
3, 4) (n=3; plus holotype measurements in parentheses): Length from apex of clypeus
to apex of hemelytral membrane 2.
23); malar area short, about half width of median ocellar diameter; clypeus
about twice as broad as long; interalveolar distance shorter (0.
Coloration: Head: Face and clypeus
dull yellow with apex brown ferruginous, vertex brown ferruginous, with two yellow spots parallel to ocelli close to eyes, ocelli dark orange, frons mostly brown ferruginous with two lateral strips close to eyes, eyes brown with black spots; scape and pedicel ventrally yellow, dorsally yellow infuscate.
To key out a specimen as Vadum, the key describes the following characters: FW 3RSa shorter than 2M, FW 1RS absent, apex of the clypeus
with two blunt teeth, FW 2cu-a present.
was re- launched in 1994 our shake-down cruise was an opportunity to explore beautiful East Malaysia.
in the females of the following nine Anthidium species is densely covered with peculiar hairs that are thickened at their base and extended into a thin, wavy tail [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURES 6A,B OMITTED]: A.
height large, small black area one anteriolateral sides, two black streaks extend from base of anterior median eyes up to 2/3 length of chelicerae.
2), slightly depressed near antennal sockets; clypeus
Head ferruginous, except anterior margin of clypeus
and antenna brown; mesosoma ferruginous; legs brown, except part of procoxa and protrochanter testaceous; metasoma brown.