A new species of the genus Raphiglossa S.S. Saunders, 1850 (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Eumeninae sensu lato) from Turkmenistan
Number: 437, Pages: 24 - 30
Raphiglossa rasnitsyni Fateryga, sp. n. is described from Turkmenistan. The new species resembles R. eumenoides S.S. Saunders, 1850 in its body size and proportions of the metasomal tergum 1 but strongly differs from it by having a narrow propodeal concavity which is less wide than the metasomal tergum 1 at base, anterior margin of clypeus deeply emarginated and with a single tooth at center in the female, and male genitalia with reduced parameral spine (gonostylus), digitus lacking posterior process, and robust aedeagus broadened (in lateral view) towards the apex and curved dorsally.