Acropimpla Townes from China (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Pimplinae), with key to Chinese fauna and descriptions of two new species

Jing-Xian Liu, Jun-Hua He, Xue-Xin Chen


The Chinese Acropimpla Townes from the Parasitic Hymenoptera Collection of Zhejiang University were studied and fifteen species recognized, with two new species proposed, A. laevituberculata sp. nov. and A. taishunensis sp. nov., and three new records to China, A. punctata Baltazar, A. aspera Gupta et Tikar, and A. didyma (Gravenhorst), and with ten species were previously known for the Chinese fauna as follows, A. emmiltosa Kusigemati, A. hapaliae (Rao), A. leucostoma (Cameron), A. nakula Gupta et Tikar, A. nigrescens nigrescens (Cushman), A. persimilis (Ashmead), A. pictipes (Gravenhorst), A. poorva Gupta et Tikar, A. tricolor Kusigemati and A. uchidai (Cushman). An illustrated key to the Chinese species is provided, based on female characters.


Ephialtini; Oriental


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