Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Subscription or Fee Access

First record of the genus Yezoceryx Uchida (Ichneumonidae: Acaenitinae) from Vietnam, with descriptions of nine new species

NHI THI PHAM, GAVIN R. BROAD, RIKIO MATSUMOTO, CORNELIS VAN ACHTERBERG

Abstract


On the basis of recent ichneumonid collections from the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, Hanoi, Vietnam, the Netherlands Centre for Biodiversity Naturalis, Leiden, Netherlands, and the Osaka Museum of Natural History, Osaka, Japan, the genus Yezoceryx (Ichneumonidae: Acaenitinae) is reported for the first time from Vietnam with descriptions of nine new species, viz. Yezoceryx bicarinatus sp. nov., Y. brevius sp. nov., Y. coronatus sp. nov., Y. pacoensis sp. nov., Y. phui sp. nov., Y. rufus sp. nov., Y. shengi sp. nov., Y. tamdaoensis sp. nov. and Y. thaii sp. nov. In addition, nine further species are recorded for the first time from the country. A key to a total of 18 Yezoceryx species from Vietnam is included. Acaenitus xanthorius Morley, 1913 is a junior synonym of Yezoceryx luteus (Cameron, 1899), syn. nov. The subdivision of Yezoceryx into subgenera is untenable and Yezoceryx (Brevitergus) Wang and Yezoceryx (Longitergus) Wang are both new synonyms of Yezoceryx.

 


Keywords


Hymenoptera, Ichneumonid parasitoids, new species, new records, taxonomy

Full Text:

PDF (13MB)

References


Cameron, P. (1899) Hymenoptera Orientalia, or Contributions to a knowledge of the Hymenoptera of the Oriental Zoological Region. Part VIII. The Hymenoptera of the Khasia Hills. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, 43, 1–220.

Chao, H.-F. (1981) Four new species of Yezoceryx Uchida from Wuyishan Natural Reserve (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). Wuyi Science Journal, 1, 200–204.

Chiu, S.-C. (1971) The Taiwan Acaenitinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). Bulletin of the Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute, 29, 1–26.

Gauld, I.D. (1991) The Ichneumonidae of Costa Rica, 1. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, 47, 1–589.

Momoi, S. (1968) New acaenitinae from China (Hymenoptera : Ichneumonidae). Kontya, 36, 215–221.

Sheng, M.L. & Sun, S.P. (2010) Parasitic Ichneumonids on Woodborers in China (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). Science Press, Beijing, 338 pp.

Sheng, M.L., Sun, S.P., Ding, D.S. & Luo, J.G. (2013) Ichneumonid fauna of Jiangxi. Science Press, Beijing, 569 pp.

Sonan, J. (1936) Description of and notes on some Pimplinae in Formosa (Hym. Ichneumonidae). Transactions of the Natural History Society of Formosa. Taihoku, 26, 249–257.

Tosquinet, J. (1903) Ichneumonides nouveaux. (Travail posthume). Memoires de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique, 10, 1–403.

Townes, H. (1971) The genera of Ichneumonidae, Part 4. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, 17, 1–372.

Uchida, T. (1928) Dritter Beitrag zur Ichneumoniden-Fauna Japans. Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, 25, 1–115.

Wang, S.-F. (1982a) New species of Chinese Yezoceryx Uchida I (Ichneumonidae: Acaenitinae). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica, 7, 94–100.

Wang, S.-F. (1982b) New species of Chinesse Yezoceryx Uchida II (Ichneumonidae: Acaenitinae). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica, 7, 203–208.

Wang, S.-F. (1993) Studies on the genus Yezoceryx Uchida of China (Ichneumonidae: Acaenitinae). Scientific Treatise on Systematic and Evolutionary Zoology, 2, 203–218.

Yu, D.S., van Achterberg, C. & Horstmann, K. (2012) Taxapad 2012, Ichneumonoidea 2011. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. [database on flash-drive]




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4311.3.2

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


 
ISSN 1175-5326 (Print Edition) & ISSN 1175-5334 (Online Edition)
Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand