Skip to main content Skip to main navigation menu Skip to site footer
Article
Published: 2018-01-24

A new sexually dichromatic species of Telenomus Haliday (Platygastroidea: Scelionidae) from India

ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, P.B. No. 2491, Hebbal, Bangalore, India, 560024.
ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, P.B. No. 2491, Hebbal, Bangalore, India, 560024.
Hymenoptera Telenominae biological control xanthism

Abstract

A new species of Telenomus which is sexually dichromatic is described and imaged from India.

 

References

  1. Johnson, N.F. (1980) Description of two unusual new species of Neotropical Telenomus (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 53 (4), 781–786.

    Johnson, N.F. (1984) Systematics of Nearctic Telenomus: classification and revisions of the podisi and phymatae species groups (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae). Bulletin of the Ohio Biological Survey, 6 (3), 1–113.

    Johnson, N.F. (2017) Platygastroidea. Available from: http://osuc.biosci.ohio-state.edu/hymDB/eol_scelionidae.home (accessed 5 May 2017)

    Kozlov, M.A. (1967) [Palearctic species of egg parasites of the genus Telenomus Haliday (Hymenoptera, Scelionidae, Telenominae)]. Entomologicheskoye Obozreniye, 46, 361–378.

    Kozlov, M.A. & Kononova, S.V. (1983) [Telenominae of the fauna of the USSR]. Nauka, Leningrad, 336 pp.

    Masner, L. (1976) Revisionary notes and keys to world genera of Scelionidae (Hymenoptera: Proctotrupoidea). Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 108 (Supplement 97), 1–87.
    https://doi.org/10.4039/entm10897fv

    Masner, L. (1980) Key to genera of Scelionidae of the Holarctic region, with descriptions of new genera and species (Hymenoptera: Proctotrupoidea). Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 112 (Supplement 113), 1–54.
    https://doi.org/10.4039/entm112113fv

    Mikó, I., Masner, L. & Deans, A.R. (2010) World revision of Xenomerus Walker (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea, Platygastridae). Zootaxa, 2708, 1–73.

    Mikó, I., Vilhelmsen, L., Johnson, N.F., Masner, L. & Pénzes, Z. (2007) Skeleto-musculature of Scelionidae (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea) head and mesosoma. Zootaxa, 1571, 1–78.

    Nixon, G.E.J. (1935) A revision of the African Telenominae (Proctotrupoidea, fam. Scelionidae). Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London, 83, 73–103.
    https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2311.1935.tb00416.x

    Rajmohana, K. &Nisha, M.S. (2013) Telenomus oryzae (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae), a new egg parasitoid of the rice black bug, Scotinophara (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) from India. Halteres, 4, 79–86.

    Rajmohana, K., Srikumar, K.K., Bhat, P.S., Raviprasad, T.N. & Jalali, S.K. (2013) A new species of platygastrid Telenomus cuspis sp. nov. (Hymenoptera), egg parasitoid of tea mosquito bug from India, with notes on its bionomics and mtCo1 data. Oriental Insects, 47 (4), 226–232.
    https://doi.org/10.1080/00305316.2013.871819

    Rajmohana, K. & Anto, M. (2014) Telenomus dilatus sp. n. (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae)—an egg parasitoid of swallowtail butterflies from South India. Halteres, 5, 73–78.

How to Cite

KAMALANATHAN, V., & MOHANRAJ, P. (2018). A new sexually dichromatic species of <em>Telenomus</em> Haliday (Platygastroidea: Scelionidae) from India. Zootaxa, 4375(2), 265–272. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4375.2.6