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Published: 2018-04-23
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A new species of Klabonosa Bouček (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) reared from eggs of Endochus sp. (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) from India

ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Post Bag No. 2491, H. A. Farm Post, Bellary Road, Hebbal, Bengaluru 560 024, Karnataka, India.
Department of Entomology, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bengaluru 560 065, India.
Western Ghat Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Western Ghat Regional Centre, Kozhikode, India
Hemiptera host record Oriental region key to species


The genus Klabonosa Bouček (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) is recorded for the first time from the Oriental region, with both sexes of K. indica Gupta, Sureshan & Yeshwanth sp. n. reared from eggs of the assassin bug Endochus sp. (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) on Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam. (Moraceae). The male is formally described and illustrated for the first time for the genus.



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