Rhyukyuspathius, a new peculiar genus of the tribe Spathiini (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Doryctinae) from Japan.

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2008
Authors:S. A. Belokobylskij
Journal:Annales Zoologici (Warsaw)
Keywords:Braconidae, Doryctinae, Hymenoptera, new genus and species, parasitoids, Ryukyu Islands

A new genus from the Ryukyu Islands of Japan belonging to the braconid wasp subfamily Doryctinae, Ryukyuspathius gen. nov., with its type species, R. spinifer sp. nov., is described and illustrated. The position of this genus in the tribe Spathiini sensu stricto and its morphological similarities with other genera are discussed.

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