The First Record of the Genus Doryctinus Roman, 1910 (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Doryctinae) in the Old World, with Description of a New Species from Africa

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2013
Authors:S. A. Belokobylskij
Journal:Annales Zoologici (Warsaw)
Keywords:Acrophasmus, Africa, Braconidae, Doryctinae, Doryctinus, first record, Hymenoptera, key, new species, Old World

The genus Doryctinus Roman is recorded for the first time in the fauna of the Old World and African continent. A new species D. africanus sp. nov. from Congo reared from the beetle larvae of the families Lyctidae and Scolytidae is described and illustrated. The discussion about composition of this genus and its synonyms is presented. A key to the World Doryctinus species is provided.

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