A New Species and Records for Nervellius Roman, 1924 (Hymenoptera, Braconidae: Doryctinae) from Brazil

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2014
Authors:C. S. de Castro, Penteado-Dias A. M.
Journal:Entomological News
Keywords:distribution, Doryctinae, first record, key, Neotropic, Nervellius, new species, taxonomy

We report the first record of Nervellius exquisitus Braet et al., 2003 (Hymenoptera, Braconidae: Doryctinae) from Brazil. This species is known previously only from French Guyana. A new species, Nervellius itirapinae Castro & Penteado-Dias, is described and illustrated, and a new key to species identification is provided.

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