Description of a new species of the genus Bitomus Szepligeti (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)from India

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A. Samiuddin
Z. Ahmad
M. Shamim


A new species of Bitomus Szepligeti is described and illustrated from India. The taxonomic validity of new species has been supported by description of detail morphology, four illustrations and detail discussion. Its distinguishing characters from other closely related species are also discussed. These are: clypeus 1.3x as wide as high, mesonotum 0.8x as wide as long, propodeum with a short mid-longitudinal carina anteriorly, vain r arising from basal third of stigma.

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