First host record of the eulophid wasp Tetrastichus bilgiricus Narendran (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) along with the first description of a male from India

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Ankita Gupta
Poornima Kannan

Abstract

Euthalia aconthea meridionalis Fruhstorfer (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) is documented as the first host record for the eulophid wasp Tetrastichus bilgiricus Narendran (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) from Karnataka, India. The male of this species is recorded for the first time and described. Illustrations of both the female and male, and host details are given.

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Gupta, A. and Kannan, P. 2014. First host record of the eulophid wasp Tetrastichus bilgiricus Narendran (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) along with the first description of a male from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 6, 12 (Nov. 2014), 6544–6548. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o4051.6544-8.
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References

Narendran, T.C. (2007). Indian chalcidoid parasitoids of the Tetrastichinae (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). Records of the Zoological Survey of India, Occasional Paper No. 272: vi+1–385, plates I–IV.

Noyes, J.S. (2014). Universal Chalcidoidea Database. World Wide Web electronic publication.http://www.nhm.ac.uk/chalcidoids. (accessed, 3rd September2014).