DESCRIPTION OF TWO NEW SPECIES OF THE GENUS BLACUS NEES (HYMENOPTERA: BRACONIDAE: BLACINAE) FROM INDIA

Mohammad Shamim, Zaheer Ahmed

Abstract


Two new species of the Braconidae belonging to the genus Blacus Nees of the subfamily Blacinae. viz. Blacus (Blacus) etawahiana Shamim sp. nov. and Blacus (Ganychorus) sharifi Shamim sp. nov. are described and illustrated. These species have been compared with their nearest allied species.

 


Keywords


Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Blacinae, Blacus, subgenus, new species, India

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