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A New Genus of Rhysipoline Wasp (Hymenoptera Braconidae) with Modified Wing Venation from Africa and Papua New Guinea, Parasitoid on Choreutidae (Lepidoptera)

Quicke, Donald L J ; Belokobylskij, Sergey A. ; Smith, M. Alex ; Rota, Jadranka LU ; Hrcek, Jan and Butcher, Buntika A. (2016) In Annales Zoologici 66(2). p.173-192
Abstract

Troporhysipolis gen. nov. with four included species is described and illustrated. The type species, Clinocentrus antefurcalis Granger, 1949, is Afrotropical with unknown biology. We additionally recognise three new species from eastern lowland of Papua New Guinea, T. brenthiaphagus sp. nov., T. markshawi sp. nov. and T. molecularis sp. nov., all three of which were reared from leaf-rolling larvae of the family Choreutidae (Lepidoptera). The genus can be distinguished by the combination of fore wing vein cu-a (nervulus) being antefurcal and the second subdiscal (brachial) cell subparallel-sided, widened and formed of mainly thickened veins. The new genus is tentatively placed in the Rhysipolinae based on the arrangement of the occipital... (More)

Troporhysipolis gen. nov. with four included species is described and illustrated. The type species, Clinocentrus antefurcalis Granger, 1949, is Afrotropical with unknown biology. We additionally recognise three new species from eastern lowland of Papua New Guinea, T. brenthiaphagus sp. nov., T. markshawi sp. nov. and T. molecularis sp. nov., all three of which were reared from leaf-rolling larvae of the family Choreutidae (Lepidoptera). The genus can be distinguished by the combination of fore wing vein cu-a (nervulus) being antefurcal and the second subdiscal (brachial) cell subparallel-sided, widened and formed of mainly thickened veins. The new genus is tentatively placed in the Rhysipolinae based on the arrangement of the occipital and hypostomal carinae, and partly on molecular phylogenetic analysis using the barcoding cytochrome oxidase 1 gene fragment and the D2 variable region of nuclear 28S rDNA. T. molecularis sp. nov. hardly differs from T. brenthiaphagus sp. nov. morphologically and is distinguished primarily based on its barcoding sequence data.

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barcoding, Clinocentrus, Cyclostomes, Ficus, Hormiinae, host records, new taxa
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Annales Zoologici
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66
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2
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20 pages
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Polska Akademia Nauk
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0003-4541
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10.3161/00034541ANZ2016.66.2.003
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  abstract     = {<p>Troporhysipolis gen. nov. with four included species is described and illustrated. The type species, Clinocentrus antefurcalis Granger, 1949, is Afrotropical with unknown biology. We additionally recognise three new species from eastern lowland of Papua New Guinea, T. brenthiaphagus sp. nov., T. markshawi sp. nov. and T. molecularis sp. nov., all three of which were reared from leaf-rolling larvae of the family Choreutidae (Lepidoptera). The genus can be distinguished by the combination of fore wing vein cu-a (nervulus) being antefurcal and the second subdiscal (brachial) cell subparallel-sided, widened and formed of mainly thickened veins. The new genus is tentatively placed in the Rhysipolinae based on the arrangement of the occipital and hypostomal carinae, and partly on molecular phylogenetic analysis using the barcoding cytochrome oxidase 1 gene fragment and the D2 variable region of nuclear 28S rDNA. T. molecularis sp. nov. hardly differs from T. brenthiaphagus sp. nov. morphologically and is distinguished primarily based on its barcoding sequence data.</p>},
  author       = {Quicke, Donald L J and Belokobylskij, Sergey A. and Smith, M. Alex and Rota, Jadranka and Hrcek, Jan and Butcher, Buntika A.},
  issn         = {0003-4541},
  language     = {eng},
  month        = {06},
  number       = {2},
  pages        = {173--192},
  publisher    = {Polska Akademia Nauk},
  series       = {Annales Zoologici},
  title        = {A New Genus of Rhysipoline Wasp (Hymenoptera Braconidae) with Modified Wing Venation from Africa and Papua New Guinea, Parasitoid on Choreutidae (Lepidoptera)},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.3161/00034541ANZ2016.66.2.003},
  doi          = {10.3161/00034541ANZ2016.66.2.003},
  volume       = {66},
  year         = {2016},
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