New Record of Carinostigmus Tsuneki (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae: Pemphredoninae) species in India and identity of its species using DNA barcoding


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  • ICAR - National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Division of Genomic Resources, Bangalore, Karnataka, 560024, India

Abstract

Specimens of the aphid hunting wasp Carinostigmus Tsuneki (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae: Pemphredoninae) were collected from South India. Morphological identification revealed three species, and one of them, C. griphus Krombein, is new for India. Identification of the species is supported through COI partial gene-DNA barcoding.


Keywords

Carinostigmus, DNA barcoding, molecular phylogeny, sphecidae

Subject Discipline

Entomology

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