A New Species of Trimorus (Neotrimorus) (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) from Andaman Islands, India


Affiliations

  • National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Insects, Bangalore, 560 024, India
  • Zoological Survey of India, Western Ghats Regional Centre, Calicut, Kerala, 673 006, India

Abstract

Trimorus (Neotrimorus) ferrari sp. nov. (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) is described along with images from the Andaman islands. This is the third species described in this subgenus from India. All species in this genus are known to be parasitoids of eggs of carabid beetles. A key to subgenera of Trimorus and a key to species of Neotrimorus are provided.

Keywords

Trimorus, Neotrimorus, Andaman Islands, India.

Subject Discipline

Entomology

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