n African Entomology - Description of sp. n. (Hymenoptera : Pteromalidae), an indigenous parasitoid of the exotic pine weevil (Curculionidae) in South Africa, and comments on the identity of (Risbec)

Volume 13, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



sp. n. is described from both sexes as a larval parasitoid of an endemic cycad weevil, (Brentidae), and an introduced North American pine weevil, (Curculionidae) from South Africa. A diagnosis of (Risbec) from Madagascar is provided and Risbec, which was previously regarded as a possible synonym of , is transferred (comb. n.) to the genus Delucchi.

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