n African Entomology - Description of four new species of Dilyta Förster (Hymenoptera: Figitidae: Charipinae) from the Afrotropical Region

Volume 17, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



Four new species of ( sp. n., sp. n., sp. n. and sp. n.) are described from the Afrotropical region, and the only previously known species of this genus from this region, (Benoit), is redescribed. These five species have two small apical carinae on the apex of the scutellum, instead of the ∩-shaped carina characteristic of the species from the rest of the world. A key to the Afrotropical species of and a checklist for all records of Afrotropical Charipinae are provided.

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