oa African Entomology - Aproslocelus procerae (Risbec): a senior synonym of Tetrastichus pachydiplosisae Risbec (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae)

Volume 2, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



A lectotype is designated for Tetrastichus procerae rushee, 1951. This species is transferred to Aprostocetus Westwood (comb. n.), where it is a senior synonym of Aprostocetus pachydiplosisae (rushee, 1956) (syn. n.). Diagnostic characters are given for the species, which is an important parasitoid of the African rice gall midge, Orseolia oryzivora Harris & Gagne.

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