oa African Entomology - A revision of the Yelicones species (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Rogadinae) from Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, with descriptions of four new species
|Article Title||A revision of the Yelicones species (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Rogadinae) from Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, with descriptions of four new species|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Biology, Imperial College at Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire|
|Publication Date||Jan 1997|
|Pages||77 - 91|
|Keyword(s)||Braconidae, Description, Hymenoptera, Identification key, New species, Rogadinae and Yelicones|
The braconid wasp genus Yelicones Cameron from Africa and the Arabian Peninsula is revised. Eight species are recognized. Four new species are descriptionbed: Y. africana and Y. gessi from South Africa; Y. minutus from Nigeria; Y. nigromaculatus from the Seychelles and South Africa. Yelicones vojnitsi Papp, originally descriptionbed from Tanzania, is recorded from Oman, Egypt, Niger, Senegal, Kenya, Namibia and South Africa; intraspecific variation is documented. Yelicones divaricatus Papp, originally descriptionbed from Kenya, is recorded from Niger; Y. elegans Papp, originally descriptionbed from Tanzania, is recorded from Nigeria and South Africa. An identification key is provided.
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