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oa African Entomology - Revision of the Afrotropical species of Curriea Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Braconinae): a genus with diverse ovipositor morphology

Volume 8, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-3589

 

Abstract

The braconine wasp genus Curriea Ashmead from Africa is revised. Thirty one species of C. (Curriea) and three species of C. (Endovipio) Turner are recognized. Of these, 19 species of C. (Curriea) and one species of C. (Endovipio) are descriptionbed as new, with their associated authors as follows: C. aeutus Brandt, Democratic Republic of Congo; C. angulieauda Falco, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Uganda; C. antevena Falco, Cameroon; C. brunneistigma Falco, Madagascar; C. bulbivena Falco, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya; C. emarginata Falco, Cameroon; C. fittoni Falco, South Africa; C. Juscus Falco, Madagascar; C. interstitialis Brandt, Cote d'Ivoire; C. levis Falco, Democratic Republic of Congo; C. longicauda Falco, Democratic Republic of Congo; C. luteistigma Falco, Madagascar; C. philippei Falco, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire; C. platycauda Falco, Kenya; C. polaszeki Falco, South Africa, Kenya; C. rectivena Falco, Kenya; C. sigwalti Falco, Madagascar; C. spathicauda Brandt, Democratic Republic of Congo; C. transvena Falco, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Cote d'Ivoire; C. (Endovipio) tsavoensis Falco, Kenya. Iphiaulax simplex (Brues), originally descriptionbed in Curriea, is transferred to Iphiaulax Foerster comb. n. An identification key is provided.

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