Description of a new genus and three species of Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) from the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India

Zootaxa. 2014 Jun 10;(3814):369-84. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3814.3.4.


A new genus of Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea), Noyesencyrtus Singh gen. nov. (type species N. brachyoculus Singh sp. nov.), associated with insects inhabiting fruiting bodies of wood-decaying fungi, and two new species, Psyllaephagus kundapurensis Singh sp. nov. and Ooencyrtus hayatii Singh sp. nov., are described from the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India.

MeSH terms

  • Animal Distribution
  • Animal Structures / anatomy & histology
  • Animals
  • Ecosystem
  • Female
  • Hymenoptera / anatomy & histology
  • Hymenoptera / classification*
  • India
  • Male