Description of Three New Species of Pentelicus Howard (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) From India, With a Key to World Species

Zootaxa. 2015 Apr 9;3946(2):221-32. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3946.2.4.


Three new species of Pentelicus Howard (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) are described from Tamil Nadu, India: P. funiculatus sp. nov., P. punctatus sp. nov. and P. depunctatus sp. nov. A revised key to the world species of Pentelicus is also provided.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Female
  • India
  • Species Specificity
  • Wasps / anatomy & histology*
  • Wasps / classification*