A review of the Indonesian species of the family Signiphoridae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea), with description of three new species

Zookeys. 2019 Dec 9;897:29-47. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.897.38148. eCollection 2019.


The Indonesian species of the family Signiphoridae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea) are revised. Three species of Chartocerus are described as new (Chartocerus kartiniae Polaszek & Schmidt, sp. nov., C. sumatrensis Schmidt & Polaszek, sp. nov., and C. javensis Schmidt & Ubaidillah, sp. nov.) and four species of Signiphora, viz., S. bennetti Woolley & Dal Molin, S. flavella Girault, S. perpauca Girault and S. bifasciata Ashmead, are diagnosed.

Keywords: chalcid wasps; hyperparasitoids; parasitoids; south-east Asia; taxonomy.