Turkish species of Microdontomerus Crawford, 1907 with descriptions of new species (Hymenoptera: Toryidae: Microdontomerini)

Abstract : 

Turkish species of Microdontomerus Crawford, 1907 (Hymenoptera: Torymidae), collected from several parts, were studied in the last 20 years. In order to find and identify the parasitoid species, an identification key for the 4 known species, Microdontomerus annulata Spinola, M. gurcukoyensis Doğanlar, M. direklinensis Doğanlar, M. altinekinesis Doğanlarand for the 8 new species found by this work, M. maculosacus sp. nov., M. kocakeri sp. nov., M. balikesirensis sp. nov., M. yigiti sp. nov., M. sivasensis sp. nov., M. ulukislanensis sp. nov., M. kayserinensis sp. nov.,and M. erzurumensis sp. nov. was provided. The new species were described, their diagnostic characters were illustrated and compared with the similar species of the genus


Keyword : 

Microdontomerus spp., Hymenoptera, Torymidae, Turkey


Author(s) : , M. Doğanlar
Downloads : 346


Download View 2016 Vol. 11 Number 2