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Title: A remarkable new genus of Braconini (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Braconinae) from Papua New Guinea, reared from fallen fruit
Authors: Quicke, Donald L. J.
Čtvrtečka, Richard
Buntika Areekul Butcher
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Other author: Chulalongkorn University. Faculty of Science
Subjects: Braconini
Hymenoptera -- Papua New Guinea
Braconidae -- Papua New Guinea
Issue Date: Jun-2018
Publisher: Korean Society of Applied Entomology.
Citation: Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. vol. 21, no.2 (June 2018). p.527–530
Abstract: During an investigation of the insect food web in Papua New Guinea several specimens of a new genus and species of large, black and orange braconine braconid wasp were reared from fruits of Rubiaceae. These are described here as Karposibracon papuensis Quicke & Butcher gen. et sp. nov. Karposibracon gen. nov. appears to belong to the tribe Braconini and is the largest known species in this group, with body length up to 12 mm. The new genus is illustrated photographically, distinguished from other genera, and comments are on its likely biology provided
ISSN: 1126-8615
metadata.dc.identifier.DOI: 10.1016/j.aspen.2018.03.001
Type: Article
Appears in Collections:Chula Scholars - 2018

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