New record of Aprostocetus caudatus species group (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae) from Georgia

Aprostocetus caudatus group from Georgia

  • George Japoshvili Agricultural University of Georgia
  • Viktor Kostjukov
  • Oksana Kosheleva
  • A Podvarko

Abstract

The following species of caudatus group of the genus Aprostocetus Westwood, 1833: A. anodaphus (Walker, 1839); A. caudatus Westwood, 1833; A. ciliatus (Nees, 1834); A. eurystoma Graham, 1961; A. leucone (Walker, 1839); A. longicauda (Thomson, 1878); A. lysippe (Walker, 1839); A. menius (Walker, 1839); A. rhacius (Walker, 1839); A. terebrans Erdös, 1954; A. verutus Graham, 1961 and A. zosimus (Walker, 1839) were recorded from Georgia for the first time. Therefore all 12 species recorded from this genus are new for Lagodekhi Protected areas too. A diagnosis for distinguishing this genus from other genera belonging to subfamily Tetrastichinae is provided. Three species A. eurystoma Graham, 1961; A. lysippe (Walker, 1839); A. menius (Walker, 1839) and A. rhacius (Walker, 1839) are new for Transcaucasus.

Published
2019-11-22
How to Cite
Japoshvili, G., Kostjukov, V., Kosheleva, O., & Podvarko, A. (2019). New record of Aprostocetus caudatus species group (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae) from Georgia. Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 21(3), 361-367. Retrieved from http://www.entomol.org/journal/index.php/JERS/article/view/1647
Section
Journal of the Entomological Research Society