Journal of the Entomological Research Society, Vol 19, No 2 (2017)

Three New Minotetrastichus (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) Species Records from Transcaucasia

George Japoshvili, Viktor Kostjukov


Up to this report, only Minotetrastichus platanellus (Mercet, 1922) has been recorded from Georgia and Transcaucasia. We now report Minotetrastichus frontalis (Nees, 1834), Minotetrastichus loxotoma (Graham, 1961) and Minotetrastichus treron Graham, 1987 as new to Georgia and Transcaucasia, bringing the number of species of Minotetrastichus Kostjukov, 1977 in Georgia up to four. Diagnostic characters for distinguishing this genus from other genera belonging to subfamily Tetrastichinae are provided.

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