A new species of Goniozus Förster (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea: Bethylidae) parasitizing Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) from India

Authors

  • Santhosh SHREEVIHAR Dept. of Zoology, University of Calicut
  • Thekke Curuppath NARENDRAN

Keywords:

Chrysidoidea, Bethylidae, Himachal Pradesh, taxonomy, key, Oriental region, Helicoverpa armigera, Noctuidae

Abstract

Goniozus armigerae Santhosh and Narendran sp. n. is described and illustrated based on specimens reared from Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from Himachal Pradesh, India. The new species is compared with other related Oriental species of Goniozus Förster. A key to the Oriental species of Goniozus with elongate head and no areolet is also provided.

 

Author Biography

Santhosh SHREEVIHAR, Dept. of Zoology, University of Calicut

Senior Research Fellow,
Systematic Entomology Laboratory
Dept. of Zoology, University of Calicut.

Downloads

Published

2009-02-16

How to Cite

SHREEVIHAR, S., & NARENDRAN, T. C. (2009). A new species of Goniozus Förster (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea: Bethylidae) parasitizing Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) from India. Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 11(1), 37–45. Retrieved from https://www.entomol.org/journal/index.php/JERS/article/view/86

Issue

Section

Journal of the Entomological Research Society