A new species of the genus <i>Plesiocoelus</i> van Achterberg (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Agathidinae) from Vietnam

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  • Khuat Dang Long Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, VAST
  • Cornelis van Achterberg

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7160/v38n3.8722

Keywords:

Braconidae, Agathidinae, Plesiocoelus, new record, new species, Neotropical, Oriental, Vietnam

Abstract

Plesiocoelus van Achterberg is a rare genus of the subfamily Agathidinae (Braconidae). The genus was established by van Achterberg in 1990 with one Neotropical species included, Plesiocoelus bassiformis van Achterberg, 1990. Based on specimens deposited at the Institute of Ecology & Biological Resources (IEBR) and Vietnam National Museum of Nature (VNMN), the genus Plesiocoelus van Achterberg is newly recorded from Vietnam with a new species, Plesiocoelus vietnamicus Long & van Achterberg, sp. n. described and illustrated in this paper. Differences between the new species and P. bassiformis van Achterberg, are given.

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Published

23-09-2016

How to Cite

Long, K. D., & Achterberg, C. van. (2016). A new species of the genus <i>Plesiocoelus</i> van Achterberg (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Agathidinae) from Vietnam. Academia Journal of Biology, 38(3), 304–309. https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7160/v38n3.8722

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