The genus Phaestacoenitus Smits van Burgst (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Phrudinae) in Israel, with description of a new species and an identification key

Authors

  • Dmitry R. Kasparyan Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, 1 Universitetskaya Emb., St Petersburg, 199034 Russia. E-mail: kasparyan@yandex.ru
  • Wolf S. Kuslitzky The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History and Research Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, 69978 Israel. E-mail: wkuslitzky@yahoo.com

Keywords:

Biodiversity, Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, parasitic wasps, identification key, new species, Israel, Middle East, Palaearctic, taxonomy

Abstract

A review of the genus Phaestacoenitus Smits van Burgst, 1913 in Israel is presented. A new species, Ph. fuscipennis n. sp., is described and Ph. longicaudus n. stat. is recorded from Israel for the first time; both species are illustrated along with the type species of genus, Ph. demeyerei Smits van Burgst, 1913. All known Phaestacoenitus species are keyed.

 

Cite as: Kasparyan, D.R. & Kuslitzky, W.S. 2018. The genus Phaestacoenitus Smits van Burgst (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Phrudinae) in Israel, with discription of a new species and an identification key. Israel Journal of Entomology 48 (1): 41–47.

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1284111

urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C8A85B02-BC40-49CD-9F9C-833186CB9652

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2021-05-05

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