2017 Volume 4 Issue 4

A New Pteromalid Species: Anisopteromalus quinarius (Gokhman & Baur, 2014) Found in Tunisia


A. Ben Hamouda, I. Chaieb, K. Zarrad, A. Laarif
Abstract

A recently described species of Pteromalidae, Anisopteromalus quinarius (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) parasitizing Lasioderma serricorne (Coleoptera: Anobiidae), a pest of stored products, has been found for the first time in Tunisia. The affinities of the new species along with the related species are discussed in this paper.


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