A New Species of Apanteles Foerster (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) Parasitic of Two Blackberry Leafrollers (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Mexico

José Antonio Sánchez-Garciá, José Isaac Figueroa, James B. Whitfield, Samuel Pineda, Ana Mabel Martínez

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A new species of Apanteles from Mexico is described and illustrated. Apanteles montezumae Sánchez, Figueroa and Whitfield, new species, attacks Argyrotaenia montezumae Walsingham and Amorbia cuneana (Walsingham) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) on Rubus sp. in Michoacan state, Mexico.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10-15
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the Kansas Entomological Society
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015



  • Amorbia cuneana
  • Argyrotaenia montezumae
  • Microgastrinae
  • Neotropical
  • parasitoid
  • taxonomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Insect Science

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