Hansonia, a new genus of cardiochiline braconidae (Hymenoptera) from Costa Rica, with notes on its biology

P. C. Dangerfield, J. B. Whitfield, M. J. Sharkey, D. H. Janzen, I. Mercado

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Abstract

Hansonia chavarriai Dangerfield, n. gen, n. sp., is described from specimens reared from the apatelodid moth Hygrochroa firmiana (Stoll) in the dry forest of the Guanacaste Conservation Area in northwestern Costa Rica. Its relationship to other cardiochiline genera is discussed, as is the available information concerning its biology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)592-596
Number of pages5
JournalProceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington
Volume98
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Apatelodidae
  • Braconidae
  • Cardiochilinae
  • Lepidoptera
  • parasitoid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Insect Science

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