Two new species of Epsilogaster Whitfield & Mason (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) from Mexico and Costa Rica

José I. Figueroa-De La Rosa, A. A. Valerio, V. López-Martínez, James Bryan Whitfield, Michael J. Sharkey

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Abstract

Epsilogaster williami new species from Mexico, and Epsilogaster antoniae new species (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) from Costa Rica are described with illustrations of wing venation, head, mesosoma, and metasomal segments. A key is provided for the nine known species of Epsilogaster Whitfield & Mason, a recently described genus of the rarely collected subfamily Mendesellinae.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)198-206
Number of pages9
JournalPan-Pacific Entomologist
Volume79
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Jul 1 2003

Keywords

  • Braconidae
  • Epsilogaster
  • Insecta
  • Mendesellinae
  • New World
  • New species
  • Taxonomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Insect Science

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