Two new species of Conomorium Masi, 1924 (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) and additions of some new records of the Turkish species

Abstract :

Conomorium armigerae sp. nov. Doğanlar and Conomorium mehmetsahani sp. nov. Kaçar & Doğanlar are described from Turkey. The new species are placed in the identification key, created by Doğanlar (2020), and diagnostic characters of the species are given and illustrated. Some newly found specimens of other species of Conomorium from several parts of Turkey are recorded. Conomorium armigerae sp. nov. is reared from pupae of Helicoverpa armigera Hbn. as gregarious, endoparasitoid of host pupae collected from cotton field. Conomorium mehmetsahani sp. nov. is a gregarious, primary endoparasitoid of pupae of the fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea (Drury).


Keyword :

Conomorium, Hymenoptera, Pteromalidae, new species, Turkey


Author(s) : Kaçar, G., Doğanlar, M.
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2020 Vol. 15 Number 2