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A new brachypterous species of Heterospilus Haliday (Braconidae, Doryctinae) from the Neotropical Region
- Kula, Robert R.
- Journal of hymenoptera research 2013 v.33 pp. 83-90
- Braconidae, new species, tropics
- A new species, Heterospilus michaeli Kula, from the Neotropical Region is described and differentiated from all other New World species of Doryctinae with brachypterous or apterous individuals. It is the first species of Heterospilus Haliday in the Neotropical Region known to exhibit brachyptery and the fourth described brachypterous species of Heterospilus worldwide. Errors and omissions in a recently published article on brachypterous and apterous doryctines in the New World are corrected.