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AuthorsJ. Stigenberg, K. van Achterberg
TitleReview of the Palaearctic (and Oriental) Allurus (Braconidae, Euphorinae) based on material from Sweden
JournalBiodiversity Data Journal
Volume4
Year2016
Issuee7853
Pages1-13
ISSN1314-2828
KeywordsBraconidae; Euphorinae; Allurus; parasitic wasp; DNA
AbstractBackground
The tribe Centistini includes three genera, Allurus, Centistes and Centistoides (Stigenberg et al. 2015). They are solitary endoparasitoids of adults and final instar larvae of beetles from the family Curculionidae (Jackson 1920, Aeschlimann 1980, Tobias 1986)
New information
In this paper we present a key, molecular data (standard DNA barcode, CO1) and images of the two species of Allurus occurring in the Western Palaearctic. A third Oriental species described from China (Taiwan) is also included in the key. Allurus is a Holarctic genus with three known species (A. choui, A. lituratus, A. muricatus). Our sequence data confirms that A. muricatus and A. lituratus are two distinct and separate species and this paper points out good and easy characters to separate them.
URLhttps://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.4.e7853
Document typearticle
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