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First record of Acaenitinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) from South America with description of a new species and a key to the world species of Arotes Gravenhorst

By Carol Castillo, llari Saaksjarvi, Andrew Bennett and Gavin Broad

Abstract

A new species of Acaenitinae, Arotes ucumari Castillo & Sääksjärvi sp. n., is described and illustrated representing the first record of the subfamily from South America. The new species was collected from a premontane tropical rain forest in the Peruvian Andes at 1500 m. A key to the world species of Arotes Gravenhorst, 1829 is provided. The subspecies Arotes albicinctus moiwanus (Matsumura, 1912) is raised to species rank, Arotes moiwanus stat. n

Topics: Zoology, QL1-991
Publisher: Pensoft Publishers
Year: 2011
DOI identifier: 10.3897/zookeys.137.1788
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:475d28e1845a4edfbfa52f247f6f4d6c
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