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Two new species of Hymenoepimecis (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Pimplinae) with notes on their spider hosts and behaviour manipulation
Two new species of Hymenoepimecis are described and information on their hosts, spiders of the genera Leucauge (Tetragnathidae) and Manogea (Araneidae).
First record of Ticapimpla vilmae Gauld, 1991 (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Pimplinae) from Brazil.
Studying material proceeding from sampling done during the project “Riqueza e diversidade de Hymenoptera e Isoptera ao longo de um gradiente latitudinal de Mata Atlântica a floresta úmida do leste do
Notes on the Brazilian Brachycyrtus Kriechbaumer species (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae Brachycyrtinae).
Studying the material deposited in the DCBU collection of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil from different localities, several new occurrence of species in Brazilian fauna of Ichneumonidae are registered, being four, new records to Brachycyrtus genus.
New species of Hymenoepimecis Viereck (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Pimplinae) from Brazilian Atlantic forest
Three new Brazilian species of Hymenoepimecis are described and illustrated using sweeping the vegetation and Malaise traps in areas of Atlantic forest in southeastern Brazil.
First record of egg sac predation of the wasp "Tromatobia" sp. Foster, 1869 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) upon "Araneus omnicolor" (Keyserling, 1893) (Araneae: Araneidae)
This work record the first interaction between the parasitoid wasp Tromatobia sp. (Ichneumonidae, Pimplinae) and its host Araneus omnicolor (Araneae: Araneidae), which was observed in the Serra do
Host behavior modification of Achaearanea tingo (Araneae: Theridiidae) induced by the parasitoid wasp Zatypota alborhombarta (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae)
The architectural pattern of the cocoon webs of A. tingo indicates that host manipulation is characterized by the repetition of one specific subroutine involved in web construction, which may improve stability and provide a physical barrier against potential predators.
Hymenoepimecis neotropica (Brues & Richardson) (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Pimplinae) parasitoid of Araneus omnicolor (Keyserling) (Araneae, Araneidae): first host record and new occurrence to Brazil
This work expands the geographical distribution of the genus Hymenoepimecis to Brazil and records the spider Araneus omnicolor (Araneae, Araneidae) as its host and provides information about the natural history of this interaction.
First record of Schizopyga Gravenhorst (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Pimplinae) from Brazil and a description of a new species.
The genus Schizopyga is studied from samplings carried out in the Southeast of Brazil, and the first time that this genus has been illustrated visually in a figure is illustrated.
Parasitism on Araneus venatrix (Koch, 1838) (Araneae: Araneidae) by Hymenoepimecis silvanae Loffredo and Penteado-Dias, 2009 (Ichneumonidae, Pimplinae) with description of male of the wasp.
The wasp Hymenoepimecis silvanae Loffredo and Penteado-Dias, 2009, was recorded parasitising females of Araneus venatrix. The male of H. silvanae is described and illustrated. Specimens were