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The Life Cycle and Immature Stages of Kallima albofasciata, the Endemic Oakleaf, in the Andaman Islands (Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal)
Details of the immature stages, its larval food plants or life history, and very little is known about its habitat and periods of occurrence on the Andaman Islands should prove useful in the formulation of a conservation strategy for this iconic Oriental butterfly. Expand
An unusual, new, sexually dimorphic species of Gryon Haliday (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) from India
Abstract Gryon ingens (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) discovered recently in India and possessing an unusually elongate metasoma is described as a new species. With the exception of the length of the… Expand
A New Species of Mymaromma Girault (Hymenoptera: Mymarommatoidea: Mymarommatidae) from India
A new species of Mymaromma, M. ignatii, is described from the Indian subcontinent, which is represented by five species throughout the world. Expand
A new sexually dichromatic species of Telenomus Haliday (Platygastroidea: Scelionidae) from India.
A new species of Telenomus which is sexually dichromatic is described and imaged from India.
Chakra, a new genus of Scelioninae (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) from India, along with description of a new species.
The new genus is most similar to Opisthacantha Ashmead and differs from it in the presence of a unique sculpture on the head and mesosoma: large and round tubercles separated by sinuous, narrow furrows. Expand
Two new species of Apteroscelio Kieffer (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) from India.
Two new species of Apteroscelio Kieffer, a previously monotypic genus of scelionine genera, are described, illustrated and keyed. Expand
New species‐group of brachypterous Idris Förster, 1856 s.l. (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae s.l.) from the Oriental region
Members of the cosmopolitan wasp tribe Baeini (Platygastridae s.l.) are obligate endoparasitoids of spider eggs. The group is estimated to have well over 2000 species globally, approximately 80% of… Expand
A new species of Phlebiaporus (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae: Telenominae) from India, with first description of the male of the genus
‘The adikeshavus-group’: A new species group of Idris Förster (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae) from India, with descriptions of five new species
Idris Förster is a megagenus in the tribe Baeini comprising species that exclusively parasitize the eggs of spiders dwelling in vegetation and leaf litter, and five new species in this genus are described from India. Expand
Neotype designation and redescription of Inostemma indicum (Platygastroidea: Platygastridae) parasitizing ivy gourd gall midge.
Inostemma indicum Mani, a parasitoid of Neolasioptera cephalandrae Mani (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), collected from stem galls of ivy gourd, is redescribed with illustrations and a neotype is designated. Expand