Microgastrinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) of Reunion Island: a catalogue of the local species, including 18 new taxa and a key to species.

@article{Rousse2013MicrogastrinaeB,
  title={Microgastrinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) of Reunion Island: a catalogue of the local species, including 18 new taxa and a key to species.},
  author={Pascal Rousse and Ankita Gupta},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2013},
  volume={3616},
  pages={
          501-47
        }
}
Microgastrine wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) are primary parasitoids of Lepidoptera. Some of them parasitise major economic pests and have been largely used for biocontrol programs. We revise here the fauna of Reunion Island: 34 species were recorded, belonging to 13 genera. One genus and 18 species are newly described: Dodogaster gen. nov, Apanteles minatchy sp. nov., A. pashmina sp. nov., A. romei sp. nov., Cotesia xavieri sp. nov., Dolichogenidea ashoka sp. nov., D. broadi sp. nov., D… 
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