The Nearctic genera of Agathidinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) with a phylogenetic analysis, illustrated generic key, and the description of three new genera.

The genera of Nearctic Agathidinae are revised based on a phylogenetic analysis of COI and 28S sequence data; 151 ingroup taxa are included. Three new genera are proposed, i.e., Aphelagathis Sharkey n. gen., Pneumagathis Sharkey n. gen. and Gelastagathis Sharkey n. gen.. The enigmatic species Agathis verticalis Cresson is identified and placed in… CONTINUE READING