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Records of the genus Coccygidium Saussure (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Agathidinae), with description of a new species from Saudi Arabia

HA Ghramh

Abstract


Coccygidium arabica sp. nov., (Hym., Braconidae, Agathidinae) is described from Saudi Arabia. Morphological diagnostic characters of the new species were figured and compared with those of the related species Coccygidium angostura. The genus Coccygidium Saussure is recorded for the first time from Saudi Arabia.

Key words: Coccygidium, Hymenoptera, Braconidae, new records, new species, Saudi Arabia.




http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB11.597
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