Cotesia acerbiae sp. nov. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae, Microgastrinae), a gregarious parasitoid of Acerbia alpina (Quensel, 1802) (Lepidoptera: Erebidae, Arctiinae in Polar Ural, RussiaCotesia acerbiae Shaw & Vikberg sp. nov. is described from a single large brood reared from a cocoon of the circumpolar moth Acerbia alpina (Quensel, 1802) collected in Polar Ural (Tjumen oblast). The means to distinguish it from other western Palaearctic Cotesia species are given.
Shaw, Mark R ; Vikberg, Veli ; Malinen, Pekka
Western Palaearctic Oedicephalini and Phaeogenini (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae, Ichneumoninae) in the National Museums of Scotland, with distributional data including 28 species new to Britain, rearing records, and descriptions of two new species of Aethecerus Wesmael and one of Diadromus WesmaelAn account is given of approximately 3,250 western Palaearctic specimens, comprising 110 determined species, of the tribes Oedicephalini and Phaeogenini in the National Museums of Scotland. Distributional and phenological data are given for all species, and rearing records are provided for about 50, although not always with the host’s identity...
Diller, Erich ; Shaw, Mark R