Euplectrus indicus FERRIÈRE, 1941, FERRIERE, 1941

Shafiee, Sepideh, Hesami, Shahram, M, Seyed & Gheibi, Mehdi, 2015, New records of Eulophidae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea) from Iran, Linzer biologische Beiträge 47 (1), pp. 741-747: 743

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Euplectrus indicus FERRIÈRE, 1941


Euplectrus indicus FERRIÈRE, 1941  

M a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d: Iran: Kerman, Kouhpayeh, Darbasiyab , 30°30´N   ; 57˚10´E, 2321m, 17.XII.2012, swept on Medicago sativa (S. SHAFIEE), 13.

D i a g n o s i s Scutellum very vaguely reticulate, nearly smooth; mid lobe of the mesoscutum with only 3 pairs of setae, with complete median carina; metasoma black at apex and on sides; hind coxae yellow; head with only supraclypeal area and clypeus yellow or reddish brown. Male with sensillar area which starts 1/5 from base of scape, scape less than 3.3 times as long as broad (ZHU & HUANG 2003).

B i o l o g y: Host range is very broad. This species is considered as parasitoid of Apanteles sp. ( Braconidae   ) and Geometridae   ( Lepidoptera   ) (ZHU & HUANG 2003).

D i s t r i b u t i o n: China, Taiwan, Japan, Mexico (ZHU & HUANG 2003).