Aphidius

Rakhshani, Ehsan, Talebi, Ali Asghar, Starý, Petr, ‚, Tomanovi, Kavallieratos, Nickolas G. & Manzari, Shahab, 2008, A review of Aphidius Nees (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Aphidiinae) in Iran: host associations, distribution and taxonomic notes, Zootaxa 1767, pp. 37-54: 39-40

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.182039

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Aphidius
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Key to Aphidius   species in Iran (based on adult females)

1 Anterolateral area of petiole rugose (Fig. 58) ............................................................ Aphidius ervi   Haliday

- Anterolateral area of petiole costate (Fig. 59) or costulate (Fig. 60)........................................................... 2

2 Anterolateral area of petiole costate (Fig. 59)............................................................................................. 3

- Anterolateral area of petiole costulate (Fig. 60).......................................................................................... 4

3 Antenna 15 -segmented; metacarpus as long as or slightly shorter than pterostigma length ( Fig. 26 View FIGURES 24 – 30 ); labial palpus with two palpomeres ( Fig. 3 View FIGURES 1 – 6 ) ................................................................. Aphidius colemani   Viereck

- Antenna 16–17 -segmented; metacarpus about half of pterostigma length ( Fig. 38 View FIGURES 31 – 40 ); labial palpus with three palpomeres ( Fig. 6 View FIGURES 1 – 6 ) ..................................................................................... Aphidius transcaspicus   Telenga

4 Labial palpus with two palpomeres ( Figs. 1, 4, 5 View FIGURES 1 – 6 )....................................................................................... 5

- Labial palpus with three palpomeres (c.f. Fig. 2 View FIGURES 1 – 6 )........................................................................................ 8

5 Maxillary palpus with four palpomeres....................................................................................................... 6

- Maxillary palpus with three palpomeres; when one palpus has four palpomeres, other palpus bears trace of two palpomeres ( Fig. 5 View FIGURES 1 – 6 )............................................................................................................................... 7 6 Metacarpus short, 0.5–0.7X as long as pterostigma length ( Fig. 24 View FIGURES 24 – 30 ); flagellomere 1 3.5–3.8X as long as its width ( Fig. 7 View FIGURES 7–23 ); ovipositor sheath slender and elongate with parallel dorsoventral lines ( Fig. 61 View FIGURES 61 – 67 ) ................ .......................................................................................................................... Aphidius absinthii   Marshall

- Metacarpus very short, 0.15–0.2X as long as pterostigma length ( Fig. 32 View FIGURES 31 – 40 ); flagellomere 1 3.8–4.1X as long as its width ( Fig. 15 View FIGURES 7–23 ); ovipositor sheath short with convergent dorsoventral lines ( Fig. 69 View FIGURES 68 – 77 )................ ................................................................................................................................... Aphidius popovi   Starý

7 Antennae 14–15 -segmented; pterostigma elongately triangular, as long as metacarpus ( Fig. 30 View FIGURES 24 – 30 ); ovipositor sheath short ( Fig. 67 View FIGURES 61 – 67 ) ................................................................................ Aphidius matricariae   Haliday

- Antennae 16–17 -segmented; pterostigma widely triangular, 1.9–2.4X as long as metacarpus ( Fig. 31 View FIGURES 31 – 40 ); ovipositor sheath elongate ( Fig. 68 View FIGURES 68 – 77 ) .................................................. Aphidius persicus   Rakhshani & Starý

8 Tentorial index 0.6–0.8; face densely pubescent ( Fig. 2 View FIGURES 1 – 6 )............................................................................ 9

- Tentorial index <0.6; face sparsely pubescent with glabrous middle area................................................ 10

9 Antennae 19–20 -segmented ................................................................................ Aphidius cingulatus   Ruthe

- Antennae 14–15 -segmented ............................................................................... Aphidius setiger   Mackauer

10 Antennae 13–14 -segmented ................................................................................... Aphidius salicis   Haliday

- Antennae with more than 14 -segments...................................................................................................... 11

11 Ovipositor sheath elongate and strongly prominent ( Fig. 66 View FIGURES 61 – 67 ) ......................... Aphidius funebris   Mackauer

- Ovipositor sheath broad ( Figs. 64 View FIGURES 61 – 67 , 70, 71, 74, 76, 77 View FIGURES 68 – 77 ).............................................................................. 12

12 Antennae 16–18 -segmented....................................................................................................................... 13

- Antennae 19–20 -segmented....................................................................................................................... 16

13 Metacarpus 0.50–0.55 as long as pterostigma length ( Fig. 34 View FIGURES 31 – 40 ); antennae 17–18 -segmented ....................... ................................................................................................................................. Aphidius rosae   Haliday

- Metacarpus longer than 0.75 pterostigma length ( Figs. 33, 39, 40 View FIGURES 31 – 40 ); antennae 16–17 -segmented............ 14

14 Pterostigma widely triangular, 2.8–3.1X as long as its width ( Fig. 40 View FIGURES 31 – 40 ) Aphidius uzbekistanicus Luzhetzki  

- Pterostigma narrowly triangular, 3.3–3.9X as long as its width ( Figs. 33, 39 View FIGURES 31 – 40 )......................................... 15

15 Antennae 16–17 -segmented; ovipositor sheath widening sharply toward base ( Fig. 70 View FIGURES 68 – 77 ); pterostigma slightly longer than metacarpus ( Fig. 33 View FIGURES 31 – 40 ) ...................................... Aphidius rhopalosiphi   De Stefani-Perez

- Antennae 17–18 -segmented; ovipositor sheath widening weakly toward base ( Fig. 76 View FIGURES 68 – 77 ); pterostigma equal to or slightly shorter than metacarpus ( Fig. 39 View FIGURES 31 – 40 ) .................................................... Aphidius urticae   Haliday

16 Pterostigma 1.8–2.1X as long as metacarpus ( Fig. 27 View FIGURES 24 – 30 ) .................. Aphidius eadyi   Starý, González & Hall

- Pterostigma 1.3–1.5X as long as metacarpus ( Fig. 37 View FIGURES 31 – 40 ) .................... Aphidius smithi   Sharma & Subba Rao