New record of Parsteres pilosus Gadelha, Nunes & Oliveira, 2016, a rare species from a monotypic doryctine genus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)




Ichneumonoidea, Doryctinae, Atlantic Forest, Amazon Forest, Cerrado


Despite the huge diversity of Doryctinae, with about 3,000 species estimated, the subfamily also has about 30% of its approximately 205 genera as monotypic. Most of these monotypic genera are known from a few specimens used to describe its species and then remain without further records. Here we were able to enlarge the distribution knowledge of a monotypic genera making the first record of Parsteres pilosus Gadelha, Nunes & Oliveira, 2016, to the Atlantic Forest biome at Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.


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Gadelha, S. S., Hipólito, J., & Mahlmann, T. . (2020). New record of Parsteres pilosus Gadelha, Nunes & Oliveira, 2016, a rare species from a monotypic doryctine genus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Entomological Communications, 2, ec02022.



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