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Published: 2018-10-25
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Review of the genus Earinus Wesmael (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Agathidinae) from China

State Key Laboratory of Rice Biology and Ministry of Agriculture Key Lab of Agricultural Entomology, Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China
2 Shaanxi Key Laboratory for Animal Conservation / Key Laboratory of Resource Biology and Biotechnology in Western China, College of Life Sciences, Northwest University, 229 North Taibai Road, Xi’an, Shaanxi 710069, China Department of Terrestrial Zoology, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Postbus 9517, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
State Key Laboratory of Rice Biology and Ministry of Agriculture Key Lab of Agricultural Entomology, Institute of Insect Sciences,
Hymenoptera Earinus Agathidinae new species new record China


The Chinese species of Earinus Wesmael, 1837 (Braconidae, Agathidinae) are revised and eight species are recognized. Three new species, namely, E. longigena sp. nov., E. pallitarsus sp. nov. and E. protinus sp. nov., are described and illustrated, and two species are recorded from China for the first time, i.e., E. brevistigmus van Achterberg et Long, 2010 and E. elator (Fabricius, 1804). A new synonym is proposed, Earinus albopilosus Chen et Yang, 2006, with Therophilus festivus (Muesebeck, 1953). A key to the Chinese species of the genus Earinus is provided.



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