Cotesia

Rousse, Pascal & Gupta, Ankita, 2013, Microgastrinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) of Reunion Island: a catalogue of the local species, including 18 new taxa and a key to species, Zootaxa 3616 (6), pp. 501-547: 514

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3616.6.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:E1F586D6-28D6-445A-986F-5C08839E834E

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/714A87BB-B262-121D-7EC4-FB77FA44F9F6

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Plazi

scientific name

Cotesia
status

 

Key to Cotesia  species in Reunion

1 Mesosoma  distinctly flattened, 1.7–1.8 x as long as high; antenna of female short and stout, distinctly shorter than body..... 2

Mesosoma  not distinctly flattened, 1.3–1.4 x as long as high; antenna of female slender, about as long as body............ 3

2 Hind coxa yellow or yellowish-orange..................................................... C. flavipes Cameron 

– Hind coxa brownish-testaceous......................................................... C. sesamiae ( Cameron) 

3 Tergum 3 finely and sparsely punctate ( Fig. 8View FIGURE 8 f)................................................ C. xavieri  sp. nov.

– Tergum 3 smooth..................................................................................... 4

4 Scutellum coarsely punctate-rugose ( Fig. 8View FIGURE 8 b), tergum 2 sparsely setose on most of its surface ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 7 c)... C. plutellae Kurdjumov 

– Scutellum densely punctate, punctuation anteriorly sparser with smooth inter-puncture areas visible ( Fig. 8View FIGURE 8 c), tergum 2 with some hairs along apical margin ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 7 e).................................................... C. ruficrus Haliday