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The Neotropical species of Clistopyga (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Pimplinae). Part I: the C. chaconi species group, with the description of eleven new species

Santiago BORDERA, Ilari Eerikki SÄÄKSJÄRVI, Carol CASTILLO, Edgard PALACIO & Alejandra GONZÁLEZ-MORENO

en European Journal of Taxonomy 2016 - Pages 1-37 (EJT-206)

Published on 20 June 2016

The New World Clistopyga chaconi species group is revised. Eleven species are described as new: C. amazonica sp. nov., C. cinnamoptera sp. nov., C. cuscoensis sp. nov., C. hayesiana sp. nov., C. melanoptera sp. nov., C. misionensis sp. nov., C. mocaguae sp. nov., C. orellanae sp. nov., C. porteri sp. nov., C. rondoniae sp. nov. and C. yabuquensis sp. nov. Additional morphological data are provided for the previously known species, C. caramba Castillo & Sääksjärvi and C. chaconi Gauld. An illustrated identification key to all species of the group is provided. The Clistopyga chaconi species group appears to be most diverse at the Andean and Amazonian interface in western South America.

Keywords :

Neotropic, taxonomy, parasitoid wasps, new species, key.

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