Revision of the Neotropical parasitoid wasp genus Hapsinotus (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Banchinae)

M. Alvarado, S. Bordera, A. Rodríguez-Berrío, L. Figueroa

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The species of the Neotropical genus Hapsinotus Townes, 1970 (Hymenoptera: Banchinae) are revised. A total of 31 new species are described: H. amallulla new species, H. amaquella new species, H. amarakaeri new species, H. amasua new species, H. amazonensis new species, H. bicolor new species, H. brevis new species, H. chiquita new species, H. ete new species, H. guntheri new species, H. huaorani new species, H. kentori new species, H. killa new species, H. lamasi new species, H. mariannae new species, H. mashco new species, H. micheneri new species, H. petirrojo new species, H. pittieri new species, H. plaumanni new species, H. prolixus new species, H. puka new species, H. secoya new species, H. shushufindi new species, H. sofiae new species, H. surinen new species, H. taino new species, H. tupi new species, H. vilcai new species, H. yana new species, and H. yumbo new species. Hapsinotus is recorded for the first time in Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Mexico, Panama, Venezuela, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. The range of distribution is expanded for H. atripleurum Townes, 1970 to Brazil and Ecuador, H. morenus Ugalde-Gómez and Gauld, 2002 to Panama, H. nigrogena Ugalde-Gómez and Gauld, 2002 to Ecuador, H. notaulator Ugalde-Gómez and Gauld, 2002 to Panama, H. parvatus Ugalde-Gómez and Gauld, 2002 to Mexico, and H. transversus Ugalde-Gómez and Gauld, 2002 to Brazil and Peru. A key to the species of the genus is provided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)716-801
Number of pages86
JournalCanadian Entomologist
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2018

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Gavin Broad and Bernardo Santos read the submitted manuscript and returned very useful suggestions and corrections. The first author was supported by a fellowship from the Fondo para la Innovación, Ciencia y Tecnología, Peru. Field collections were financed by the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (project CON/ CON 111001161); Tambopata Research Society, Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo, Spain (project A/013484/07); and Asociación para la Conservación de la Cuenca Amazonica (awarded to Carol Castillo). The visit to MNCR by M.A. was supported by Consejo Nacional de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Tecnológica, Peru and the Tinker Foundation, New York, New York, United States of America; while research permits were issued by the Ministry of Environment, Peru. The authors are grateful to Dave Wahl (USUC), Guisella Chávez Guevara (MNCR), Gavin Broad (NHML), Andrew Bennett (CNC), and Frederique Bakker (NBCN) for permitting examination of material and to the students of the Entomology Department of MUSM and Sofia Muñoz for helping us to pick up names for the species. For helpful discussions and comments, thanks to Michael S. Engel. This is a contribution of the Division of Entomology, University of Kansas Natural History Museum.

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