The species of Chalcididae (Hymenoptera) parasitoids of Parides ascanius (Cramer), an endangered Papilionidae (Lepidoptera) from restingas of Southeastern Brazil

  • Tavares M
  • Navarro-Tavares A
  • De Almeida G
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Four species of Chalcididae (Hymenoptera) associated with Parides
ascanius ( Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) are presented. Brachymeria
koehleri Blanchard and B. nigritibialis, sp. n., are recorded as
hyperparasitoids through Lespesia sp. (Diptera: Tachinidae). Brachymeria
mnestor (Walker) and Conura parides, sp. n., are recorded as primary
parasitoids. These are the first records of parasitoid species
associated with P. ascanius.

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  • Host relationship
  • Parasitoid guild
  • Species description

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  • PUI: 43922323
  • ISSN: 11755326
  • SGR: 33745263012
  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-33745263012


  • Marcelo Teixeira Tavares

  • Andrea Barbieri Navarro-Tavares

  • G. D S S De Almeida

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