The Microgastrinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) Fauna of the Thrace Region of Turkey

Authors: Filiz İNANÇ

Abstract: In his study, 52 species belonging to 10 genera of Microgastrinae (Hym.: Braconidae) in Turkish Thrace between 1986-1993 were determined. Diagnostic keys of species were prepared according to morphological features, and 74 original figures depicting distinguishing morphological characteristics were drawn. The species comprising new records for Turkish fauna include Iconella vindica (Nixon), I. albinervis (Tobias), Microgaster subcompleta Nees, M. tibialis Nees, M. globata (L.), Dolichogenidea soikai (Nixon), Apanteles lenea Nixon, A. kubensis Abdinbekova, A. evanidus Papp, Glyptapanteles compressiventris (Muesebeck), Cotesia geryonis (Marshall), C. callimone (Nixon), C. gonopterygis (Marshall) and Diolcogaster alvearia (Fabricus).

Keywords: Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Microgastrinae, Taxonomy, Fauna, Thrace.