Pupae of the pistachio twig borer moth (Kermania pistaciella Amsel (Lep.: Tineidae)) were collected in the Şahinbey and Nizip-Alahacı regions of Gaziantep in February and March 2017. The pupae were kept in cages and parasitoids from Cheloninae (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) were obtained. Chelonus chetini Beyarslan & Şahan sp. nov. is described as a new species for science. The new species is described and the figures of its diagnostic characters are given.
Braconidae, Chelonus, Kermania, Turkey, new species
BEYARSLAN, AHMET and ŞAHAN, YASEMİN BENGÜ
"A new species of Chelonini (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) from pistachio twig borer moth (Kermania pistaciella Amsel (Lep.: Tineidae)) in Gaziantep,"
Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 43:
4, Article 7.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol43/iss4/7