Abstract 92
Simutnik, S.A., Pavlíček, T. and Nevo, E. 2008: Studying of encyrtid-wasps of the genus Microterys (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Encyrtidae) of the fauna of Israel. Zool. Journal 87: 672-685.

Five new species and one subspecies with one transverse light band on forewings and without bands are described. M. hermonicus Simutnik sp. n.: 4-6 funicles (F4-F6) white; completely yellowish orange head and thorax; ocelli forming an angle of about 60 degrees; scape (basal segment of the antenna) is 3 times as long as broad; is close to M. carpathicus Hoffer and M. pavliceki Simutnik sp. n.; scape 3 times as long as broad, black, with 2 small yellow areas at base and apex; F4-F6 yellowish white; forewings with a big dark brown spot in the middle but without transverse light band, apical half of the wing completely hyaline; body brownish orange; ocelli forming an angle of about 50 degrees; is close to M. sylvius (Dalman) and M. ferrugineus (Nees). M. vichrenkoi Simutnik sp. n.: F4-F6 yellowish white; stigmal vein very long and curved; 2 times as long as postmarginal vein; body completely yellowish orange; gaster with pointed apex; ocelli forming an angle of about 60 degrees. M. nevoi Simutnik sp. n. and M. wasseri Simutnik sp. n. is close to M. trjapitzini differs from the others by long F I. M. nevoi Simutnik sp. n.: frontovertex 3 times as long as broad; external part of the ovipositor as long as 1/7 of gaster, which has rounded apex; forewings completely hyaline; scutellum and mesoscutum with sharply different coloration and sculpture; ocelli forming ail angle of 45 degrees; mesopleuron dark brown with small yellow area at frontal end. M. wasseri Simutnik sp. n.: frontovertex 2 times as long as broad; gaster with pointed apex, ocelli forming an angle of about 60 degrees; scutellum and mesoscutum with similar coloration and sculpture, mesopleuron yellow. M. ashkhabadensis mediterraneus Simutnik sp. n. differs from M. ashkhabadensis ashkhabadensis Myartseva by clava 2 times as long as broad (M. a. ashkhabadensis, nearly 3 times), transverse F6 and dark coloration of mesoscutum and scutellum.
The material is deposited in the collection of the Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev.

 

 

 

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