Taxonomic studies on the Opiinae (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) fauna of the Turkish central part of eastern Anatolia region (Bingöl, Bitlis, Muş and Van)



Abstract: In order to determine Opiinae fauna of Turkey, adult specimens of Opiinae (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) are collected from different habitats of Bingöl, Bitlis, Muş and Van using Malaise and light traps and sweeping nets between 2016 and 2017. The collected materials are prepared and labeled. In addition, relevant literature and comparison materials available in our collection are used for taxonomical examiation of the obtained material. The altitudes and coordinates of localities and collection dates are presented. A total of 24 species in 4 genera and 11 subgenera are determined. From these species Opius (Merotrachys) podomelas Fischer, 1972 is firstly record in the fauna of Turkey.


Agromyzidae, podomelas, Parasitoid, malasie, Braconidae,

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