A new species of genus Vipio Latreille Vipio porteri sp. Nov. (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) from Argentina
Mian Inayatullah, Mian Sabahatullah, Qurratul Ain Tahira
A new braconid species Vipio porteri sp. nov. from Argentina is described and illustrated. This is the first Vipio species described from Argentina. Vipio porteri sp. nov. is different from other Vipio species due the long ovipositor, peculiar shape of disc and sculpture on metasomal tergum 1 and the long hypopygium. The new species is compared with its closely related species. Distribution, seasonal pattern of flight have been provided. Scanning Electron Photomicrographs of important morphological characters are given in this research article.