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1 November 2006 TWELVE NEW SPECIES AND A NEW COMBINATION OF THE ALEIODES PILOSUS SPECIES-GROUP (=TETRASPHAEROPYX ASHMEAD) (HYMENOPTERA, BRACONIDAE, ROGADINAE) IN NORTH AMERICA: Part1
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This is the first of a two-part series, which is intended as an introduction to a future revision of the Aleiodes pilosus (Cresson) species-group. Here the type species of Tetrasphaeropyx Ashmead, Aleiodes pilosus (=Tetrasphaeropyx) is redescribed, and 12 new species placed in the Aleiodes pilosus species-group are described. New species herein described are as follows: A. aquaedulcensis, A. areolatus, A. brevicellula, A. carlsbadensis, A. catherinensis, A. citriscutum, A. cochisensis, A. dorsofoveolatus, A. fernaldellavorax, A. flavinotaulus, A. oaxacensis, and A. tulensis. These species, including the type species, are all known A. pilosus-group species with punctate or foveolate metasomal dorsal sculpturing. Host information is included.

Joseph C. Fortier "TWELVE NEW SPECIES AND A NEW COMBINATION OF THE ALEIODES PILOSUS SPECIES-GROUP (=TETRASPHAEROPYX ASHMEAD) (HYMENOPTERA, BRACONIDAE, ROGADINAE) IN NORTH AMERICA: Part1," Entomological News 117(5), 465-484, (1 November 2006). https://doi.org/10.3157/0013-872X(2006)117[465:TNSAAN]2.0.CO;2
Received: 28 February 2006; Accepted: 1 March 2006; Published: 1 November 2006
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