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Abstract

Extending rarity: discovery of the rare braconine genus, Carinibracon van Achterberg (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in the Oriental region with the description of a new species from south India.

Abstract

The extremely rare, monobasic Afrotropical braconine genus, Carinibracon van Achterberg, is recorded for the first time from the Oriental region through the description of a new species, C. orientalis Ranjith sp. nov. from south India. An illustrated key to the two known species is provided along with re-illustration of the type species of the genus, C. danielssoni van Achterberg.