New species and records of Charops Holmgren, 1859 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Campopleginae)

Keywords: new species, Charops, Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Campopleginae, Afrotropical, Neotropical, Oriental, Palaearctic


New species and new records of Charops Holmgren, 1859 (Ichneumonidae: Campopleginae) are reported from the Oriental, Neotropical, Palaearctic and Afrotropical regions. Three new species are described: Charops aeruginosus sp. n. from Taiwan, Charops electrinus sp. n. from Uganda and Charops juliannae sp. n. from Tanzania. The Afrotropical fauna of the genus is revised and an identification key is provided. The first records of Charops armatus Seyrig, 1935 from Ethiopia, Charops diversipes Roman, 1910 from Uganda, Charops lucianae Santos et Onody, 2019 from Argentina, and Charops cantator (DeGeer, 1778) from Syria are given.