An atypical, brachypterous species of Idris Förster (Platygastroidea: Scelionidae) from India

Keywords: Baeini, brachyptery, mesoscutellum, T2, T3, spiders, taxonomy


A new species of IdrisIdris semiflaviventris sp. n. - belonging to the tribe Baeini is described from Kodaikanal in the Western Ghats, S. India. This species is unusual in that it has a short interocellar space, subequal posterior margins of T1 and T2, and T2 the longest and widest tergite.