Habrolepis

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1 Mid femur lightened in basal third; base of forewing with narrowing band of setae terminating acutely near base of wing  ……………………………………..…. rouxi
1’ Base of mid femur dark, with at most a lightened narrow band; base of forewing without such a narrowing band of setae ……………………………..……………… sp. 1

 

Sp. 1: Alameda, Contra Costa, Humboldt, Marin, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tuolumne (CAS, EMEC, RLZC, UCD, UCF)

 

Described Nearctic species and distribution

dahlmanni  Westwood (1837): USA (CN, MA, OH)
rouxi Compere, 1936: Introduced to USA (CA)

 

Remarks

The only record of Habrolepis rouxi in California is its recovery in a San Diego orchard in 1943, and it is possible that this species is no longer present in the state. Noyes (2016) reported H. diaspidi (Risbec, 1951) from California, but although this species was imported into the state, it failed to establish.

 

References

Compere, H. 1936. A new species of Habrolepis parasitic in Chrysomphalus aurantii, Mask. Bulletin of Entomological Research 27: 493-496.
Noyes, J.S. 2016. Universal Chalcidoidea Database. World Wide Web electronic publication. http://.nhm.ac.uk/chalcidoids.
Risbec, J. 1951. Les Chalcidoides de l’Afrique occidentale française. Mémoires de l’Institute Français d’Afrique Noire, Ifan-Dakar 13: 7-409.
Westwood, J.O. 1837. Descriptions of some new British hymenopterous insects. Philosophical Magazine 10: 440-442.