Eur. J. Entomol. 104 (1): 105-110, 2007 | DOI: 10.14411/eje.2007.016

Review of Ceranisus (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) of Turkey, with description of a new species

1 Mustafa Kemal University, Agriculture Faculty, Plant Protection Department, Tayfur SGkmen Kampüsü, 31034 Serinyol, Antakya, Hatay, Turkey; e-mail:
2 Entomology Research Museum, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA

Three species of Ceranisus Walker, 1841 (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae: Entedoninae) were collected recently in Turkey, including C. menes (Walker, 1839) and C. pacuvius (Walker, 1841) in southeastern Anatolia. A new species, C. hirsutus Doğanlar & S. Triapitsyn, is described from ªanliurfa Province. The genus Urfacus Doğanlar, 2003 is synonymized under Ceranisus and its type species, U. bozovaensis Doğanlar, 2003 is transferred to Ceranisus as C. bozovaensis (Doğanlar, 2003) comb. n., and the species is redescribed from the new material. An identification key to both sexes of Ceranisus from Turkey and Europe is provided.

Keywords: Taxonomy, Hymenoptera, Eulophidae, Ceranisus, new species, Turkey

Received: March 28, 2006; Accepted: September 8, 2006; Revised: September 8, 2006; Published: January 3, 2007Show citation

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DOĞANLAR, M., & TRIAPITSYN, S.V. (2007). Review of Ceranisus (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) of Turkey, with description of a new species. Eur. J. Entomol.104(1), 105-110. doi: 10.14411/eje.2007.016.
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