Riedel M.1, Humala A.2 2016. Faunistic notes on the Mesochorinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) of Northwestern Russia, with descriptions of the males of Astiphromma flavoventrale Riedel and A. flagellator Riedel // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.25. No.1: 65–69 [in English].

1 Bärenbad Str. 11, 82487 Oberammergau, Germany. E-mail: mamaflo.riedel@t-online.de

2 Forest Research Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushkinskaya St. 11, Petrozavodsk, 185910, Russia. E-mail: andrei.humala@krc.karelia.ru

KEY WORDS: Mesochorinae, ichneumon wasps, fauna, Northwestern Russia, descriptions.

ABSTRACT. In this faunistic survey, we give distributional records of 33 species of Mesochorinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) which have recently been collected in Northwestern Russia. Of these, 13 taxa are new for the Russian fauna, namely Mesochorus curvicauda Thomson, 1886, M. declinans Habermehl, 1922, M. diluvius Schwenke, 1999, M. errabundus Hartig, 1838, M. frondosus Schwenke, 1999, M. fulgurator Horstmann, 2006, M. haeselbarthi Schwenke, 1999, M. laricis Hartig, 1838, M. perticatus Schwenke, 1999, M. suomensis Schwenke, 1999, and M. tetricus Holmgren, 1860. Two unknown males of Astiphromma flagellator Riedel, 2015 and A. flavoventrale Riedel, 2015 are also described.

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