Trjapitzin V.A. 2018. A new species of the genus Gyranusoidea Compere, 1947 (Hymenoptera, Encyrtidae)  from Cuba // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.27. No.1: 47–50 [in English].

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doi: 10.15298/rusentj.27.1.07

KEY WORDS: Hymenoptera, Encyrtidae, Gyranusoidea, taxonomy, Gyranusoidea baranowskayae sp.n., Cuba, Homoptera, Pseudococcidae, Maconellicoccus hirsutus, Rastrococcus invadens, biocontrol.

ABSTRACT. Diagnosis of the genus Gyranusoidea Compere, 1947 (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) and description of G. baranowskayae sp.n. from Cuba are given. G. baranowskayae sp.n. is designated as the type species of the subgenus Dzera Trjapitzin, subgen.n. Species of Gyranusoidea with known hosts are parasitoids of mealybugs (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae). Special attention is paid to G. indica Shafee, Alam et Agarwal, 1975 and G. tebygi Noyes, 1988 successfully employed in programs of classical biological control.

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