Opiinae

Probable Opius, from here.


Belongs within: Braconidae.

The Opiinae are a large cosmopolitan group of braconid wasps that are endoparasitic on larval cyclorrhaphous Diptera (Achterberg 1993).

Characters (from Achterberg 1993): Labial palp with four segments; occipital carina usually present laterally; pronope more or less developed; vein M+CU1 of forewing often at least partly unsclerotised.

<==Opiinae A93
    |  i. s.: Fopius arisanus ZS10
    |--Ademon [Ademonini] A93
    |    `--A. decrescens A93
    |--Biosterini A93
    |    |--Sternaulopius bisternaulicus A93
    |    `--Biosteres MS01
    |         |--B. haemorrhous MS01
    |         `--B. palaearsticus Szépligeti in Mocsáry & Szépligeti 1901 MS01
    `--Opiini A93
         |--Apodesmia irregularis A93
         |--Diachasmimorpha comperei A93
         |--Coleopius grangeri A93
         `--Opius A71
              |--O. celsus MS01
              |--O. cingulatus MS01
              |--O. fletcheri A71
              |--O. humilis A71
              |--O. ilicis A71
              |--O. longicaudatus A71
              |--O. obscurus Szépligeti in Mocsáry & Szépligeti 1901 MS01
              |--O. oophilus A71
              |--O. rossicus Szépligeti in Mocsáry & Szépligeti 1901 MS01
              |--O. tacitus MS01
              `--O. vandenboschi A71

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

Achterberg, C. van. 1993. Illustrated key to the subfamilies of the Braconidae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea). Zoologische Verhandelingen 283: 1–189.

Askew, R. R. 1971. Parasitic Insects. Heinemann Educational Books: London.

Mocsáry, A., & V. Szépligeti. 1901. Hymenopterák [Hymenopteren]. In: Horváth, G. (ed.) Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazása [Dritte Asiatische Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy], Band II. Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazásának Állattani Eredményei [Zoologische Ergebnisse der Dritten Asiatischen Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] pp. 121–169. Victor Hornyánszky: Budapest, and Karl W. Hierseman: Leipzig.

[ZS10] Zborowski, P. & R. Storey. 2010. A Field Guide to Insects in Australia. Reed New Holland: Sydney.

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