Rogadinae

Aleiodes similis, copyright Graham Calow.


Belongs within: Braconidae.

The Rogadinae are a group of braconid wasps that are endoparasites of Lepidoptera larvae, leaving the host mummified (Achterberg 1993).

Characters (from Achterberg 1993): Inner side of eyes often distinctly emarginate; prepectal carina often present; median carina of propodeum usually at least half as long as propodeum; dorsal carinae of first metasomal tergite meeting each other and pointed posteriad; second metasomal tergite frequently with small triangular area medio-basally, tergite may be granulate; second metasomal spiracle often in notum of tergite.

<==Rogadinae
    |--Stiropius Cameron 1912 [Stiropiini] A93
    |--Yelicones [Yeliconini] A93
    |    `--Y. violaceipennis A93
    |--Clinocentrus [Clinocentrini] A93
    |    |--C. cunctator A93
    |    `--C. umbratilis A93
    `--Rogadini A93
         |--Colastomion bicoloricorne A93
         |--Aleiodes A93
         |    |--A. praetor A93
         |    `--A. similis A93
         `--Rhogas MS01
              |--R. bicolor Lucas 1849 E12
              |--R. csikii Szépligeti in Mocsáry & Szépligeti 1901 MS01
              |--R. gasterator MS01
              `--R. irregularis MS01

*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.

Evenhuis, N. L. 2012. Publication and dating of the Exploration Scientifique de l'Algérie: Histoire Naturelle des Animaux Articulés (1846–1849) by Pierre Hippolyte Lucas. Zootaxa 3448: 1–61.

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.

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