Journal of Forestry Research

, Volume 30, Issue 3, pp 1123–1130 | Cite as

A new species, first report of a male and new distributional records for five species of Oligosita Walker (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) from China

  • Sizhu Liu
  • Chengde LiEmail author
Original Paper


Seven species of the genus Oligosita, a well-known cosmopolitan genus of the family Trichogrammatidae that comprise egg parasitoids of coleopteran, hemipteran, lepidopteran and thysanopteran insects, are reviewed. Oligosita xinyangensis sp. nov. (Hymenoptera, Trichogrammatidae) is described in detail and illustrated; the male of O. nigroflagellaris Lin is reported for the first time. New distributional data are provided for O. japonica Yashiro, O. mediterranea Nowicki, O. pallida Kryger, O. polioptera Lin and O. shibuyae Ishii from China, and a key to all the Chinese species of the genus is given.


Chalcidoidea Oligositinae Oligositini Parasitoid Taxonomy 



This project was supported by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (Grant No. 2572015AA05). We are grateful to Drs. Hui-Lin Han, Tian-yu Shao, Mu-jie Qi, Xiang–Xiang Jin and Hui Geng; Mr. Chao Zhang, Mr. Zhi-Guang Wu, Mr. Jiang Liu and Miss Yan Gao for specimen collection.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of ForestryNortheast Forestry UniversityHarbinPeople’s Republic of China

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