A new species of the genus Macrocentrus Curtis, 1833 (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Macrocentrinae) described and illustrated: M. sylvestrellae spec. nov. from France and Italy. It is a gregarious koinobiont endoparasitoid of the pine stem borer Dioryctria sylvestrella (Ratzeburg, 1840) (Lepidoptera; Pyraloidea: Pyralidae: Phycitinae), a noxious pest in Pinus plantations in southern Europe.

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Keywords Hymenoptera, Ichneumonoidea, Braconidae, Macrocentrinae, Macrocentrus sylvestrellae, Palaearctic, Europe, key, Lepidoptera, Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae, Dioryctria sylvestrella
Journal Zoologische Mededelingen
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van Achterberg, C. (2001). Macrocentrus sylvestrellae spec. nov. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Macrocentrinae), a parasitoid of Dioryctria sylvestrella (Ratzeburg) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Zoologische Mededelingen, 75, 1-15, 78–88.