A new species of the genus Apanteles Foerster, 1862 (subgenus Choeras Mason, 1981) from The Netherlands is described and illustrated. The new species is reported to be a parasitoid of larvae of terrestrial Trichoptera (Limnophilidae), which is the first report of this order as host of Braconidae. A key to the European species of the subgenus Choeras Mason is added.

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Zoologische Mededelingen

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van Achterberg, C. (2002). Apanteles (Choeras) gielisi spec. nov. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Microgastrinae) from The Netherlands and the first report of Trichoptera as host of Braconidae. Zoologische Mededelingen, 76, 1-16, 53–60.