Aprostocetus (Ootetrastichus) theioneurus (Masi) is recorded from Kenya as a hyperparasitoid on Chilo partellus through the braconid Cotesia sesamiae. This is the first known species of the subgenus Ootetrastichus which is not a primary endoparasitoid of eggs. Diagnostic characters are given for this species.

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Keywords Eulophidae, Aprostocetus, Ootetrastichus, hyperparasitoid, Lepidoptera, Pyralidae, Chilo partellus, stem borer, Kenya
Journal Zoologische Mededelingen
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Salle, J.La. (1993). Aprostocetus (Ootetrastichus) theioneurus (Masi) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae): a hyperparasitoid on the cereal stem borer Chilo partellus (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in Africa. Zoologische Mededelingen, 67(31), 445–451.