A new species of the Indo-Australian genus Shelfordia Cameron, 1902, viz. S longicaudata spec. nov. from Sikkim (India) with an exceptionally long ovipositor is described and illustrated. The Shelfordiagroup is not recognized, and the genus Rostraulax Quicke, 1984, is synonymized with Shelfordia.

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Keywords Braconidae, Braconinae, Shelfordia, Rostraulax, Sigalphogastra, Cratobracon, new species, Indo-Australian, Sikkim
Journal Zoologische Mededelingen
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van Achterberg, C. (1993). A new species of the genus Shelfordia Cameron (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) with very long ovipositor, from NE India. Zoologische Mededelingen, 67(27), 365–373.