A key to the East Palaearctic and northern Oriental species of Rhysipolis Foerster, 1862 (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Rhysipolinae) is presented. Rhysipolis longicaudatus Belokobylskij, 1994 (stat. nov.) is redescribed, the first host records are given and it is reported new for China. Rhysipolis longicaudatus was reared from Taleporia sp. (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and from Bazaria turensis Ragonot (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in Qinghai Province.

Rhysipolinae, Psychidae, Pyralidae, Rhysipolis longicaudatus, new hosts, parasitoid
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Zhang, Y, Xiong, Z.-C, van Achterberg, K, & Li, T. (2016). A key to the East Palaearctic and Oriental species of the genus Rhysipolis Foerster, and the first host records of Rhysipolis longicaudatus Belokobylskij (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Rhysipolinae). Biodiversity Data Journal, 4(e7944), 1–13. doi:10.3897/BDJ.4.e7944