Alexey Reshchikov

Alexey Reshchikov
Dali University · Institute of Eastern-Himalaya Biodiversity Research

PhD

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Introduction
Biodiversity and taxonomy of ichneumonid wasp (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) in South East Asia
Additional affiliations
February 2013 - present
Swedish Museum of Natural History
Position
  • PosDoc Researcher
November 2010 - November 2012
Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Position
  • Researcher
January 2010 - January 2012
University of Oslo
Position
  • Researcher
Description
  • Filling the blanks: a quest for overlooked Norwegian species in poorly known insect taxa: Hymenoptera: Ichneumonida
Education
September 1999 - November 2004
St Petersburg State University
Field of study
  • Entomology

Publications

Publications (254)
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Two new species of Exetastes Gravenhorst, 1829 from the Peruvian Andes are described and illustrated: E. andensis sp. nov. and E. tullu sp. nov. Presently, 38 species of Exetastes have been recorded in the Neotropical region. Our discoveries are the first records of the genus in Peru and the Andean region.
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Two new species of the genus Drepanoctonus Pfankuch, 1911 collected in natural habitats with Wild Tea (Camellia sinensis var. assamica) are described and illustrated: D. rimdahli Liu & Reshchikov, sp. nov. from Chiang Mai Province, Thailand and D. chamagudao Liu & Zheng, sp. nov. from Yunnan Province, China. Drepanoctonus bicolor Kusigemati, 1971 i...
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Abstract A new species in the genus Phytodietus Gravenhorst, 1829, P. xui Kostro-Ambroziak & Reshchikov sp. n. is described from the Yunnan Province of China. An identification key for the eight species of Phytodietus currently recorded in Mainland China is provided. P. longicauda (Uchida, 1931) is recorded for the first time in China and P. spinip...
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The endemic Neotropical genus Xiomara Gauld, 1997 was described as monotypic. A new species of Xiomara from Peru is described and illustrated: X. mabelae Reshchikov sp. nov. An identification key to known species is provided.Key words: Amazonia, Junin, Perilissini, Neotropical, tropical rainforest, endemic species
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The taxonomic limits of Palpostilpnus Aubert, 1961 are reviewed. The genus is characterized mainly by having a very elongated maxillary palp; head short and depressed, with mandible small and with distinct basal groove; ovipositor short and slender, needle-like. A total of seventeen species are recognized, of which ten are described as new: P. aki...
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A new species of the genus Cylloceria Schiødte, 1838 from Thailand and Myanmar, Cylloceria ebbae sp. nov. is described and illustrated. This is the second species of this genus described from the Oriental region.
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Two species of the genus Allophrys Förster are described from Australia: A. fuscipes sp. nov. and A. gauldi sp. nov. These are the first descriptions of Allophrys species from Australia. A key to the Australian species of the genus is also provided. Key words: taxonomy, key, Tersilochinae, parasitoid
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Gilen gen. nov. (type species G. orientalis sp. nov.) from South East Asia is described and illustrated. The new taxon has a produced mid-longitudinal facial projection, which differentiates it from all other known genera of Ichneumonidae. It belongs to the tribe Perilissini in the subfamily Ctenopelmatinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) and is recor...
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Nanium Townes, 1967 is a small New World parasitoid wasp genus in the subfamily Ctenopelmatinae Förster, 1869 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). Previously, it comprised five species: one from North America and four from Costa Rica. The current study reviews the Neotropical species of the genus, and includes descriptions of two new species, N. medianum...
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A new genus (Stenope gen. nov.; type species: Allophrys falcatus) is described for the aberrant type species from the Philippines accidently described as an ichneumonid species.
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Schizopyga Gravenhorst, 1829 is a small genus belonging to the Polysphincta genus-group of the subfamily Pimplinae, with 12 known species worldwide (Yu et al., 2012; Matsumoto, 2016), two of them from the Afrotropical region (Gauld & Dubois, 2006). Schizopyga species are known as parasitoids of spiders creating non-aerial webs (Clubionidae, Gnaphos...
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Brachyzapus Gauld & Dubois, 2006 is a small genus belonging to the Polysphincta genus-group of the subfamily Pimplinae, with nine known species worldwide (Uchida & Momoi, 1958; Yu et al., 2012; Pham et al., 2012). The genus can be recognized by twisted mandibles, a very weakly convex and rather long clypeus with quite well-defined angulation latera...
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The Oriental species of the genus Eridolius Förster, 1869 are reviewed, and a new species, E. xui Reshchikov, sp. nov. is described from Southern China. This is the seventh record of the genus from the Oriental region. The new species can be distinguished from all other Oriental species of the genus by its lower mandibular tooth longer than upper o...
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Stora Karlsö is a small island close to Gotland in the Baltic Sea of which the Hymenopteran fauna has not been extensively studied before. In August 2014, a team of eight persons carried out an inventory of Hymenoptera, mainly the parasitoid wasps and saw ies, on the island. Sampling was done with Malaise traps for a period of 22 days, complemented...
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Two new species the genus Rhorus Förster are described from Thailand, R. inthanonensis Reshchikov & Xu, sp. n. and R. lannae Reshchikov & Xu, sp. n. from Chiang Mai Province. These are the first records of the genus from Thailand. The type specimen of R. orientalis (Cameron, 1909) is re-described and illustrated. An identification key for the Orien...
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Two species of Allophrys Förster are described from the Oriental region, A. cantonensis Reshchikov& Yue, sp. nov., collected from Guangdong, China and A. falcatus Reshchikov, sp. nov. from Davao, Philippines. This is first record of the genus from China. A key to the Oriental species of the genus is provided.
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Four new species of the genus Lathrolestes Förster, 1869 are discovered from South Korea: L. redimiculus Reshchikov & Lee, sp. n., L. sexmaculatus Reshchikov & Lee, sp. n., L. taebaeksanensis Reshchikov & Lee, sp. n., and L. ungnyeo Reshchikov & Lee, sp. n. This is the first record of the genus from South Korea.
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A new species of the genus Lethades Davis, 1897 (Ctenopelmatinae: Pionini), Lethadesorientalis Reshchikov & Xu, sp. n., collected in Heishiding Nature Reserve in Guangdong Province, China, is described. This is new record of the genus from China and for the Oriental region also. The species can be distinguished from all other species of the genus b...
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The genus Rhinotorus Förster, 1869 is revised. Thirteen species are recognized including 3 species that are new to science (R. jussilai sp. nov., R. campester sp. nov., R. tarsilatus sp. nov.). Saotis brachycerus (Kasparyan & Kopelke, 2009) comb. nov. is considered to be a member of the genus Saotis. Rhinotorus similis (Brischke, 1892) is tentative...
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The genus Asthenara Forster, 1869, belonging to the tribe Pionini of the subfamily Ctenopelmatinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae), comprises eight described species (Yu et al. 2012). Two of them are distributed in the Palaearctic Region, and six in the Neotropical region. One Neotropical species is known from Costa Rica (Gauld et al. 1997), the remai...
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New records on 23 ichneumonids (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) from Italy are provided. Of these, 19 species are new records for Italy, three species are new for Sardinia and one species is recorded for the first time for Italian mainland. The subfamily Poemeniinae is recorded for the first time for Sardinia.
Conference Paper
Nowadays it is impossible to imagine any sufficient taxonomoc, ecological or biodiversity study of terrestrial arthropods without using the most effective method, the Malaise trap. This is not the news what a huge amount of material can yelled this method. However it is not always clear how to deal with bulk of row Malaise trap samples comprising m...
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Background: The genus Phytodietus Gravenhorst, 1829 is a species rich group of ichneumonid parasitoid wasps. It is represented in all zoogeographical regions, but knowledge of Phytodietus species in the Oriental region is patchy and restricted to some countries. New information: Here the genus Phytodietus is recorded from Thailand for the first...
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The genus Lathrolestes Förster (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) from Northern Europe is reviewed. A new species, L. oelandinus sp. n. from Öland (Southern Sweden) is described. Illustrated diagnoses for 23 Northern European species are provided. Lathrolestes soperi Reshchikov, 2010 is recorded for the first time in the Palaearctic region (from the UK)...
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Nine species of Acropimpla Townes, 1960 are recorded from Thailand with three species described as new:
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New distributional records on 55 ichneumonids (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) from Italy are provided. Of these, 47 species are new for Italy, including representatives of the subfamily Diacritinae and of the tribes Zimmeriini (Ichneumoninae) and Pseudorhyssini (Poemeniinae); six species are new for Sardinia, one for Sicily and one for the Italian mai...