Cornelis van Achterberg

Cornelis van Achterberg
Northwest University · School of Life Sciences

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January 2015 - February 2015
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
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  • Senior Researcher (guest)
Description
  • If not in China I will be in Naturalis Leiden for continuing my research.
January 1976 - June 2013
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Position
  • Senior Researcher

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Publications (594)
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The subgenus Arichelonus Viereck, 1913 of genus Chelonus Panzer, 1806 is newly recorded from China and five new species belonging to three different subgenera are described and illustrated from China, i.e., Chelonus (Arichelonus) allokotosus sp. nov., Chelonus (Arichelonus) kenosetrus sp. nov., Chelonus (Megachelonus) irilaminatus sp. nov., Chelonu...
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Two rare genera are newly reported for China: the Australasian Picacharops Gauld, 1984 and the Oriental Sliochia Gauld, 1976. A new species of these two monotypic genera (P. granulosus sp. nov. and S. adustifemur sp. nov., respectively) is described from China and illustrated. Keys to species of both genera are also provided.
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Species of the genera Breviterebra Kusigemati, 1982, Charops Holmgren, 1859 and Scenocharops Uchida, 1932 (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Campopleginae) from China are revised. Of the 13 species recognized, three are described as new species: Breviterebra apicocrinis sp. nov., Charops mauroknemus sp. nov. and Scenocharops yunnanensis sp. nov. The genu...
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A new subgenus of the genus Chelonus Panzer, 1806 (Braconidae: Cheloninae), Mirachelonus subgen. nov. (type species: Chelonus (Mirachelonus) miraventris sp. nov.) with deeply incurved apex of carapace, is described and illustrated from southwest China. A key to the subgenera currently recognized in Chelonus is included to facilitate future identifi...
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Our work reports on the establishment of the neotropical parasitoid Dolichogenidea gelechiidivoris Marsh (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) for the first time in Europe. This larval parasitoid has been recorded in samples collected in commercial tomato crops in Catalonia (North‐eastern Spain) from 2016 to the present. Dolichogenidea gelechiidivoris is consi...
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A new genus of Euphorinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) is described, Gretiella Stigenberg gen. nov., to accommodate for species from Papua New Guinea previously placed in the genus Streblocera Westwood, 1833. Two new combinations are made, Gretiella rugosa (Stigenberg & Zhang, 2020), comb. nov., and Gretiella semirugosa (Stigenberg & Zhang, 2020) comb...
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The genus Campoplex Gravenhorst, 1829 (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Campopleginae) from China is revised. Thirtynine new species are proposed (C. absitus sp. nov., C. acarus sp. nov., C. adustantennalis sp. nov., C. angustaulacis sp. nov., C. apacicarinatus sp. nov., C. artivultus sp. nov., C. atricrus sp. nov., C. collucatus sp. nov., C. concretus...
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Five new species of the genus Sinophorus Förster, 1869 (Ichneumonidae, Campopleginae) are described and illustrated from China: S. dioryctriae sp. nov., S. latistrigis sp. nov., S. neimengensis sp. nov., S. petilidentis sp. nov. and S. spissus sp. nov. A key to the Chinese species of Sinophorus is provided.
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Four new species of Venturia Schrottky, 1902 (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Campopleginae) from Oriental China and Nepal are described ( V. contiguus sp. nov. and V. yunnanensis sp. nov. from China; V. liuae sp. nov. and V. levocarinata sp. nov. from Nepal). In addition, two species are reported from China ( V. serpentina Maheshwary, 1977 and V. incl...
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Our study aimed to assess the contribution of natural parasitism due to Necremnus tutae Ribes & Bernardo (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) to the biological control of Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidopera:Gelechiidae) in commercial plots where an IPM program based on the use of predatory mirid bugs was implemented. During the samplings, the presence of anot...
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The genus Casinaria Holmgren, 1859 (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Campopleginae) from China is revised.
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The stinging wasps (Hymenoptera: Aculeata) include diverse groups such as vespid wasps, ants and bees. Phylogenetic relationships among major lineages of stinging wasps have been inferred from molecular and morphological data. However, the genomic features of the mitochondrial genomes and their phylogenetic utility remain to be explored. In this st...
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A new tribe of braconid wasps provisionally included in the Rhyssalinae, Laibaleini trib. nov., type genus Laibalea gen. nov. (type species Laibalea enigmatica sp. nov.), from Kenya and the Central African Republic, is described. A molecular dataset, with emphasis on basally derived taxa based on four gene fragments (28S D2–D3 expansion region, COI...
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The parasitoid Coccygidium transcaspicum (Kokujev) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Agathidinae) was reared from fall armyworm or Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in maize fields in South India (Telangana) during 2019. It is the first report of a host for C. transcaspicum and the first report of C. transcaspicum as a parasitoid...
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Members of the Monoctonina subtribe have long been neglected in applied studies of the subfamily Aphidiinae, due to their low economic importance, as they do not parasitize pests of cultivated plants. Consequently, data about this group are scarce, including its taxonomy and phylogeny. In the present study, we explore inter-and intraspecific geneti...
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This corrigendum serves to recognise the contribution of Dr. Mark Lammers, who was erroneously not given authorship in the original version of the paper.
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Field surveys conducted during 2018 in the maize fields infested with Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Karnataka and during 2019 in Andhra Pradesh yielded an egg-larval parasitoid Chelonus formosanus Sonan (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). This is the first report of C. formosanus parasitizing S. frugiperda in India (in natu...
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The parasitic wasp genus Aphaereta Foerster, 1863, belongs to the large subfamily Alysiinae Leach, 1815 (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and contains solitary or gregarious endoparasitoids of larvae of cyclorrhaphous Diptera living in decaying organic matter. A new species, Aphaereta vondelparkensis sp. n. (Braconidae, Alysiinae, Alysiini), from a city pa...
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The first record of Aphidius eglanteriae from The Netherlands and new records from France are presented. Information on distribution and notes on morphology of the species is given. High resolution microphotographs of A. eglanteriae are provided.
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The Palaearctic species of Myiocephalus Marshall, 1898 (Braconidae, Euphorinae) are revised and a new species (M. zwakhalsi sp. n.) from Austria is described and illustrated. A key to the Palaearctic species is provided. Myiocephalus niger Fischer, 1957, is a new record for China and the Nearctic Myiocephalus laticeps (Provancher, 1886) is re-insta...
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The Afrotropical (including Malagasy Subregion) species of the genus Asobara Foerster, 1863, are revised. In addition to the redescribed 15 known species, 25 new species are described and illustrated, viz., Asobara abyssiniensis Peris-Felipo, sp. nov., A. caboverdensis van Achterberg, sp. nov., A. carinata Peris-Felipo, sp. nov., A. cracentis van A...
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The Afrotropical (including Malagasy Subregion) species of the genus Asobara Foerster, 1863, are revised. In addition to the redescribed 15 known species, 25 new species are described and illustrated, viz., Asobara abyssiniensis Peris-Felipo, sp. nov., A. caboverdensis van Achterberg, sp. nov., A. carinata Peris-Felipo, sp. nov., A. cracentis van A...
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Braconid parasitoids reared from Malus sieversii and Malus domestica trees in NW China infested by Agrilus mali Matsumura (Coleoptera, Buprestidae) are illustrated and discussed. Six species were found parasitising Agrilus mali in NW China, namely, Atanycolus ivanowi (Kokujev) (Braconinae), Doryctes undulatus (Ratzeburg), Pareucorystes varinervis T...
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The genus Spilopteron Townes, 1960 (Ichneumonidae: Acaenitinae) is reported for the first time from Vietnam. Five of the seven reported species are described as new, comprising: S. brunneum sp. nov., S. lamdongensis sp. nov., S. nigromaculatum sp. nov., S. tamdaoensis sp. nov., and S. tumidium sp. nov. In addition, two further species, S. flaviapic...
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Ten species of the Gasteruptiidae from Russian Far East and Siberia are listed. Five species are newly recorded from Russia and one species is new for the Russian Far East. New replacement name Gasteruption graciloides van Achterberg, nom. n. is proposed for G. gracilis Alekseev, 1995, nec Smith, 1859, nec Pasteels, 1956. Gasteruption abeillei Kief...
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Updated checklist of Iranian Braconidae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea) with twenty-three new records. Abstract: This faunistic paper deals with species diversity of nine subfamilies of Braconidae (Hymenoptera) of Iran. A total of 23 species within 18 genera were collected and identified as new records for the fauna of Iran: Agathidinae (two species)...
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Fifty new combinations are proposed for species of Hemichoma and Zelomorpha (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Agathidinae), along with four combinations that are renewed to a previous status.
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During surveys for the potential biocontrol agents Merochlorops species complex (Diptera: Chloropidae), to control the invasive weed Hedychium gardnerianum Sheppard ex Ker Gawl. (Zingiberaceae), two new species of Rhogadopsis Brèthes (Braconidae: Opiinae) viz., R. gratia Gupta & van Achterberg, sp. n. and R. macrusa Gupta & van Achterberg, sp. n. w...
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SenwotWharton 1983, is a small braconid genus with only two previously described species. The genus is revised using morphological characters and a phylogenetic analysis of COI sequence. Senwot Wharton is reported for the first time from Thailand and two new species: Senwot yinxianggaoae Yao n. sp. and Senwot jiyuanyaoi Yao n. sp. are described and...
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Braconid parasitoids belonging to the subfamily Agathidinae were collected in Mazandaran province in 2016. Two species, Agathis levis Abdinbekova, 1970 and Disophrys initiator (Fonscolombe, 1846) were identified. The former species is newly recorded form Iran.
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Two aberrant species of Opiinae are described and illustrated from Vietnam, of which one is included into a new genus ( Canalopiusgen. n. ; type species: C.periscopussp. n. ). The other species, Xynobiuschrysopssp. n. belongs to an aberrant group of species near X.maculipennis (Enderlein, 1912).
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The genus Ishigakia is reported from Vietnam for the first time, and two new species (I. babeensis sp. nov. and I. duongi sp. nov.) are described from Northeast Vietnam using morphological and genetic data. These new species are also inserted in the key to world species of Ishigakia provided by Ito & Maeto (2016).
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Neurolarthra Fischer, 1976, is a small braconid genus with two described species. The genus is revised using morphological characters and a phylogenetic analysis of COI sequence data; GenBank accession numbers of seven COI sequences from two species are included. A new species from Thailand is described and illustrated: N. karensharkeyae Yao n. sp....
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Neurolarthra Fischer, 1976, is a small braconid genus with two described species. The genus is revised using morphological characters and a phylogenetic analysis of COI sequence data; GenBank accession numbers of seven COI sequences from two species are included. A new species from Thailand is described and illustrated: N. karensharkeyae Yao n. sp....
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Separatatus Chen & Wu, 1994, is reported for the first time from Thailand and one new species is described and illustrated: Separatatus xuexincheni n. sp. In addition, one species is newly recorded from Thailand (S. parallelus Zhu et al., 2017) and we transfer one species from Phasmidiasta to Separatatus: S. malaysiae (Fischer, 2006) n. comb. A key...
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The distribution of Zethus Fabicius, 1804, in the Oriental and Palaearctic regions is discussed, with special reference to the northeastern Oriental species. A newly discovered species, Z. velamellatus Tan, sp. n. from China (Zhejiang), is described and illustrated. The first key to species of Zethus Fabricius from China is presented. Zethus nigerr...
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The genus Triancyra Baltazar, 1961 and two species, viz. Triancyra aurea Wang & Hu, 1992 and Triancyra graptothora- calis Wang & Huang, 1992, are reported for the first time from Vietnam. In addition, three species are described as new: Triancyra acuta sp. nov., and Triancyra mystaxa sp. nov. from Dak Lak Province in Central Highlands, and Triancyr...
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A new genus of the tribe Praini Mackauer, 1961 (Braconidae: Aphidiinae) from China is described in this paper, Astigmapraon Tian et Chen, gen. nov. (Type species: A. hei Tian et Chen, sp. nov. from Shaanxi and Sichuan). An identification key to the genera of Praini is added.
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The genus Polistes is revised for the West Palaearctic region based on morphology and DNA barcodes. The revision includes all known West Palaearctic species, raising the number of species in Europe to 14 and to 17 for the West Palaearctic realm. DNA barcodes were recovered from 15 species, 14 of which belong to the subgenusPolistes, and one, P.watt...
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The parasitoids of European gypsy moth Lymantria d. dispar (L.) and Lackey moth Malacosoma n. neustria (L.) in Greece were investigated. In total, twelve parasitoid species emerged from different larval instars of both species. Eight primary parasitoid species were recorded: three from the family Braconidae (Hymenoptera) and five from the family Ta...
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The microgastrine parasitoid wasp Apanteles hemara Nixon, 1965, is currently being considered as a potential biocontrol agent of amaranth leaf-webber pests in Africa. To facilitate future research and identification of the species, we characterize it from an integrative taxonomy perspective by providing a comprehensive morphological redescription,...
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On the basis of recent ichneumonid collections from the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, Hanoi, Vietnam, the Netherlands Centre for Biodiversity Naturalis, Leiden, Netherlands, and the Osaka Museum of Natural History, Osaka, Japan, the genus Yezoceryx (Ichneumonidae: Acaenitinae) is reported for the first time from Vietnam with descri...
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Fauna Europaea provides a public web-service with an index of scientific names (including important synonyms) of all extant European terrestrial and freshwater animals, their geographical distribution at the level of countries and major islands (west of the Urals and excluding the Caucasus region), and some additional information. The Fauna Europae...
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Nipponopius glabricaudatus sp. n. from Shaanxi and Ningxia (NW China) is described and illustrated (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Opiinae). A key to the species of Nipponopius Fischer, 1963, is added and for the first time the male is described and illustrated. The genus is reported for the second time from outside Japan and is new for China. The positi...
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Coeliniaspis Fischer, 2010 (Braconidae, Alysiinae, Dacnusini) is recorded from China and Russia for the first time. Coeliniaspis insularis (Tobias, 1998) is reported from China (Fujian), redescribed and illustrated. A key to the species of the genus Coeliniaspis Fischer is added. Coeliniaspis insularis (Tobias, 1998) and C. rufiventris (Tobias, 199...
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The subfamily Microtypinae Szépligeti, 1908 Szépligeti, G. (1908): Braconiden aus der Sammlung des ungarischen National-Museums. 2. Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici, 6, 397–427. [Google Scholar] (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) is recorded for the first time for Egypt. The present study is based on specimens collected from Gebel Elba...