RECORD OF GENUS PROAN HALIDAY (HYMENOPTER, BRACONIDAE, APHIDIINAE) FROM ARID TRACT OF PUNJAB PROVINCE OF PAKISTAN
I. Bodlah, M. Naeem and E. Rakhshani *
Department of Entomology, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan,
*Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, University of Zabol, 98615-538, I .R. Iran
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Genus Proan Haliday (Hymenopter, Braconidae, Aphidiinae), a distinct Aphidiinae parasitoid group have been recorded for the first time from Punjab. Two species namely, Praon pakistanicum Kirkland, 1979 and Proan volucre (Haliday), 1833 are recorded for the first time from arid tract of Punjab Province of Pakistan. Praon pakistanicum Kirkland, 1979 has been redescribed. Both species have been illustrated using micrographs. A tentative key for the identification of these two species has been given.
Key words: Proan, Hymenoptera, Aphidiinae, Punjab, Pakistan.