NEW RECORD OF DICHROGASTER MODESTA (GRAVENHORST, 1829) (HYMENOPTERA: ICHNEUMONIDAE: CRYPTINAE) IN IRAQAli Abdulhusien Kareem, Raad Kareem Aljaafari, Sienaa Muslim Al-Zurfi, Muntather M. Almosawy and Zeina M. Mouhsan
This study has reported Dichrogaster modesta (Gravenhorst, 1829) in Iraq as a new record. The specimens studied was collected from Al-Al Husayniya city, Karbala at coordinates 32Â°31â08.00âN 45Â°36â31.00âE, 14 April 2019, 2 @&@&. The ichneumon wasp is essential to control pest insects worldwide. It is fundamental to understand more about was ps in Iraqi fauna. Further study needed understanding the host range of Dichrogaster modesta in Iraq.