Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 53 (1), pp. 1–38, 2007

Title: Braconidae (Hymenoptera) from Korea XXII. Subfamily Alysiinae

Author: Papp, J.

Author's address: Department of Zoology, Hungarian Natural History Museum, H-1088 Budapest, Baross utca 13, Hungary

Abstract: Fivehundred seventeen Alysiinae braconid specimens taken in Korea served for the present elaboration, the material represents 39 Alysiini and 64 Dacnusini species, i.e. a total of 103 species. From among them eight species are new to science: (Alysiini:) Adelphenaldis correcta sp. n., Apronopa levis sp. n., Synaldis venustula sp. n., Aspilota turgida sp. n. and (Dacnusini:) Antrusa bispinula sp. n., Antrusa dilatata sp. n., Dacnusa luctuosa sp. n., Dacnusa reno sp. n. The new species are described and related to their nearest allies. A redescription of Epimicta longicaudalis Tobias is presented. The majority of the known species is new to the fauna of Korea. The locality data of the known species are completed, where necessary, with faunistic and distributional contributions. With 121 original figures.

Key words: Korea, braconids, list of localities, faunistic data, new species with nearest allies

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Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 53 (1), pp. 39–49, 2007

Title: A new species of Geococcus (Homoptera: Coccoidae: Pseudococcidae)

Authors: Kianek, A.1, Konczné Benedicty, Z.2, Kozár, F.2 and Bayar, Kh.1

Authors' addresses: 1Hárskúti Agro Kft. 8442, Hárskút, Kossuth Lajos utca 25, Hungary
2Plant Protection Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, H-1525 Budapest, P.O. Box 102, Hungary. E-mail:

Abstract: A new species of the Geococcus genus is described from Papua New Guinea in the Austro-Oriental Region. A key for the species is given. Distribution maps presented for the species of Geococcus for G. coffeae are presented.

Key words: Homoptera, Coccoidea, Pseudococcidae, Rhizoecini, new species, key, distribution

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Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 53 (1), pp. 51–74, 2007

Title: Taxonomical and faunistical studies on oribatids collected in Kenya (Acari: Oribatida) I.

Authors: Mahunka, S. and Mahunka-Papp, L.

Authors' address: Department of Zoology, Hungarian Natural History Museum and Systematic Zoology Research Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Eötvös Loránd University. H-1088 Budapest, Baross u. 13, Hungary, E-mail:

Abstract: A list of newly collected and identified oribatids from Kenya, 8 of them represents new species, belonging to the family Hermanniellidae, Tetracondylidae, Oppiidae and Suctobelbidae. With 36 figures.

Key words: Acari, Oribatida, new taxa, new distributional data, taxonomical notes, Kenya

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Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 53 (1), pp. 75–87, 2007

Title: Allozyme variability of Brown Hares (Lepus europaeus) from the Vojvodina (Serbia), compared to Central and Southeastern European populations

Authors: Vapa, L.1, Djan, M.1, Obreht, D.1, Hammer, S.2 and Suchentrunk, F.3

Authors' addresses: 1Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Sciences, Trg Dositeja Obradovica 2, 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia, E-mail:
2Clinical Immunology, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Veterinaerplatz 1, A-1210 Vienna, Austria
3Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Savoyenstrasse 1, A-1160 Vienna, Austria

Abstract: To assess genetic variability of brown hares (Lepus europaeus Pallas, 1778) from the Vojvodina province (Serbia) and to reveal gene pool relationships with central and southeastern European populations, 33 hares were screened for allozymic variation at 40 putative structural gene loci and directly compared to earlier data sets of 20 Austrian and eight Bulgarian populations. Seven loci (17.5% rate of polymorphism) were polymorphic in the Vojvodinian hares. All indices of genetic diversity of the Vojvodina population were within the ranges found for the Austrian and Bulgarian populations, indicating no loss of genetic diversity. Pairwise genetic distances revealed low levels of divergence among all compared populations. Low bootstrap values provided little support for allocating the Vojvodina hares to either the central European or southeastern European populations. Multidimensional scaling (MDS) of the pairwise Rogers' distance matrix and multivariate analysis of variance of population coordinates for three dimensions revealed significant differentiation between central and southeastern European populations. Stepwise discriminant analysis of population coordinates from MDS classified the Vojvodina population with 69.0% into the group of central European populations.

Key words: allozymes, brown hare, electrophoresis, population structure, Vojvodina

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Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 53 (1), pp. 89–95, 2007

Title: Seasonal changes in the sex ratio of Nyctalus species in North-east Hungary

Author: Estók, P.

Author's address: University of Debrecen, Department of Hydrobiology, H-4032 Debrecen Egyetem tér 1. E-mail:

Abstract: The sex ratios of Nyctalus noctula, N. leisleri and N. lasiopterus were studied in North-East Hungary between 1994 and 2006. Significant seasonal changes were found in the sex ratios of N. noctula and N. leisleri. N. noctula females were not present during nursing time, which means that the species do not form maternity colonies in the region. Females were observed in the spring and autumn which suggests considerable migration. In the cases of N. leisleri and N. lasiopterus females were dominant during nursing time.

Key words: Nyctalus, sex ratio, Hungary

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