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Rajmohana, K.; Veenakumari Kamalanathan; Bijoy, C.; Prashanth Mohanraj; Palatty Allesh Sinu; Ranjith A.P.
A new genus Anokha is described in the subfamily Scelioninae (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae), from India with two new species A. anoojii Rajmohana and Veenakumari and A. nigra Rajmohana. The new genus is distinguished from other Scelioninae, by the following combination of characters: closely placed large, round, setigerous tubercles separated by narrow sinuous furrows on head and mesosoma; posteriorly emarginate mesoscutellum with postero-lateral corners drawn into prominent spines. Both sexes are described and imaged. Affinities with closely resembling genera are discussed.