Kiwi Khalaim & Ward, 2019
- GBIF Backbone Taxonomy
- Published in
- Khalaim, Andrey I. & Darren F. Ward. 2019. Tersilochinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) from New Zealand. Part 2. Review of genera Kiwi gen. nov. and Zealochus Khalaim. Zootaxa 4613(3): 521–545.
Diagnosis. Small species with body length 1.7 – 3.5 mm and fore wing length 1.6 – 3.0 mm. Body more or less entirely granulate and impunctate; clypeus smooth, usually scabrous in upper part and sometimes with rare fine punctures in lower part; vertex, gena and upper part of mesopleuron sometimes smooth.
Etymology. Named after common name kiwi, an endemic New Zealand flightless birds of the genus Apterix Shaw. Gender masculine.