On the Braconidse in the British Museum. 241 beginning of last tliiixl. Legs black, the anterior and middle knees and anterior tibise in front pallid ; hind tibiee and tarsi with dark fuscous hair on outer side and shining pale yellowish on inner ; hind spur with two lamelliform teetli, the first very laige. Abdomen honey-colour, with transverse black bands across middle of segments, that on first sometimes incomplete, the first also with two dusky spots anteriorly and a dark mark on each side ; apical part o£ segments 2 to 4 with appressed orange hair ; caudal rima yellowish, but black hair on each side of it. Palcazu, Peru (from Rosenberg). U.S. National Museum. Related to A. vulpicolor, Crawf., but the abdomen is quite differently coloured and the base of metathorax is much more coarsely sculptured. Agapostemon tyleri, sp. n. Almost exactly like A. viridulus, Fabr., in nearly all characters, and running to that in published tables, but distinct in the following characters : — ? (type). — Tfgulai black, with a yellow mark in front; scutellum finely and closely punctured all over; base of metathorax behind sides of enclosure without distinct grooves or strige directed tneso-caudad. r^ . — Tegulse chestnut-red, with a yellow spot ; yellow band on first abdominal segment broadly interrupted ; hind femora and tibia3 on upper (inner) side broadly banded with black for their whole length ; anterior tibise mainly black behind. San Juan Allende, Mexico, Nov. 29 (C. IJ. T. Townsend). U.S. National Museum. XXVI. — JS'otes on the Braconida? in the British Museum. — I. By liOWLAND E. TURNEE, F.Z.S., F.E.S. Subfamil}^ Braconin^. Chaoilta decorata, Sz^p. Blastomorpha decorafa, Szep. Term. Fiizetek, xxiii. p. 50 (1900), Chaoilta decorata, Sz(5p. Wytsman's Genera Insect, xxii. p. 17 (1904). This species was originally described from Dutch New Guinea. 1 took a specimen at Cooktown in Novensber 1904.