Thursday, August 3, 2017

[Entomology • 2017] Review of Allanagrus Noyes & Valentine (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) with A Key to Species

Allanagrus orientalis 
  Manickavasagam & Palanivel, 2017


Allanagrus Noyes & Valentine (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) is reviewed and two new species, Allanagrus orientalis Manickavasagam & Palanivel sp. n. and A. montanus Manickavasagam & Palanivel sp. n., are described from Tamil Nadu, India. Allanagrus mayeri (Girault), A. gladius (Girault) and A. aurum (Girault) from Australia are redescribed, the latter only from photographs of the holotype, and the type species, A. magniclava from New Zealand, is illustrated. A key to the seven recognized species is provided.

Keywords: Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, fairyfly, new species, world key, India

S. Palanivel, S. Manickavasagam and John T. Huber. 2017. Review of Allanagrus Noyes & Valentine (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) with A Key to Species.
  Zootaxa. 4299(4); 507–520.  DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4299.4.2

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