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A new species of Mesostenus Gravenhorst (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Cryptinae) from Colombia

ANDRES FABIAN HERRERA-FLOREZ, JOHN ALEXANDER PULGARIN DIAZ, JHON A. QUIROZ-GAMBOA

Abstract


The genus Mesostenus Gravenhorst has sixty one described species worldwide. A new species, Mesostenus hypsipylaphagous Herrera-Florez, sp. n. is described and its host given. This is the first record of Mesostenus from Colombia.

 


Keywords


Hymenoptera, Ichneumonoidea, South America, Neotropics, taxonomy, parasitic wasps, host record, Lepidoptera, Pyralidae, Hypsipyla, shoot borer

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4306.4.9

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