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First record of the genus Oxyrrhexis Foerster, 1869 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Pimplinae, Ephialtini) for the fauna of Egypt, with an unexpected new host record

NEVEEN S. GADALLAH, HISHAM K. EL-HENNAWY

Abstract


Oxyrrhexis Foerster, 1869 of the Polysphincta genus-group, is recorded for the first time for the Egyptian fauna, with one species, O. carbonator (Gravenhorst, 1807). Specimens have been reared from the titanoecid spider Nurscia albomaculata (Lucas, 1846), which represents a new host record for O. carbonator as well as for the Polysphincta genus-group as a whole.

 


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Hymenoptera, Polysphincta genus-group, Oxyrrhexis carbonator, new host record, Nurscia albomaculata, Beheira, Egypt

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