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A new species of the endemic Australian genus Hyptiogaster Kieffer Hymenoptera: Gasteruptiidae)

BEN A. PARSLOW, JOHN T. JENNINGS

Abstract


Hyptiogaster arafura sp. nov. is described from Arafura Swamp, Northern Territory, Australia, as the eleventh species of Hyptiogaster Kieffer (Hymenoptera: Gasteruptiidae). A revised diagnosis of Hyptiogaster is given based on the new species.

 


Keywords


Hymenoptera, Gasteruptiidae

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4379.1.11

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