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Published: 2018-08-29

Contribution to the knowledge on the spider wasps genus Morochares Banks, 1934 (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae) from China

Federal Scientific Center of the East Asia Terrestrial Biodiversity, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok-22, 690022, Russia.
Federal Scientific Center of the East Asia Terrestrial Biodiversity, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok-22, 690022, Russia.
Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou 510640, China.
Hymenoptera Pompilinae Oriental Region Palaearctic China new record

Abstract

Five species of the genus Morochares Banks, 1934 are reported from China, four of them are described and illustrated as new species: M. sinica Loktionov & Lelej, sp. nov. (Guangdong, Hainan), M. wahisi Loktionov & Lelej, sp. nov. (Hainan), M. wolfi Loktionov & Lelej, sp. nov. (Guangdong) and M. xuzaifui Loktionov, Lelej & Liu, sp. nov. (Zhejiang, Guangdong). The genus Morochares is newly recorded from mainland China. A key to the females of the Chinese species is given.

 

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How to Cite

LOKTIONOV, V. M., LELEJ, A. S., & LIU, J.-X. (2018). Contribution to the knowledge on the spider wasps genus <em>Morochares</em> Banks, 1934 (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae) from China. Zootaxa, 4462(4), 497–510. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4462.4.3