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Taxonomy and distribution of pimpline parasitoids (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Pimplinae) in Ukraine

Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, NAS of Ukraine, Vul. B. Khmelnytskogo 15, Kyiv 01030, Ukraine
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Data on the ichneumonid parasitoid wasps of the subfamily Pimplinae from Ukraine are summarized. The fauna of the Ukrainian pimplines numbers 35 genera and 146 species equivalent to almost 63% of European fauna. Twenty-four species are recorded from Ukraine for the first time. Pimpla femorella Kasparyan, 1974 is a first record for Western Palaearctic. The highest species richness (91–94 spp.) occurs in Ivano-Frankivsk and Transcarpathian Regions situated mostly in the Carpathian Mountains basin. The Carpathian Montane Forests were found to be the most species rich (112 species) of the six ecoregions present in Ukraine. The flight period of Pimplinae-wasps in Ukraine lasts nine months with a maximum number of species collected in June and genera in July respectively.



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