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Published: 2020-02-24
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Stenarella domator (Poda) [Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae], a newly introduced species to the Nearctic, and a summary of adventive Nearctic species of Ichneumonidae

Department of Biology, Utah State University, 5305 Old Main Hill, Logan, ,UT 84332, USA,
1341 Weathervane Lane, Akron, OH 44313, USA, e-
Hymenoptera Cryptinae Osprynchotina parasitoid Aculeata host range


The western Palaearctic ichneumonid Stenarella domator (Poda) is newly recorded for the Nearctic. Photographs and a new key to the genera of Nearctic Osprynchotina (Cryptinae: Cryptini) are provided. Like other species in the Osprynchotina, S. domator is an ectoparasitoid of aculeate Hymenoptera which use mud/earth in their nests. The 25 species of adventive Nearctic ichneumonids are reviewed, and the implications of their biologies for Nearctic host ranges are discussed.



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