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Published: 2020-02-25
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Ten new species of parasitoid wasps Mnioes Townes, 1946 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Banchinae) described from Peru

1Departamento de Entomología, Museo de Historia Natural, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Av. Arenales 1256 Jesús María, Lima 14, Perú. Bosque Llaqta, Av. Confraternidad Internacional Este N° 364, Huaraz, Perú.
Hymenoptera Ichneumonoidea taxonomy parasitoids wasps Neotropical


Mnioes Townes is a predominantly Neotropical genus of the family Ichneumonidae, mainly documented from Central America and, until now, with no described species from South America. In this paper, ten new species are described from Peru: Mnioes attenboroughi sp. nov., M. huk sp. nov., M. iskay sp. nov., M. kinsa sp. nov., M. pisqa sp. nov., M. poncei sp. nov., M. pusaq sp. nov., M. qanchis sp. nov., M. soqta sp. nov., and M. tawa sp. nov. A key to the Peruvian species and maps of their geographical distribution are also presented.



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