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Published: 2020-07-13

Three new species of Pseudoceraphron from Japan and New Zealand (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae)

Museum of Natural History, University of Wrocław, Sienkiewicza 21, 50-335 Wrocław, Poland.
Hymenoptera Diparinae new species


The leaf-litter-inhabiting diparine genus Pseudoceraphron Dodd (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) is for the first time recorded to occur in the Northern Hemisphere (Japan) and is confirmed from New Zealand. Pseudoceraphron belissimus sp. n. (Japan: Ishigaki-jima), P. zealandicus sp. n., and P. kepanus sp. n. (both New Zealand: Northern Island) are described.



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