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Published: 2020-11-18
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The neotropical genus Sporrongia Gumovsky (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), including two new species and the first biological record

Scientific Associate, Natural History Museum, Department of Life Sciences, London, UK. Biological Museum (Entomology), Lund University, Sweden.
galls gall maker gall inducer Andira inermis Hymenoptera


Two new species of Sporrongia Gumovsky (Eulophidae: Entedoninae), S. marginata sp. nov. from Costa Rica and Mexico, and S. niveicornis sp. nov. from Peru, are described and compared to the single previously known species, S. tobagoiensis Gumovsky. Sporrongia marginata has been reared from galls on the legume Andira inermis (Leguminosae). This is the first biological record for the genus and an indirect indication of possible gall induction by S. marginata.


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