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First Report of the Genus Parapsilogastrus ghesquière (hymenoptera : Chalcidoidea : Eucharitidae) from India with the Description of a New Species from Southern Western Ghats


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1 Western Ghats Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Eranhipalam, Kozhikode, Kerala-673006, India
2 Insect Ecology and Ethology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Calicut, Kerala-673635, India
     

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Parapsilogastrus sahyadriensis Girish Kumar & Binoy sp. nov. is described from Kerala part of Southern Western Ghats, India. The species is illustrated and separated from other species of Parapsilogastrus. It is the first report of the genus Parapsilogastrus from India. A checklist of species is provided.

Keywords

Parapsilogastrus, New Species, Checklist, Kerala.
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  • First Report of the Genus Parapsilogastrus ghesquière (hymenoptera : Chalcidoidea : Eucharitidae) from India with the Description of a New Species from Southern Western Ghats

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Authors

P. Girish Kumar
Western Ghats Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Eranhipalam, Kozhikode, Kerala-673006, India
C. Binoy
Insect Ecology and Ethology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Calicut, Kerala-673635, India

Abstract


Parapsilogastrus sahyadriensis Girish Kumar & Binoy sp. nov. is described from Kerala part of Southern Western Ghats, India. The species is illustrated and separated from other species of Parapsilogastrus. It is the first report of the genus Parapsilogastrus from India. A checklist of species is provided.

Keywords


Parapsilogastrus, New Species, Checklist, Kerala.

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