The genus Prorops Waterson, 1923 (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae) from Madagascar

  • Cecília Waichert Utah State University, Department of Biology, 5305 Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah, 84322-5305
  • Celso O. Azevedo Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Departamento de Biologia, Av. Marechal Campos, 468, 29040-090 Vitória, ES
Keywords: Bethylid, Epyrinae, Sclerodermini, new species, new occurrence


Three species of the genus Prorops Waterson, 1923 occur in Madagascar. Prorops nasuta Waterson, 1923 is recorded for the first time from Madagascar and two new species are described and illustrated: P. sparsa sp. nov. and P. impotens sp. nov., both based on the morphology of males and females. A brief discussion of the status of the genus, illustrations, and a key to Madagascan species of Prorops are provided.

Author Biography

Cecília Waichert, Utah State University, Department of Biology, 5305 Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah, 84322-5305
Biology Department


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How to Cite
Waichert, C., & Azevedo, C. O. (2012). The genus Prorops Waterson, 1923 (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae) from Madagascar. European Journal of Taxonomy, (16).