The Afrotropical species of Habritella Girault & Dodd (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)

Keywords: Chalcidoidea, new species, parasitoid, Pteromalinae, taxonomy


The previously endemic Australian genus Habritella Girault & Dodd, 1915 is reported for the first time in the Afrotropical region with four new species: H. africana sp. nov., H. mandibulata sp. nov., H. noyesi sp. nov., and H. viridifrons sp. nov. The males of Habritella are described for the first time. A new generic synonymy and combination are also proposed: Ezgia Koçak & Kemal, 2008 syn. nov. and H. stylifera (Bouček, 1988) comb. nov. Habritella is redescribed to accommodate the newly discovered and transferred species. An illustrated key to the Afrotropical species is provided.


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How to Cite
Mitroiu, M.-D. (2022). The Afrotropical species of Habritella Girault & Dodd (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). European Journal of Taxonomy, 813(1), 155–172.
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