Synopsis of Bradepyris Kieffer, 1905 (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae, Mesitiinae)

  • Diego N. Barbosa Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Departamento de Biologia, Av. Fernando Ferrari 514, Goiabeiras, 29.075-910, Vitória ES
  • Celso O. Azevedo Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Departamento de Biologia, Av. Fernando Ferrari 514, Goiabeiras, 29.075-910, Vitória ES
Keywords: synonym, new species, genitalia description, key, new records


Two new junior synonyms, Pseudomesitius Duchaussoy, 1916 syn. nov. and Triglenus Marshall, 1905 syn. nov., for the genus Bradepyris Kieffer, 1905 are proposed and a new diagnosis for the genus is given. Two new species (based on males) from the Saharo-Arabian region are here described: Bradepyris jordanicus, sp. nov. and B. baleariensis, sp. nov. A brief revision, with a key to the males and females of all species of this genus, and the first male genitalia descriptions are also provided.


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How to Cite
Barbosa, D. N., & Azevedo, C. O. (2015). Synopsis of Bradepyris Kieffer, 1905 (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae, Mesitiinae). European Journal of Taxonomy, (151).