Review of world genera of Ceinae, with the description of two new Palaearctic species of Spalangiopelta Masi (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Pteromalidae)

  • Mircea-Dan Mitroiu “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University Iaşi, Faculty of Biology, Bd. Carol I 20A, 700505 Iaşi
Keywords: Bohpa, Cea, Diparisca, Spalangiopelta, new species, parasitoid


The paper provides the first illustrated key to all described genera of Ceinae, i.e., Bohpa Darling, 1991, Cea Walker, 1837, and Spalangiopelta Masi, 1922. Based on the study of the original material, the genus Diparisca Hedqvist, 1964 stat. nov. is removed from the synonymy with Spalangiopelta and its higher classification is discussed. Spalangiopelta rameli sp. nov. and S. viridis sp. nov. are described from Greece and the Canary Islands, respectively.


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How to Cite
Mitroiu, M.-D. (2016). Review of world genera of Ceinae, with the description of two new Palaearctic species of Spalangiopelta Masi (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Pteromalidae). European Journal of Taxonomy, (251).