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Volume 94, Issue 1-2, Pages 45-49
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/1987/93491

New Praestochrysis and Notes on Described Species From the Oriental Region (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae)

Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis 95616, CA, USA

Received 3 March 1987

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Abstract

The genus Praestochrysis Linsenmaier is distinguished by having 5 distinct teeth on tergum III and a rather stout antenna. In any case the latter has flagellomere I less than 3 times as long as broad. Bohart (1986, Insecta Mundi 1:148-154) gave a key to species of the Ethiopian Region. One additional species, lamborni, is here described from that region. It keys out to couplet 6 in the 1986 paper but differs in having no transverse frontal carina.

Abbreviations used in the following descriptions are: F-I, etc., flagellomeres; TFC, transverse frontal carina; MOD, median ocellus diameter; T-I, etc., terga; S-II, sternum.