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Published: 2020-06-30
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Taxonomic revision of the infraorder Proctotrupomorpha (Hymenoptera)

A.A. Borissiak Palaeontological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, 117647 Moscow, Russia Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
Kirchgasse 11, 71083 Herrenberg, Germany
Hymenoptera Proctotrupomorpha Microprocta Cretacoformicidae Proctotrupoidea Cynipoidea Chalcidoidea Platygastroidea Diaprioidea Serphitoidea Mymarommatoidea Bipetiolarida


The authors revise the taxonomy of infraorder Proctotrupomorpha. Although this revision is not meant as being complete, it is based on the most important structures of the infraorder. A new taxon in Proctotrupomorpha is being erected, Microprocta, taxon nov., as a new informal group (clade), comprising the superfamilies Chalcidoidea, Platygastroidea, Diaprioidea, Serphitoidea, and Mymarommatoidea, and families Jurapriidae, Trupochalcididae, and Chalscelionidae, fam. nov., based on five synapomorphic characters of their wing venation.


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