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Published: 2003-11-21
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A new species of the enigmatic genus Teremys Mason, T. hanniae, from Costa Rica (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)

Central American Institute of Biological Research and Conservation (CIBRC). P.O. Box 2398-2050 San Pedro de Montes de Oca, San José, Costa Rica
Current Address: Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL 61801, USA
Hymenoptera Braconidae Microgastrinae Teremys taxonomy new species Neotropics


The microgastrine braconid wasp genus Teremys was proposed by Mason based on the rare new species, T. masneri, which is apparently restricted to eastern North America. In the present paper Teremys hanniae n. sp. is described from the Neotropical region, and an illustrated key to the two known species is presented. The relationships and taxonomic status of the genus are briefly discussed but not yet fully clarified.


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