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A new species of Cylloceria Schiødte, 1838 (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) from the Oriental Region

Department of Entomology, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou 510642, Guangdong, China.
State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol, Ecology and Evolution, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510275, Guangdong, China
Hymenoptera Cylloceriinae Thailand Chiang Mai Province Myanmar Kachin State Kambaiti René Malaise


A new species of the genus Cylloceria Schiødte, 1838 from Thailand and Myanmar, Cylloceria ebbae sp. nov. is described and illustrated. This is the second species of this genus described from the Oriental region.



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