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Published: 2019-10-15
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An unusual new species of Aulacus Jurine (Hymenoptera: Evanioidea: Aulacidae) from Southern Western Ghats, India

Western Ghats Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Eranhipalam, Kozhikode, Kerala-673006, India
Systematic Entomology Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, c/o National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, P.O. Box 37012, MRC 168, Washington, DC 20013-7012.
Insect Ecology and Ethology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Calicut, Kerala-673635, India
Hymenoptera Aulacus new species key Oriental Region India


Aulacus sahyadriensis Girish Kumar, Smith & Binoy sp. nov. is described from Kerala part of Southern Western Ghats, India. The species is illustrated and separated from other species of Aulacus known from the Oriental Region. It is the second species of Aulacus recorded from India. A key to species of Oriental Aulacus is provided.



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