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Published: 2020-06-09
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Review of Calomutilla Mickel, 1952, a new species, and comparison with Pertyella Mickel, 1952 (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae)

Museo de Invertebrados G. B. Fairchild, Estafeta Universitaria Apartado 00017, Universidad de Panamá, Panamá 0824, República de Panamá.
School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Private Bag X01, Scottsville (Pietermaritzburg), South Africa
Museo de Invertebrados G. B. Fairchild, Estafeta Universitaria Apartado 00017, Universidad de Panamá, Panamá 0824, República de Panamá.
Hymenoptera Sphaeropthalminae Pseudomethocini mutillid wasp taxonomy Neotropical region


Calomutilla panamensis Cambra, Brothers & Quintero sp. nov., female and male from Panama and Venezuela, and the hitherto unknown male of Calomutilla crucigera (Burmeister, 1854), are described and illustrated. Calomutilla panamensis represents the northernmost distribution record of this Neotropical genus and the first record from Venezuela. A key to species, photographs of the types of most species, and a brief description about the mating behavior of C. panamensis are presented. The differentiation of Calomutilla and Pertyella Mickel, 1952 is discussed and illustrated for both sexes.



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