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A review of the Chinese species of Lymaenon (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae), with description of six new species

College of Life Science and Technology, Xinjiang University, Urumqi, Xinjiang, 830046, P.R. China.
Entomology Research Museum, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, California, 92521, USA.
College of Life Science and Technology, Xinjiang University, Urumqi, Xinjiang, 830046, P.R. China.
Hymenoptera Chalcidoidea taxonomy biodiversity parasitoid key Palaearctic region Oriental region


Twenty-two species of Lymaenon Walker (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) from China are keyed; illustrations, taxonomic and other notes are also provided for some of these taxa. Six species are newly described: L. funiculus Aishan & Hu sp. n., L. ledongus Aishan & Hu sp. n., L. longitus Aishan & Hu sp. n., L. naiquanlini Aishan & Hu sp. n., L. radiculus Aishan & Hu sp. n., and L. zhui Aishan & Hu sp. n., all from the Oriental part of the country. Eleven species are newly recorded from China: L. bashai (Zeya), L. berijamus (Mani & Saraswat), L. breviterebratus (Subba Rao), L. delhiensis Narayanan & Subba Rao, L. katraps (Triapitsyn), L. kazak (Triapitsyn), L. krasavchik (Triapitsyn), L. longior (Soyka), L. narayani Subba Rao & Kaur, L. sundus (Zeya & Anwar), and L. tamilanus (Mani & Saraswat).



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