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Published: 2020-09-29
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A taxonomic study of Dinapsis Waterson, 1922 from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Megalyridae, Dinapsini): crested wasps of the hirtipes species-group

Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, Motooka 744, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka-shi, 819-0395 Japan.
University of Wyoming Insect Museum, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management (3354), University of Wyoming, 1000 East University Avenue, Laramie, Wyoming 82071, U.S.A.
Hymenoptera Afrotropical region new species


Five new species, Dinapsis albicauda, n. sp., D. cresta, n. sp., D. luteus, n. sp., D. planifrons, n. sp., and D. scriptus, n. sp. are described from the island of Madagascar. The Dinapsis hirtipes species-group is proposed based on D. hirtipes Hedqvist, 1967 and the five newly described species. A key to species of the D. hirtipes species-group is provided.



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