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Two new species of Microterys Thomson, 1876 (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) from Tibet, China

Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1 West Beichen Road, Beijing 100101, China
Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1 West Beichen Road, Beijing 100101, China
Hymenoptera Chalcidoidea Parasitoid Scale insect DNA barcode


Two new species of Microterys (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), Microterys motuoensis Li & Zhang sp. nov. and Microterys tibetensis Li & Zhang sp. nov., are described from Tibet, China. Microterys motuoensis was reared from Kermes sp. (Hemiptera: Kermesidae) on Castanea sp. (Fagales: Fagaceae), and Microterys tibetensis from Saissetia sp. (Hemiptera: Coccidae) on Tetracera sarmentosa Vahl. (Dilleniales: Dilleniaceae).



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