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Published: 2021-10-13

First report of the genus Brachygaster Leach (Hymenoptera: Evaniidae) from India with two new species

Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata-700 053, West Bengal, India
Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata-700 053, West Bengal, India
Hymenoptera Ensign Wasp Evanioidea parasitoids taxonomy India


The genus Brachygaster Leach (Hymenoptera: Evaniidae) is reported from India for the first time and two new species, B. rarum sp. nov. and B. kawadai sp. nov., are described from Maharashtra and Jharkhand. The new species are compared with oriental species viz., B. tschekylli Madl and B. conjugens Enderlein.



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How to Cite

RAMESHKUMAR, A. ., HUBEN, M. R. ., & KAZMI, S. I. . (2021). First report of the genus <em>Brachygaster</em> Leach (Hymenoptera: Evaniidae) from India with two new species. Zootaxa, 5052(1), 145–150.