A review of some species of Epomphale Girault (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae: Ceranisinae) from several parts of the world, with description of new species

Abstract : 

Eleven species of Epomphale Girault (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae: Ceranisinae), 4 fromthe menes species group and 7 from the auriventris species group, were obtained from several parts of the world. The species are: in the menes species group, E. menes (Walker), and E. filizinancae n. sp. from Turkey; E. africanensis n. sp. from Pretoria, South Africa, and E. kirimensis n. sp. from Crimea, Ukraine; in the auriventris species group, E. auriventris Girault, E. rubensteina Girault,and E. kemalae n. sp. from Australia, E. kocaki n. sp., E. oezdikmeni n. sp., and E. filizinancae n. sp. from Turkey, E. planitianus (Erd�s) from Ukraine. An identification key to the species of Epomphale from several parts of the world is provided


Keyword : 

Taxonomy, Eulophidae, Ceranisinae, Epomphale, new species, Australia, South Africa, Western Palearctic


Author(s) : , M. Doğanlar, O. Doğanlar
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