Entedoninae (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) associated with gall-inducing insects (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in Panama

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Abstract

A new species of Ametallon Ashmead, A. carinatum sp. n. and five new species of Chrysonotomyia Ashmead, C. dussiae sp. n., C. longicaudata sp. n., C. machaeriae sp. n., C. unimaculata sp. n. and C. claviger sp. n. (Eulophidae: Entedoninae) are described from Panama. New host associations are recorded for Ametallon gorgonaense Hansson, Chrysonotomyia auripunctata (Ashmead), Chrysonotomyia galbina Hansson, Chrysonotomyia laeviscuta Hansson, Chrysonotomyia phenacapsia Yoshimoto and Tropicharis cecivora Hansson. All these species belong to the Omphale genus group, and were reared from galls collected in the canopy and understorey of two tropical forests in Panama.

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  • Zoology

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  • gall-inducing Cecidomyiidae, Parasitoids, Omphale genus group, host-parasitoid relationship, canopy
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-58
JournalZootaxa
Issue number2237
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes