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Description of a new species of <i>Megastigmus</i> Dalman (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Torymidae) from Saudi Arabia

HA Ghramh
AA Shati


A new species, Megastigmus asir, sp. nov. (Hymenoptera: Torymidae) which emerged from seeds of Juniperus procera (Cupressaceae) collected from Jabel Al sodah, Asir region, Saudi Arabia is described and illustrated. The genus, Megasitigmus Dalman, is recorded for the first time from Saudi Arabia.

Key words: Megastigmus, Torymidae, new records, new species, Juniperus procera, Saudi Arabia.

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