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

  • HA Ghramh
  • AA Shati
Keywords: Megastigmus, Torymidae, new records, new species, Juniperus procera, Saudi Arabia.

Abstract

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.

Published
2013-09-05
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