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Phytoparasitica

, Volume 34, Issue 3, pp 261–264 | Cite as

Anselmella malacia, a new pest wasp (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eulophidae) reared fromSyzygium samarangense in Malaysia

  • Hui Xiao
  • Ling-Na Xu
  • Da-Wei Huang
  • Zhong-Yi Zhao
New Record Entomology

Abstract

A new pest wasp,Anselmella malacia Xiao & Huang sp. nov. (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), is described fromSyzygium samarangense Merr. & Perry. The larvae ofAnselmella are phytophagous and develop as seed-eaters of some species ofSyzygium. This is the first record of anAnselmella species reared fromSyzygium samarangense. The type specimens are deposited in the Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing.

Key words

Anselmella Malaysia new pest new species Eulophidae 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hui Xiao
    • 1
  • Ling-Na Xu
    • 2
  • Da-Wei Huang
    • 1
    • 3
  • Zhong-Yi Zhao
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of ZoologyChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina
  2. 2.Henan Entry - Exit Inspection and Quarantine BureauZhengzhouChina
  3. 3.Plant Protection CollegeShandong Agricultural UniversityTai’anChina

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