Taxonomic additions of Embolemidae and Sclerogibbidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea) from Japan, with description of a new species of Trogloembolemus

Toshiharu Mita, Massimo Olmi

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Abstract

Ampulicomorpha thauma Rasnitsyn & Matveev (Hymenoptera: Embolemidae) and Sclerogibba rossi Olmi (Hymenoptera: Sclerogibbidae) were newly recorded from Japan. Females of Embolemus walkeri Westwood were found in the soil together with nymphs of Cixiidae. Trogloembolemus okanoi sp. nov. is described and illustrated. The holotype ? was collected in the soil at a depth of one meter. A key to species of Japanese Embolemidae was updated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)586-592
Number of pages7
JournalZootaxa
Volume4497
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 11 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Animal Science and Zoology

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