S. V. Triapitsyn

Review of the Mymaridae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea) of Primorskii krai: genus Erythmelus Enock, with taxonomic notes on some extralimital species.

Number: 126, Pages: 1 - 44

Seventeen named and one unnamed species of the fairyfly genus Erythmelus Enock, 1909 are classified into two subgenera: Erythmelus and Parallelaptera Enock, 1909; the nominotypical subgenus is divided into three species groups (agilis, flavovarius, helopeltidis). E. (E.) kostjukovi sp. n. (Krasnodarskii krai, Russia), E. (E.) magnus sp. n. (Primorskii krai, Russia), E. (E.) nuinu sp. n. (Primorskii krai, China, Republic of Korea), E. (E.) vanheldeni sp. n. (France, Italy, Spain), and E. (E.) reductus sp. n. (Colombia) are described and illustrated, E. (E.) tingitiphagus (Soares, 1941) is redescribed. The following new synonymies are proposed: Erythmelus Enock, 1909 = Erythmelellus Viggiani et Jesu, 1985, syn. n.; E. (E.) flavovarius (Walker, 1846) = E. goochi Enock, 1909, syn. n., E. dichromocnemus Novicky, 1953, syn. n., and E. spinosus Mathot, 1969, syn. n.; E. (E.) agilis (Enock, 1909) = Enaesius limburgensis Soyka, 1932, syn. n.; E. (P.) panis (Enock, 1909) = Parallelaptera foucarti Mathot in Demaire, 1973, syn. n., and P. panchama Subba Rao, 1989, syn. n.; E. (P.) rex (Girault, 1911) = E. margianus S. Trjapitzin, 1993, syn. n. Keys to the females of eleven Palaearctic species of the subgenus Erythmelus and five world species of the subgenus Parallelaptera are given.

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