Lelej A.S.

Three new species of velvet ants from the tribe Smicromyrmini (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) with unusual color syndrome

Number: 421, Pages: 1 - 9

Ephucilla hejunhuai sp. n. (China: Guangdong), Promecilla ovtchinnikovi sp. n. (Pakistan: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) and Smicromyrme (Eremotilla) burgeri sp. n. (India: Karnataka) are described and illustrated. These new species have second metasomal tergum with ferruginous-red cuticle, color pattern which approximates Eastern mimicry ring in North America.

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