Zhou H.-T., Lelej A.S., Liu J.-X.

New records of velvet ants (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) from China with taxonomic notes

Number: 354, Pages: 23 - 28

The genera Cystomutilla André, Promecilla André, Kurzenkotilla Lelej, Nonveilleridia Lelej, and species C. teranishii Mickel, K. annamensis Lelej,  N. bataviana André, Mickelomyrme exiloides (Magretti) are newly recorded from China. Two new combinations are proposed for Mickelomyrme chinensis (Smith, 1855), comb. n. and Promecilla levinaris (Chen, 1957), comb. n. (both are from the genus Smicromyrme Thomson). The specific status of Orientilla chinensis (Zavattari, 1922) is resurrected from the synonyms. A new synonymy is proposed: Mickelomyrme chinensis (Smith, 1855) = Mutilla exacta Smith, 1879, syn. n.; Orientilla chinensis (Zavattari, 1922) = Stenomutilla tausignata Chen, 1957, syn. n. The mutillid fauna of China numbers 165 species in 34 genera, including current data.

DOI: http://doi.org/10.25221/fee.354.4

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