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Rawat S, Kumar S. Psyllaephagus malloticolae sp. nov. (Hymenoptera, Encyrtidae) from India, a parasitoid of leaf gall former, Trioza malloticola ‎(Crawford) ‎(Hemiptera, Triozidae) on Mallotus philippensis. J. Insect Biodivers. Syst 2023; 9 (2) :183-192
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1- Insect Systematics Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Kumaun University –S.S.J Campus, Almora, Uttarakhand, India
2- Insect Systematics Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Kumaun University –S.S.J Campus, Almora, Uttarakhand, India , sandeepento@gmail.com
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Psyllaephagus malloticolae Rawat & Kumar sp. nov. a parasitoid of Trioza malloticola (Crawford) (Hemiptera, Psylloidea, Triozidae) causing galls on leaves of the Kamala tree, Mallotus philippensis Muell, 1865 is described from India. An updated key to all the known allied species of Psyllaephagus Ashmead from India is also provided. The new species comes close to P. garuga Sudhir & Singh, 2011 but differs from it in having Funicular V the longest segment, mid-tibial spur longer than basitarsus, and the exserted ovipositor sheath.
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Systematics/Hymenoptera
Received: 2022/09/9 | Accepted: 2022/12/11 | Published: 2023/01/4

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