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1- Laboratory of Agricultural Zoology & Entomology, Department of Crop Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos Street, 11855, Athens, Greece
2- Department of Biotechnology, Agricultural University of Athens, 11855 Athens, Greece , savzafi@yahoo.com
3- Department of Biotechnology, Agricultural University of Athens, 11855 Athens, Greece
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Chalcidoidea is a hyperdiverse superfamily of mostly small, parasitoid wasps of which 14 families and at least 422 species have been recorded from Greece. In the present study, additional distributional data from Greece is provided for Brachymeria rugulosa (Forster, 1859) and Brachymeria tibialis (Walker, 1834). Furthermore, Brachymeria podagrica (Fabricius, 1787) and Monodontomerus obscurus Westwood, 1833 are recorded for the first time from Greece. As well, a new host gall species for B. rugulosa is noted and the presence of Brachymeria inermis (Fonscolombe, 1840) is briefly discussed. Finally, a checklist for the genera Brachymeria (Hymenoptera, Chalcididae) and Monodontomerus (Hymenoptera, Torymidae) is compiled.
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Systematics/Hymenoptera
Received: 2023/08/7 | Accepted: 2023/10/1 | Published: 2023/10/12

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