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1- Zoological Survey of India, Western Ghats Regional Centre, Kozhikode 673006, Kerala, India [1]; University of Calicut, Kerala, India [2] , suryasuresh2789@gmail.com
2- Zoological Survey of India, Western Ghats Regional Centre, Kozhikode 673006, Kerala, India
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A new species, Stenomalina kasaragodensis sp. nov., from the Western Ghats has been discovered resulting in the first report of the genus Stenomalina Ghesquiѐre, (1946) (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae: Pteromalinae) from India. A thorough overview and key to the Oriental species of Stenomalina are given, together with descriptions, illustrations, and comparisons with congeneric materials for the new species. A new species of the genus Stictomischus Thomson, 1876 (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae: Miscogastrinae) i.e., Stictomischus sahyadriensis sp. nov., was also found in the Western Ghats. The new species is described, illustrated and compared with congeneric and a comprehensive review and key to the Indian species of Stictomischus are also provided.
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Systematics/Hymenoptera
Received: 2023/12/13 | Accepted: 2024/01/24 | Published: 2024/02/3

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