oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - A new genus and species of Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) from South Africa

Volume 37, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



A new genus of Encyrtidae, subfamily Encyrtinae, is descriptionbed for a new South African species, Argutenryrtus luteolus, reared from a soft scale insect. The relationship of this genus with other genera, including Microterys Thomson and Blastothrix Mayr, is briefly discussed.

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