oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - The genera of Plumariidae, with description of a new genus and species from Argentina (Hymenoptera: Bethyloidea)

Volume 37, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



The family Plumariidae comprises two subfamilies and four genera. The Heterogyninae includes only Heterogyna from Greece; the Plumariinae includes Myrmecopterina (southern Africa), Plumarius and the new genus Plumaroides (both from South America). Selected characters of each genus are figured and a key to subfamilies and genera is included for males (the female is known for Plumarius only). The new genus and species Plumaroides andalgalensis is descriptionbed from Catamarca province, Argentina.

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