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)
|Article Title||The genera of Plumariidae, with description of a new genus and species from Argentina (Hymenoptera: Bethyloidea)|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Entomology, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, Natal.|
|Publication Date||Jan 1973|
|Pages||351 - 356|
|Keyword(s)||Heterogyna from Greece, Heterogyninae, Myrmecopterina, Plumariidae and Plumarius|
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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