First record of Alloxysta Förster (Hymenoptera: Figitidae) from Costa Rica, with description of four new species

Neotrop Entomol. Nov-Dec 2011;40(6):689-97.

Abstract

Four new species of Alloxysta Förster are described (A. andrewsi Ferrer-Suay & Pujade-Villar n. sp., A. costaricensis Ferrer-Suay & Pujade-Villar n. sp., A. hansoni Pujade-Villar n. sp. and A. luismii Ferrer-Suay n. sp.) from Costa Rica being the first records of this genus in this area. Their morphological features and diagnostic characters are illustrated. We provide a diagnosis of Apocharips hansoni Menke with a detailed description of the radial cell, which expands the characteristics of the genus Apocharips.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animal Distribution
  • Animals
  • Costa Rica
  • Female
  • Hymenoptera / anatomy & histology*
  • Hymenoptera / classification*
  • Male
  • Microscopy, Electron, Scanning