Antrocephalus Kirby, 1883,

Falahatpisheh, Ali, Fallahzadeh, Majid, Dousti, Abu Fazel & Delvare, Gérard, 2018, Review of Iranian Chalcididae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea) with nomenclatural notes, Zootaxa 4394 (2), pp. 251-269: 257

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Antrocephalus Kirby, 1883


Antrocephalus Kirby, 1883 

The genus Antrocephalus  comprises around 120 described species mostly distributed in the Old World tropics. The known hosts are pupae of Microlepidoptera belonging to the families Tortricidae  , Pyralidae  and Crambidae (Noyes 2017)  . Only one species, A. hypsopygiae Masi, 1928  , has previously been recorded from Iran (Lotfalizadeh et al. 2012; Tavakoli Roodi et al. 2016).