Brachymeria vitripennis (Förster, 1859),

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: 255

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Brachymeria vitripennis (Förster, 1859)


Brachymeria vitripennis (Förster, 1859) 

Material examined. IRAN: Alborz, Kordan, Deh Varde, loc. 2, 20.viii.2012, (1 ♀) (in CIRAD: GDEL 0371). Distribution. Palaearctic (Europe to Central Asia).

Hosts. Brachymeria vitripennis  belongs to the inermis species group which includes parasitoids of Cassidinae (Lotfalizadeh et al. 2012)  . Brachymeria vitripennis  has been mostly reared from Cassida  spp.


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