A new species of Gryon Haliday (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) from India

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Abhilash Peter
K. Rajmohana


A new species of the genus Gryon Haliday (1833) (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) is described from a paddy ecosystem of Kerala, India. Gryon ambericum sp. nov. can be easily diagnosed by the peculiar shape of the head and an unsually elongate metasoma. Description and illustrations of the new species and its affinities with related species are provided.


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