Xenomerus orientalis Walker (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae): a new distribution record for India

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Kalmesh Managanvi
A. K. Karnatak
M. A. Khan

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The genus Xenomerus Walker (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) consists of 35 described species worldwide, out of which only four species have been reported so far from India.  The species X. orientalis Mikó & Masner is reported for the first time in India from Uttarakhand.

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Managanvi, K., Karnatak, A.K. and Khan, M.A. 2017. Xenomerus orientalis Walker (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae): a new distribution record for India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 4 (Apr. 2017), 10138–10140. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2005.9.4.10138-10140.
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