First report of Mantibaria mantis (Dodd) (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae: Scelioninae) from India and additional descriptors for the species

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Kamalanathan Veenakumari
Prashanth Mohanraj


Mantibaria mantis, an egg parasitoid and an ectoparasite of praying mantids (Mantodea) is reported for the first time from India. This species is redescribed and imaged.

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Veenakumari, K. and Mohanraj, P. 2017. First report of Mantibaria mantis (Dodd) (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae: Scelioninae) from India and additional descriptors for the species. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 6 (Jun. 2017), 10347–10350. DOI:


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