First report of the mymarid genus Proarescon Huber (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Mymaridae) from India

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Ayyavu Athithya
Sagadai Manickavasagam


Fairyfly genus Proarescon Huber, 2017 (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) is reported for the first time from India and the specific identity is confirmed as P. primitivus (Huber, 2002) after consulting keys from Huber (2017); this genus is still known only from the Oriental region.  A note on diagnosis and distribution of this species is also provided.

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