Additional reports of solitary potter wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Eumeninae) in Bhutan

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Tshering Nidup
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8802-0345
Wim Klein
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1504-9048
P. Girish Kumar
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2121-0165
Phurpa Dorji
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5452-0496

Abstract

The knowledge on subfamily Eumeninae is still in its infancy in Bhutan.  Eumenid species of Bhutan is increased to 22 with the report of 11 more species and an additional subspecies in this paper.  The species Antepipona bhutanensis, endemic to Bhutan, is reported here after 42 years of its original description, through two male specimens from Paro and Chhukha districts.  Its distribution range is expanded to Chhukha District.  Parasitic mite association is reported in two males of Antodynerus limbatus collected at 222m and 720m altitude. 

 

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Nidup, T., Klein, W., Kumar, P.G. and Dorji, P. 2018. Additional reports of solitary potter wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Eumeninae) in Bhutan. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 10, 5 (Apr. 2018), 11686–11696. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3888.10.5.11686-11696.
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Tshering Nidup, Department of Environment and Life Sciences, Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan, Trashigang, Bhutan

Associate Lecturer.

Department of Environment and Life Sciences, Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan.

Wim Klein, Honorary Research Associate, Naturalis Biodiversity Centre, 2300 RA Leiden, Netherlands

 

 

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