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First record of Oxytorinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) from South America, with description of a new species of Oxytorus Förster, 1869

  • Mabel Alvarado
  • Santiago Bordera
  • Alexander Rodríguez-Berrío
Section Zoology


The monotypic subfamily Oxytorinae is recorded for the first time from South America. Oxytorus peruvianus sp. n. from a Peruvian premontane rain forest is described and illustrated. Information on the habitat and phenology of the new species is reported.

Key words

Oxytorus new species taxonomy parasitoid wasp Neotropic Amazonia Peru 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mabel Alvarado
    • 1
  • Santiago Bordera
    • 2
  • Alexander Rodríguez-Berrío
    • 1
  1. 1.Dpto. Académico de EntomologíaFacultad de AgronomíaDistrito la Molina, Lima 12Perú
  2. 2.Instituto de Investigatión de Biodiversidad CIBIOUniversidad de AlicanteAlicanteSpain

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