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Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina

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ARAUJO, Rodrigo O.; VIVALLO, Felipe  and  MARTINEZ, Juan J.. Contribution to the knowledge of the Argentinean species of Lepídura Townes (Ichneumonidae: Mesochorinae), with description of the male of L. patagonica Araujo & Vivallo. Rev. Soc. Entomol. Argent. [online]. 2019, vol.78, n.4, pp.1-5. ISSN 0373-5680.

Lepidura Townes is a genus with an Andean distribution of the subfamily Mesochorinae, occurring in Chile and Argentina. Among the 14 species described, the males remain unknown in seven: L. callaina Dasch, L. improcera Dasch, L. mallecoensis Dasch, L. nigricephala Araujo & Vivallo, L. patagonica Araujo & Vivallo, L. seminitida Araujo & Vivallo and L. viridis Dasch. Based on the study of specimens deposited in the Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia”, Argentina, the male of L. patagonica is described and illustrated for the flrst time. In addition, a new distribution record of L. olivacea Dasch in Argentina is also provided.

Keywords : Andean Region. Ichneumonoidea. Parasitoid wasps. South America.

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