Revealing the hidden species diversity of tropical cryptines: a review of the Neotropical Lissaspis Townes (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae)

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Title: Revealing the hidden species diversity of tropical cryptines: a review of the Neotropical Lissaspis Townes (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae)
Authors: Bordera, Santiago | Mazón, Marina | Sääksjärvi, Ilari E.
Research Group/s: Bionomía, Sistemática e Investigación Aplicada de Insectos Dípteros e Himenópteros
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Ciencias Ambientales y Recursos Naturales | Universidad de Alicante. Centro Iberoamericano de la Biodiversidad
Keywords: Parasitoid wasps | Central America | South America | Tropical forests | Canopy fogging | Species key
Knowledge Area: Zoología
Issue Date: 10-Oct-2019
Publisher: Brill
Citation: Insect Systematics & Evolution. 2019, 50(5): 601-669. doi:10.1163/1876312X-00002186
Abstract: The Neotropical cryptine genus Lissaspis Townes is reviewed, comprising 26 species, of which, 17 are described as new, more than doubling the known species: L. aurea sp. n. from Peru, L. brevis sp. n. from Costa Rica and Ecuador, L. brunnea sp. n. from Costa Rica, L. erwini sp. n. from Ecuador, L. excavata sp. n. and L. longigena sp. n. from Venezuela, L. mesostriata sp. n. from Ecuador, L. oaxacana sp. n. from Mexico, L. reijoi sp. n. and L. rugosa sp. n. from Ecuador, L. soniae sp. n. from Costa Rica, L. townesorum sp. n. from Peru, L. variabilis sp. n. from Costa Rica, L. vermelhensis sp. n. from Brazil, L. victori sp. n. from Costa Rica, and L. waorani sp. n. and L. yasuniensis sp. n. from Ecuador. An illustrated identification key and distribution maps of all species are provided.
Sponsor: This study has been completed during research visits made by the first author to ZMUT (2015) and to the NHM (2017), both supported by grants from the University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain (Programa Propi del Vicerectorat d'Investigació, Desenvolupament i Innovació per al Foment de la I+D+I; Refs. ACIE15-07 and ACIE17-02 respectively).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/97732
ISSN: 1399-560X (Print) | 1876-312X (Online)
DOI: 10.1163/1876312X-00002186
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2018
Peer Review: si
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.1163/1876312X-00002186
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