Isomerala

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There are three species in this genus which are Parasitoids of ants. Isomerala is easily recognized by its facial characteristics and is the only genus that is nested alone in a group of Kapala.

List of Isomerala and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Isomerala azteca Girault, 1920 ants Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama
Isomerala bouceki Heraty, 2005 ants Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
Isomerala coronata (Westwood, 1874) Ectatomma ruidum Brazil, Mexico

REFERENCES

  • A synopsis of the Brazilian Eucharitidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) fauna: an annotated checklist of the family in the country, with a revised key for the New World genera.
  • Heraty, J.M. A revision of the genera of Eucharitidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) of the World. JOURBOOK: Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute VOLUME: 68 PAGES: 367pp. (2002).
  • Heraty, J.M. A revision of the genus ¦Isomerala¦ (Hymenoptera: Eucharitidae). JOURBOOK: Acta Societatis Zoologicae Bohemoslovenicae VOLUME: 69(1-2) PAGES: 137-145. (2005).
  • Shipp, J.W. A new classification of the genus |Thoracantha| Latr. JOURBOOK: Entomologist VOLUME: 27 PAGES: 188-190. (1894).
  • Westwood, J.O. Thesaurus entomologicus Oxoniensis; or, illustrations of new, rare, and interesting insects, PAGES: xxiv+205pp, 40 plates. (1874).