Lophyrocera

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There are six species in this genus which are Parasitoids of ants.

List of Lophyrocera and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Lophyrocera apicalis Ashmead, 1892 ants United States: Arizona, California, New Mexico
Lophyrocera chilensis (Bréthes, 1916) ants Chile
Lophyrocera daguerrei (Gemignani, 1947) ants Argentina, United States
Lophyrocera plagiata (Walker, 1862) ants Argentina, United States
Lophyrocera pretendens (Walker, 1862) ants Brazil, Colombia
Lophyrocera stramineipes Cameron, 1884 ants Panama
Lophyrocera variabilis Torrens, Heraty & Fidalgo, 2008 Camponotus Argentina

REFERENCES

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  • 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 JM, Mbanyana N, Noort SV (2020) A new species of Eucharissa Westwood (Eucharitidae) from South Africa, with an evaluation of the importance of pupae for assessing relationships in these ant parasitoids. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 79: 43–55. https://doi.org/10.3897/jhr.79.56042
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  • Risbec, J. 1958. Chalcidoïdes nouveaux d'Afrique du Sud. Occasional Papers of the National Museum of Southern Rhodesia No 22(B):147-162.
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