Cerapterocerus

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1 Body (except legs) all dark ……………………………………………………………..…… sp.1

1’ Mesosoma with longitudinal yellow stripe, prosternum, and head mostly, yellow ……….. sp. 2

 

 

Sp. 1:  Alpine, Inyo, Lassen, Modoc, Santa Clara, Stanislaus, Tuolumne (CSCA, RLZC, UCD, UCR). Like C. mirabilis, but with four marginal hyaline areas distad of venation instead of five.

Sp. 2:  Lassen, Modoc, Mono (CSCA, RLZC, UCFC). Like C. phragmitis, but scutellum yellow

medially (instead of all dark). Macropterous and brachypterous forms known.

 

 

Described Nearctic species and distribution

mirabilis Westwood, 1833: MEX

phragmitis (Gordh & Trjapitzin, 1981): USA (FL)

 

 

References

Gordh, G. & Trjapitzin, V.A. 1981. Taxonomic studies of the Encyrtidae with the descriptions of new species and a new genus. University of California Publications in Entomology 93: 55 pp.

Westwood, 1833. Descriptions of several new British forms amongst the parasitic hymenopterous insects. Philosophical Magazine 3: 342-344.