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Abstract

Contribution to the knowledge of seed chalcids, Megastigmus spp. (Hymenoptera: Torymidae), in China, with the description of three new species.

Abstract

A survey of species of Megastigmus was carried out on 16 conifer and 2 Rosa species from China during 1993-94. X-raying showed that Megastigmus larvae infested seeds in 14 of the surveyed tree species. Three new species are described.