A new host record for the cleptoparasite Irenangelus lucidus (Evans, 1969) (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae)





Auplopus militaris, Ceropalinae, Gallery forest, trap-nest


We provide a new host record for the cleptoparasitic wasp Irenangelus lucidus (Evans, 1969) (Pompilidae: Ceropalinae). A single female emerged from a brood cell of the host species Auplopus militaris (Lynch-Arribalzaga, 1873) (Pompilidae: Pepsinae) reared from a bamboo cane trap nest set at the edge of a gallery forest fragment located in Minas Gerais State, Central Brazil. This is the third host record of an Irenangelus species for the Neotropical region.


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How to Cite

da Rocha-Filho, L. C., & Augusto, S. C. (2021). A new host record for the cleptoparasite Irenangelus lucidus (Evans, 1969) (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Entomological Communications, 3, ec03016. https://doi.org/10.37486/2675-1305.ec03016



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