DOI: 10.3390/taxonomy3030023 ISSN:

A Revision of the Chrysis leachii Group from Cyprus, with a Description of an Outstanding Species and a New Synonymy (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae)

Paolo Rosa, Christodoulos Makris
  • General Medicine

A new species in the Chrysis leachii group from Cyprus, Chrysis kalliroi Rosa & Makris, sp. Nov., is described. Distribution, illustrations, and a key to the Cypriot members of this species group are provided. Chrysis lanceolata Linsenmaier, 1959 is recorded from Cyprus for the first time. Chrysis pumilio Balthasar, 1953 stat. nov. is raised to species rank. Chrysis cypruscula Linsenmaier, 1959 (repl. Name for Chrysis leachii cypriana Linsenmaier, 1951 nec Enslin, 1950) is synonymised with Chrysis pumilio Balthasar, 1953.

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