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Taxonomic studies on some Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) associated with Xylophagous beetle Demonax decorus Gahan (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from Kerala (India) with descriptions of five new species.

@inproceedings{Narendran2013TaxonomicSO,
  title={Taxonomic studies on some Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) associated with Xylophagous beetle Demonax decorus Gahan (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from Kerala (India) with descriptions of five new species.},
  author={Thekke Curuppathe Narendran and K. Rajmohana and Abhilash Peter and C. Bijoy},
  year={2013}
}
Five new species viz. Metapelma periyaricum Narendran & Mohana, M. kokkaricum Narendran & Abhilash, Calosota idukkiensis Narendran & Bijoy, Calosota iochroma Narendran and Tetrastichus demonaxi Narendran are described and their differences from the closely resembling species are provided. Key to Oriental species of Metapelma and Calosota are provided. Eurytoma xylophaga Yang is redescribed. A male of indetermined Solenura is described. 
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Two parasitoids, Metapelma beijingense Yang and Spathius ochus Nixon, are redescribed and illustrated and a revised key to Oriental and Palaearctic species of MetAPelma Westwood and a key to the species of the Spathii labdacus-group are provided. Expand

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