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First record of Nothoserphus mirabilis Brues, 1940 (Hymenoptera: Proctotrupidae) from Pothwar, Pakistan.

Imran Bodlah ; Ammara Gull-e-Fareen ; Rasheed, M. T. ; Muhammad Amin ; Ayesha Aihetasham

Punjab University Journal of Zoology 2019 Vol 34 No. 1 pp. 47-49;


Nothoserphus mirabilis Brues, 1940 (Hymenoptera: Proctotrupidae) is recorded for the first time as larval parasitoid of Coccinella septempunctata (Linnaeus, 1758) and Menochilus sex maculata (Fabricius, 1781) from various areas of Pothwar. Main identification characters of N. mirabilis supported with measurements and illustrations are provided here with notes on distributional range.