Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


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Insecta Mundi 0216: 1-3

Published in 2012 by Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc. P. O. Box 141874 Gainesville, FL 32614-1874 U. S. A.


The occurrence of Megischus brunneus Cresson (Hymenoptera: Stephanidae) is recorded for the first time from Hispaniola, the Antilles. The species was previously known from southern Florida and Cuba. This finding further demonstrates the similarities between the Cuban and Hispaniolan biota.

Se registra por primera vez la presencia de Megischus brunneus Cresson (Hymenoptera: Stephanidae) para la Hispaniola. Esta especie se conocía anteriormente del sur de la Florida y Cuba. Este hallazgo constituye otro ejemplo de las similaridades de la biota cubana e hispaniolana.

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