Diagnostic characters of the genus Loxaulus Mayr and a key to all fourteen species are given. Two species are newly synonymized: Compsodryoxenus humilis Weld is a new synonym of Loxaulus vaccinii (Ashmead) and Loxaulus ashmeadi Kieffer is a new synonym of Loxaulus quercusmammula (Bassett). Lecto- and paralectotypes of L. beutenmuelleri Weld, C. ferrugineus Gillette, C. quercusmammula Bassett, and C. tenuis Weld are designated. Two new species, L. huberi and L. masneri are described.
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 29 2000|
- Gall wasps
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
- Insect Science