Review of the nearctic gallwasp species of the genus bassettia ashmead, 1887, with description of new species (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini)

G. Melika, W. G. Abrahamson

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Abstract

We provide a redescription, diagnostic characters, and taxonomic comments for the nearctic genus Bassettia ASHMEAD as well as a key to all eight species including descriptions of three new species, B. archboldi, B. virginiana and B. weldi. Lecto- and paralectotypes of Bassettia gemmae ASHMEAD, Callirhytis ceropteroides BASSETT, and Dryophanta corrugis BASSETT are designated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-148
Number of pages18
JournalActa Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae
Volume53
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Aug 9 2007

Keywords

  • Bassettia
  • Biology
  • Cynipidae
  • Distribution
  • Gall wasps
  • Morphology
  • Taxonomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology

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