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The genus Prorops Waterson, 1923 (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae) from Madagascar

Author(s): Cecília Waichert | Celso O. Azevedo

Journal: European Journal of Taxonomy
ISSN 2118-9773

Issue: 16;
Start page: 1;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Bethylid | Epyrinae | Sclerodermini | new species | new occurrence

Three species of the genus Prorops Waterson, 1923 occur in Madagascar. Prorops nasuta Waterson, 1923 is recorded for the first time from Madagascar and two new species are described and illustrated: P. sparsa sp. nov. and P. impotens sp. nov., both based on the morphology of males and females. A brief discussion of the status of the genus, illustrations, and a key to Madagascan species of Prorops are provided.

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