Ostrovsky A.M. 2018. A first record of Stylops melittae Kirby, 1802 (Insecta: Strepsiptera: Stylopidae) in Belarus // Euroasian Entomological Journal. Vol.17. No.3: 189–190 [in English].

Gomel State Medical University, Lange Str. 5, Gomel 246000 Belarus. 

E-mail: Arti301989@mail.ru.

doi: 10.15298/euroasentj.17.3.08

ABSTRACT. Stylops melittae Kirby, 1802 (Strepsiptera: Stylopidae) is firstly recorded in Gomel Region of Belarus near Uza village as a parasite of bee Andrena (Taeniandrena) ovatula (Kirby, 1802) in spring 2016. Brief information on distribution and ecology of the species is given.

KEY WORDS: Stylops melittae, faunistics, Belarus.

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