Khalaim A.I.1,2, Ruíz-Cancino E.1, Coronado-Blanco J.M.1 2013. New records of two rare species of the genus Phytodietus Gravenhorst, 1829 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Tryphoninae) from Mexico // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.22. No.2: 137–139 [in English].

1 Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias, Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas, Cd. Victoria 87149, México.

2 Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Universitetskaya nab. 1, St. Petersburg 199034, Russia. E-mail:

KEY WORDS: Neotropical region, Chiapas, Mexico, new records, Phytodietini, Tryphoninae.

ABSTRACT. Two rare alpine Costa Rican species of the genus Phytodietus, Ph. (Neuchorus) maximoi Gauld and Ph. (Ph.) segurai Gauld, are recorded from Mexico for the first time. Both species were collected from mountainous areas in the southern State of Chiapas, at altitude between 1800 and 2750 m. Colour photos of these two species are given for the first time.

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