Khalaim A.I.1,2, Ruíz-Cancino E.1, Coronado-Blanco J.M.1 2021. Darwin wasps (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) of Mexico: subfamily Rhyssinae // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.30. No.3: 305–313 [in English].
1 Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias, Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas, Cd. Victoria, Mexico.
2 Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
ABSTRACT. Mexican species of the subfamily Rhyssinae are reviewed. Two genera, Epirhyssa Cresson with five species and Megarhyssa Ashmead with three species, are recorded from Mexico. Costa Rican species E. corralesi Gauld, 1991 was found to be a junior synonym of the Mexican species E. oaxaca Porter, 1978, syn.n. Epirhyssa frohbergi Gauld and E. theloides Porter are recorded from Mexico for the first time, and E. theloides is also newly recorded from Guatemala. Identification keys to genera and species of Rhyssinae occurring in Mexico are provided.
KEY WORDS: parasitoids, Epirhyssa, Megarhyssa, Nearctic region, North America, fauna, synonymy, taxonomy, key.