First record of Scobina poeciloides (Ashmead, 1895) (Hymenoptera: Argidae) for Brazil and update of geographical distribution of three species of Scobina Lepeletier & Serville, 1828 for the State of Rio Grande do Sul

Primeiro registro de Scobina poeciloides (Ashmead, 1895) (Hymenoptera: Argidae) para o Brasil e aumento da distribuição geográfica de três espécies de Scobina Lepeletier & Serville, 1828 para o estado do Rio Grande do Sul

J. R. A. Lemes A. Köhler About the authors


It is recorded for the first time in the state of Rio Grande do Sul the occurrence of Scobina melanocephala (Lepeletier, 1823), Scobina thoracica (Jorgensen, 1913) and Scobina poeciloides (Ashmead, 1895), being this last the first record for Brazil. Scobina melanopyga (Klug, 1834) and Scobina torquata (Konow, 1903) were also found in the study. The analyzed material was collected utilizing Malaise traps in tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) fields and is deposited at the Entomological Collection of Santa Cruz do Sul.

new register; sawflies; tobacco

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