Two new species of Hedycryptus Cameron, 1903 from India (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae)

  • Kanhiya Mahour Department of Zoology, R.P.P.G. College, Kamalganj, Farrukhabad-209724 (U.P.), India.
  • Satish Chandra Department of Zoology, B.S.A. College, Mathura-281004 (U.P.), India.
  • V. K. Khandelwal Department of Zoology, K.R. (P.G.) College, Mathura-281004 (U.P.), India.
Keywords: Hedycryptus, New species, Ichneumonidae, India


Genus Hedycryptus was established by Cameron in 1903 for the species, H. filicornis Cameron. Two new species of the genus viz., H. noidensis sp.nov. and H. baijali sp.nov. are recorded from India and described.


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Mahour, K., Chandra, S., & Khandelwal, V. (2018). Two new species of Hedycryptus Cameron, 1903 from India (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). Journal of Advanced Laboratory Research in Biology, 9(2), 65-67. Retrieved from
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