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A New Genus of Fairyfly, Kikiki, from the Hawaiian Islands (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae)

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Title:A New Genus of Fairyfly, Kikiki, from the Hawaiian Islands (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae)
Authors:Huber, John T.
Beardsley, John W.
Keywords:anatomy and morphology
Kikiki huna
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Date Issued:May 2000
Publisher:Hawaiian Entomological Society
Citation:Huber JT, Beardsley JW. 2000. A new genus of fairyfly, Kikiki, from the Hawaiian Islands (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae). Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 34:65–70.
Abstract:A new genus of Mymaridae, Kikiki Huber and Beardsley, is described from the Hawaiian Islands and characterized by the following diagnostic combination: body length at most about 300 µm; female antenna with four funicle and two claval segments; forewing venation about 0.7 times wing length; and tarsi apparently three–segmented, with a long pretarsus. The type species, Kikiki huna Huber (type locality: Mapulehu near Ililiopae Heiau, Molokai I.), is described from eight slide mounted females. Generic relationships of Kikiki are briefly discussed.
Pages/Duration:6 pages
Appears in Collections: Volume 34 - May 2000 : Hawaiian Entomological Society

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