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    Author(s): David R. SmithNathan M. Schiff
    Date: 2005
    Source: Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 107(4): 864-868
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Calameuta middlekauffi, n. sp., is described from southern Oregon and California. It is the second species of Calarneuta in North America and is differentiated from C. clnvnta (Norton) by head shape and coloration. Illustrations, descriptions, and a key are given to separate the two species. The food plant is unknown, but Palearctic species of Calatneuta are known to feed in grass stems.

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    Smith, David R.; Schiff, Nathan M. 2005. A new western nearctic species of Calameuta konow (Hymenoptera: cephidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 107(4): 864-868


    Cephinae, grasses, California, Oregon

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