Halticoptera polita (Walker)

Mitroiu, Mircea-Dan, 2005, A review of the Romanian Halticoptera Spinola (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea, Pteromalidae), with description of three new species, Zootaxa 1090 (1), pp. 35-49: 48

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1090.1.2

publication LSID


persistent identifier


treatment provided by


scientific name

Halticoptera polita (Walker)


Halticoptera polita (Walker)  

Eutelus politus Walker, 1834   , Monographia Chalciditum, Ent. Mag. 2: 369.

A list of synonyms is given by Graham (1969).

Romanian material examined: Valea lui David Natural Reserve (IaŞi county), on steppe vegetation: 2♀♀ 19. V. 1999 (I. Popescu), 1♂ 14. V. 1999 (I. Popescu); Piatra Craiului National Park (BraŞov county) Bârsei valley : 1♀ 25. IV. 2004 (I. Popescu)   .

Romanian references: Andriescu & Mitroiu (2001).

This species was recorded from North­Western and Central Europe (see Noyes 2003) and is rather not very common in Romania.