Eucharis (Psilogastrellus) punctata Förster 1859,

Gadallah, Neveen S., Edmardash, Yusuf A. & Heraty, John M., 2013, A review of the family Eucharitidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) of Egypt, Zootaxa 3717 (3), pp. 389-394: 393

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Eucharis (Psilogastrellus) punctata Förster 1859
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Eucharis (Psilogastrellus) punctata Förster 1859 

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Eucharis punctata Förster 1859: 89: 89  –91. Type data: Tyrol Austria. Type depository: syntype ♀, MNHN. Additional citations: Dalla Torre, 1898: 36; Bouček, 1951: 52.

Psilogastrellus punctatus  ; Bouček, 1977: 60, 124. Change in combination.

Eucharis (Psilogastrellus) punctata  ; Heraty, 2002: 145. Revised combination.

Material examined. Turkey: 1 ♀, Konya, 8.viii. 1951, leg. Bytinski-Salz, UCRC_ENT 400700 ( TAU).

Hosts. Myrmicinae. Messor  sp. (Bouček 1952), Messor barbarous  (L.) (Bouček 1956, 1977; Öncüer 1991), M. concolor Santschi (Heraty 2002)  . These ant records are likely erroneous because the eucharitids were reared from an ant with a cocoon, which is not present in the Myrmicinae (Lachaud and Pérez-Lachaud, 2012)  .

Distribution. Algeria, Austria (Förster 1859), Bulgaria (Heraty 2002), Egypt [Helwan, southern suburb of Cairo, 29 ˚ 51?N, 31 ˚ 20?E, Heraty 2002], Tunisia (Bouček 1956), Turkey (Bouček 1951, 1956), Croatia, Yugoslavia (Bouček 1977), Macedonia (Bouček 1956, 1977).