Canadian Forest Service Publications

A new genus of fairyfly, Kikiki, from the Hawaiian Islands (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae). 2000. Huber, J.T.; Beardsley, J. W. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society. 34:65-70.

Year: 2000

Issued by: Great Lakes Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 34892

Language: English

CFS Availability: PDF (request by e-mail)

Mark record


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 ┬Ám female antenna with four funicle and two claval segments; forewing venation about 0.7 times wing length; and tarsi apparently t:hrec>segmented. with a long pretarsus. The type species, Kikiki huna Huber (type locality: Mapulehu near Diliopae Heiau, Molokai L), is described from eight slide mounted females. Generic relationships of Kikiki are briefly discussed.