Lustrina assamensis Kurian, 1955:87



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




India to Vietnam


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Kurian, C. (1955). Bethyloidea (Hymenoptera) from India. Agra University Journal of Research 4: 86-88.


Other references:

Kimsey, L. S. & Bohart, R. M. (1991 [' ' 1990 '']) The Chrysidid Wasps of the World. Oxford University Press, New York, 652 pp.

Moczar, L. (1996). Additions to American Cleptinae (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae). Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Washington 17: 153-160.

Nagy, C. G. (1968). A new record of Mesitinae. Memorie della Societa Entomologica Italiana, 47, 168 - 176.

Rosa, Paolo et al. (2020). Rediscovery of Lustrina Kurian (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae), with redescription of L. assamensis Kurian. Zootaxa 4718(2): 285-291. [automatic download]

Rosa, Paolo, Aswathi, Pokkattu Gopi, Bijoy, Chenthamarakshan. (2021). An annotated and illustrated checklist of the Indian cuckoo wasps (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae). Zootaxa 4929(1): 1-100.


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