Ophelimus maskelli references

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Lo Verde, G, Dhahri, S & Ben Jamaa, ML 2010,’ First record in Tunisia of Closterocerus chamaeleon (Girault) parasitoid of the Eucalyptus gall was Ophelimus maskelli (Ashmead) (Hymenoptera Eulophidae)’, Naturalistica Siciliana, IV, XXIV, (1-2), 207-210.

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