144 Journal New York Entomological Society. [Voi xi. There are, of course, many insects closely related to the Culicidse, and at times some not even belonging to the dipterse, sent in, but no effort is made to determine these, as they have no place in the prob-lem on hand, though they are, many of them, of interest to the en-tomologist and may prove to be of interest to the pathologist. Much of the country is still unexplored, so far as this research is concerned, the southern islands particularly having few collecting sta-tions, and with the exception of the collections sent in by Major R. P. Ames, such as have been sent in have, partly owing to the change of surgeons, either been irregular or have not covered many consecu-tive months, so that other new species are to be expected and will un-doubtedly be added to the list. TWO NEW HYMENOPTEROUS PARASITES. By William H. Ashmead, M.A., D.Sc. Orgilus kearfotti, sp. nov. (J . Length 3 mm. Honey-yellow, the head in front paler ; disk of metathorax, the eyes and the stemmaticum black ; flagellum dusky or brownish ; a spot at apex ot hind femora, the hind tibise, except a white annulus at base, and their tarsi, fuscous. Wings hyaline, the stigma and the veins brown. Caldwell, N. J. One specimen, bred by Mr. W. D. Kearfott, July 2d, from Recurvaria jiiniperella Kearfott. Type.— Cat. No. 6960, U. S. N. M. Protapanteles recurvariae, sp. nov. 9 • Length 1. 65 mm. Head and thorax black and shining, but sparsely punc-tate; the clypeus, the mandibles, scape of antennas, the abdomen at sides and be-neath, the second dorsal segment, and the legs, except a spot at apex of the hind femora, the apex of hind tibiae and the hind tarsi except basally which are fuscous, honey-yellow. Wings hyaline, the stigma brown. The ovipositor is prominent cla-vate, black ; the plate of the first segment is trapezoidal, sculptured, the rest of the abdomen smooth, impunctured. Montclair, N. J. Two specimens, bred by Mr. W. D. Kearfott, June 2d and 7th from Recurvaria piceaella Kearfott. Another speci-men was bred from R. thujaella Kearfott. Type. Cat. No. 6961, U. S. N. M.