An account is given of 22 species of the eulophid genus Omphale Haliday, 1833, from the Netherlands and other European countries, that came to the author’s attention. Many new distributional records are provided. The male of O. brevis Graham, 1963, is described, as well as O. acuminata n. sp. from Greece (Lesbos), and O. grahami n. sp. from the Netherlands. Moreover, new host relationships are established.

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Gijswijt, M. J. (1976). Notes on biology and distribution of the genus Omphale Haliday, 1833, with descriptions of two new species (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Eulophidae). Bulletin Zoologisch Museum, 5(10), 77–83.