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Ceraphron Jurine

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Ceraphronoidea; Family: Ceraphronidae)

Ceraphron Jurine, 1807


  Ceraphron alticola Kieffer, 1913
  Ceraphron amphimelas Dessart, 1989
  Ceraphron ankaratrae Risbec, 1953
  Ceraphron cavifrons Risbec, 1950
Ceraphron cephalotes Sundholm, 1970
Ceraphron confusus Sundholm, 1970
Ceraphron confusus brachypterus Sundholm, 1970
  Ceraphron crenulatus Kieffer, 1913
  Ceraphron fulvus Alekseev, 1983
  Ceraphron irokoi Risbec, 1953
  Ceraphron ivorensis Risbec, 1953

Ceraphron longulus Sundholm, 1970

  Ceraphron masneri Dessart, 1963
Ceraphron modicus Sundholm, 1970
  Ceraphron naivashae Kieffer, 1913
  Ceraphron parvalatus Dessart, 1966
  Ceraphron punctatellus Dessart, 1990
  Ceraphron saxatilis Kieffer, 1912
  Ceraphron soavinae Risbec, 1953
  Ceraphron somali Dessart, 1979

Ceraphron striolatus Dessart, 1989

  Ceraphron testaceus (Risbec, 1953)
Ceraphron tetraochros Dessart, 1978
  Ceraphron triochros Dessart, 1975
  Ceraphron troglodytes Kieffer, 1913
  Ceraphron tsaratananae Risbec, 1955
  Ceraphron variolosus Dessart, 1990
  Ceraphron vegrandis Dessart, 1990
Ceraphron species (Gabon)
Ceraphron species (Uganda)
Distribution Worldwide.
Biology Parasitoids of insects in semi-concealed situations (Diptera, Hemiptera, Neuroptera and Thysanoptera) or hyperparasitoids of Hymenoptera prepupa. 


Dessart P. 1978. Four new species of African Ceraphronidae (Hymenoptera). Journal of the Entomological Society of South Africa 41: 275284.

Johnson, N.F. & Musetti, L. 2004. Catalog of systematic literature of the superfamily Ceraphronoidea (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 33: 1-149.

Sundholm, A. 1970. Hymenoptera. Proctotrupidae. In: Hanstrom, B, Brink, P. & Rudebeck, G. (eds.) South African Animal Life. Lund: Berlingska Boktryckeriet 14: 306-401.


Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

Line drawings by Arne Sundholm, 1970.

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)


Citation: van Noort, S. 2023. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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