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Eupelmidae

Classification and checklist of Afrotropical eupelmid wasps

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

  • Subfamily CALOSOTINAE

    • Genus Balcha Walker, 1862

      • Balcha cylindrica Walker, 1862 (South Africa)

      • Balcha elegans (Masi, 1927)

    • Genus Calosota Curtis, 1836

      • Calosota affinis Hedqvist, 1970 (South Africa)

      • Calosota aristidae (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

      • Calosota beharae (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Calosota capensis Hedqvist, 1970 (South Africa)

      • Calosota curculionis (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

      • Calosota cyanea Hedqvist, 1970 (South Africa)

      • Calosota ferrierei Hedqvist, 1970 (Uganda)

      • Calosota flavostylus Hedqvist, 1970 (South Africa)

      • Calosota halyomorphae (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

      • Calosota ligniphila (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Calosota melanoptera (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Calosota punctata Hedqvist, 1970 (South Africa)

      • Calosota purpurata Hedqvist, 1970 (South Africa)

      • Calosota risbeci Bouček, 1976 (Madagascar)

      • Calosota robusta Hedqvist, 1970 (South Africa)

      • Calosota testaceipes Hedqvist, 1970 (South Africa)

      • Calosota turneri Hedqvist, 1970 (Namibia, South Africa)

      • Calosota versicolor (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

    • Genus Eusandalum Ratzeburg, 1852

      • Eusandalum affinis (Hedqvist, 1970) (Namibia, South Africa)

      • Eusandalum bambeyi Risbec, 1951 (Senegal)

      • Eusandalum bicristatum Risbec, 1951 (Senegal)

      • Eusandalum cyaneum (Hedqvist, 1970) (South Africa)

      • Eusandalum desmanthusae Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

      • Eusandalum excavata (Hedqvist, 1970) (South Africa)

      • Eusandalum hedqvisti Bouček, 1976 (South Africa)

      • Eusandalum latifrons (Hedqvist, 1970) (Namibia)

      • Eusandalum striatum Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

      • Eusandalum stylatum (Hedqvist, 1970) (Namibia, South Africa)

      • Eusandalum tessellatum (Masi, 1941) (Somalia)

    • Genus Pentacladia Westwood, 1835

      • Pentacladia eques (Haliday, 1862) (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Mauritania, Niger, Turkmenistan)

      • Pentacladia hyalinus (Hedqvist, 1970) (South Africa)

      • Pentacladia seyrigi (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

  • Subfamily EUPELMINAE

    • Genus Anastatus Motschulsky, 1859

      • Anastatus ali Bouček, 1976 (Ivory Coast)

      • Anastatus aliberti Risbec, 1951 (Ivory Coast, Senegal)

      • Anastatus antestiae Ferrière, 1930 (Cameroon, Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda)

      • Anastatus apantelesi Risbec, 1951 (Cameroon, Senegal)

      • Anastatus bifasciatus (Geoffroy, 1785) (Kenya, Uganda. Also Oriental, Palaearctic)

      • Anastatus bostrychidi Risbec, 1951 (Senegal)

      • Anastatus capensis Hedqvist, 1970 (South Africa)

      • Anastatus dipterae (Risbec, 1955) (Cameroon)

      • Anastatus gratidiae Risbec, 1951 (Senegal)

      • Anastatus halyomorphae (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

      • Anastatus hemipterae (Risbec, 1951) (Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Senegal)

      • Anastatus longipalpus Risbec, 1951 (Senegal)

      • Anastatus madagascariensis (Risbec, 1952) (India, Madagascar) 

      • Anastatus madagascariensis (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Anastatus ovicida (Risbec, 1951) (Ivory Coast)

      • Anastatus phonoctoni Risbec, 1955 (Cameroon)

      • Anastatus piezosterni Ferrière, 1935 (Uganda)

      • Anastatus pseudocreobotrae Risbec, 1951 (Senegal)

      • Anastatus rynchitidi Risbec, 1951 (Ivory Coast)

      • Anastatus sirphidi (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

      • Anastatus tenuipes Bolivar y Pieltain, 1925 (Senegal, Sudan, Also Nearctic, Neotropical, Oriental, Palaearctic)

      • Anastatus urichi (Waterston, 1922) (Sao Tomé & Principe)

      • Anastatus viridiceps Waterston, 1915 (Mozambique, Nigeria, Zambia)

      • Anastatus vuilleti Crawford, 1912  (Mali, Senegal, Sudan)

    • Genus Arachnophaga Ashmead, 1896

    • Genus Brasema Cameron 1884

      • Brasema alasorae Risbec, 1956 (Madagascar)

      • Brasema andropogonae Risbec, 1956 (Madagascar)

      • Brasema fantsiliae Risbec, 1956 (Madagascar)

      • Brasema leersiae Risbec, 1956 (Cameroon, Madagascar)

      • Brasema mandrakae (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Brasema seyrigi (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

    • Genus Cervicosus Gibson, 1995

      • Cervicosus spinosus Gibson, 1995 (Madagascar, South Africa)

    • Genus Enigmapelma Gibson 1995

      • Enigmapelma longicollis (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

    • Genus Eupelmus Dalman, 1820

      • Eupelmus afer Silvestri, 1914 (Eritrea, Italy, South Africa)

      • Eupelmus albohirtus (Hedqvist, 1970) (South Africa)

      • Eupelmus albopilosa (Crosby, 1909) (Zambia)

      • Eupelmus aspidoprocti Ferrière, 1941 (Tanzania)

      • Eupelmus australiensis (Girault, 1913) (worldwide)

      • Eupelmus austron Bouček, 1976 (Madagascar)

      • Eupelmus batataephilus (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

      • Eupelmus brevicollis (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

      • Eupelmus brincki (Hedqvist, 1970) (South Africa)

      • Eupelmus calopterus Masi, 1943 (Somalia)

      • Eupelmus curculionis Ferrière, 1935 (Indonesia, Senegal)

      • Eupelmus cursor Brues, 1907 (South Africa)

      • Eupelmus curvistylus (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

      • Eupelmus dagatiguyi (Risbec, 1951) (Ivory Coast)

      • Eupelmus dakarensis (Risbec, 1957) (Senegal)

      • Eupelmus elgonensis (Risbec, 1955) (Kenya)

      • Eupelmus elongatus Risbec, 1951 (Senegal)

      • Eupelmus fissicollis Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

      • Eupelmus ivondroi (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Eupelmus longicorpus Girault, 1915 (Australia, India, Spain, Zimbabwe)

      • Eupelmus minor Silvestri, 1915 (Eritrea)

      • Eupelmus nubifer Brues, 1907 (South Africa)

      • Eupelmus nyanzaensis (Risbec, 1957) (Burundi)

      • Eupelmus oleae Silvestri, 1915 (Eritrea)

      • Eupelmus orientalis (Crawford, 1913) (India, Iraq, Niger, South Africa)

      • Eupelmus orthopterae (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal, South Africa)

      • Eupelmus pedatorioides (Hedqvist, 1970) (Lesotho)

      • Eupelmus pedatorius (Ferrière, 1939) (Cameroon, India, Senegal)

      • Eupelmus platyscapa (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Eupelmus saissetiae Silvestri, 1915 (Eritrea, Puerto Rico)

      • Eupelmus setiger (Crosby, 1909) (Mozambique)

      • Eupelmus seyrigi (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Eupelmus soudanensis Ferrière, 1925 (Mali, Senegal)

      • Eupelmus spermophilus Silvestri, 1915 (Eritrea, South Africa)

      • Eupelmus testaceus (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Eupelmus volator Brues, 1907 (South Africa)

      • Eupelmus vuilleti (Crawford, 1913) (Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal)

      • Eupelmus zumbensis Crosby, 1909 (Mozambique)

    • Genus Lutnes Cameron, 1884

    • Genus Macreupelmus Ashmead 1896

      • Macreupelmus ivondroi Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

      • Macreupelmus malgacinus Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

  • Subfamily NEANASTATINAE

    • Genus Metapelma Westwood, 1835

      • Metapelma angustipes Ferrière, 1938 (South Africa)

      • Metapelma berlandi Ferrière, 1938 (Bioko)

      • Metapelma elegantulum Ferrière, 1938 (South Africa)

      • Metapelma feae Masi, 1923 (Congo, Gabon)

      • Metapelma ledouxi Risbec, 1953 (Ivory Coast)

      • Metapelma leucoptera Risbec, 1958 (Zimbabwe)

      • Metapelma madecassa Ferrière, 1938 (Madagascar)

      • Metapelma mirabilis Brues, 1906 (South Africa)

      • Metapelma patrizii Masi, 1923 (Kenya)

      • Metapelma riparia Prinsloo, 1985 (Namibia)

      • Metapelma ruficauda Ferrière, 1938 (South Africa)

      • Metapelma seyrigi Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

      • Metapelma sylvaticum Risbec, 1953 (Ivory Coast)

      • Metapelma turneri Ferrière, 1938 (South Africa)

    • Genus Neanastatus Girault, 1913

      • Neanastatus africanus Ferrière, 1938 (Nigeria, South Africa)

      • Neanastatus gracilipes Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

      • Neanastatus maiwalei Ferrière, 1938 (Malawi)

      • Neanastatus obscuratus Ferrière, 1938 (South Africa)

      • Neanastatus occidentalis Ferrière, 1938 (Ivory Coast)

      • Neanastatus robustus Ferrière, 1938 (South Africa)

      • Neanastatus rufatus Ferrière, 1938 (South Africa)

      • Neanastatus tenuis Ferrière, 1938 (Cameroon, Senegal, South Africa)

      • Neanastatus turneri Ferrière, 1938 (South Africa)

References

Ashmead, W.H. 1896. On the genera of the Eupelminae. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 4: 4–20.

Ferrière, C. 1938. Eupelmides exotiques (Hymenopt. Chalcididae). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 107: 25-72.

Gibson A.P. 1993. Superfamilies Mymarommatoidea and Chalcidoidea (pp. 570-655). In GOULET, H. & HUBER, J. (eds). Hymenoptera of the World: an identification guide to families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 668 pp.

Gibson A.P. 2017. Synonymy of Reikosiella Yoshimoto under Merostenus Walker  (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eupelmidae), with a checklist of world species and a revision of those species with brachypterous females. Zootaxa 4255: 1–65. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4255.1.1.

Gibson A.P. 2017. Revision of world Ooderella Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eupelmidae), with description of the first males for the genus. Zootaxa 4289: 1–74. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4289.1.1.

Prinsloo, G.L. 1985. Some chalcidoid parasitoids (Hymenoptera) from the central Namib desert. Cimbebasia (A) 7(7): 87-105.

Risbec, J. 1952. Contribution á l'étude des chalcidoides de Madagascar. Mémoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar (E). 2:1-449.

Risbec, J. 1953. Chalcidoïdes et proctotrupoïdes de l'Afrique occidentale française (2e supplément). Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire. 15:549-609.
Risbec, J..1958. Chalcidoïdes nouveaux d'Afrique du Sud. Occasional Papers of the National Museum of Southern Rhodesia. No 22(B):147-162.
Westwood, J.O. 1835. May 26th 1835. Various hymenopterous insects, partly from the collection of the Rev. F.W. Hope. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London III: 68-72.

Credits

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


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2018. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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