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Pteromalidae

Classification and checklist of Afrotropical pteromalid wasps

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

  • Subfamily Asaphinae

    • Genus Asaphes Walker, 1834

      • Asaphes aphidi (Risbec, 1960) (Madagascar)

    • Genus Enoggera Girault, 1926

      • Enoggera reticulata Naumann, 1991 (South Africa, introduced from Australia)

  • Subfamily AUSTROTEROBIINAE Boucek, 1988

  • Subfamily Ceinae

    • Genus Bohpa Darling, 1991

      • Bohpa maculata Darling, 1991 (South Africa)

  • Subfamily Cerocephalinae

    • Genus Cerocephala Westwood, 1832

      • Cerocephala eccoptogastri Masi, 1921 (Congo, Israel, Italy, Libya)

      • Cerocephala oblonga Delucchi, 1956 (Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Cerocephala petiolata Hedqvist, 1969 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Cerocephala rotunda Delucchi, 1956 (Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Genus Neocalosoter Girault & Dodd, 1915

      • Neocalosoter ferrugineus (Hedqvist, 1969) (South Africa)

      • Neocalosoter turneri (Hedqvist, 1969) (South Africa)

    • Genus Neosciatheras

      • Neosciatheras laticeps Masi, 1917

    • Genus Paracerocephala Hedqvist, 1969

      • Paracerocephala hirta Hedqvist, 1969 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Genus Sciatherellus

      • Sciatherellus orycinus Masi, 1917

    • Genus Theocolax Westwood 1832

      • Theocolax elegans (Westwood, 1874) (worldwide)

      • Theocolax oblonga (Delucchi, 1956)

  • Subfamily Cleonyminae

  • Subfamily Diparinae

    • Genus Boeria Hedqvist, 1969

      • Boeria saetosa Hedqvist, 1969 (South Africa)

    • Genus Cerodipara Desjardins, 2007

    • Genus Conodipara Hedqvist, 1972

      • Conodipara scutellata (Hedqvist, 1969) (South Africa)

    • Genus Conophorisca Hedqvist, 1969

      • Conophorisca annulata Hedqvist, 1969

      • (South Africa)
      • Conophorisca littoriticus Desjardins, 2007

      • Conophorisca grisselli Desjardins, 2007

    • Genus Dipara Walker, 1833

      • Dipara albomaculata (Hedqvist, 1963)

      • Dipara machadoi (Hedqvist, 1972) (Angola)

      • Dipara maculata (Hedqvist, 1963)

      • Dipara nigrita Hedqvist, 1969 (Congo)

      • Dipara nigrofasciata Hedqvist, 1969 (Madagascar)

      • Dipara pallida (Hedqvist, 1969)

      • Dipara punctulata (Hedqvist, 1969)

      • Dipara rufescens Masi 1917

      • Dipara saetosa (Delucchi, 1962)

      • Dipara straminea (Hedqvist, 1969)

      • Dipara striata (Hedqvist, 1969)

      • Dipara turneri Hedqvist, 1969 (South Africa)

    • Genus Dozodipara Desjardins, 2007

      • Dozodipara insularis Desjardins, 2007

    • Genus Lelaps Walker, 1843

      • Lelaps insularis Mercet, 1927 (Bioko)

      • Lelaps noortii Desjardins, 2007

    • Genus Myrmicolelaps Hedqvist, 1969

      • Myrmicolelaps aurantius Desjardins, 2007

      • Myrmicolelaps iridius Desjardins, 2007

      • Myrmicolelaps paradoxus Hedqvist, 1969 (South Africa)

      • Myrmicolelaps scutellata (Hedqvist, 1969)

    • Genus Netomocera Bouček, 1954

      • Netomocera africana Hedqvist, 1971 (South Africa)

      • Netomocera alboscapus Hedqvist, 1971 (Congo)

      • Netomocera rufa Hedqvist, 1971 (South Africa)

    • Genus Pyramidophoriella Hedqvist, 1969

      • Pyramidophoriella albiclava Hedqvist, 1969 (South Africa)

      • Pyramidophoriella brunnea Hedqvist, 1969 (South Africa)

  • Subfamily EPICHRYSOMALLINAE

  • Subfamily Eunotinae

    • Genus Eunotus Walker, 1834

      • Eunotus gossypii Risbec, 1951 (Senegal)

    • Genus Mesopeltita Ghesquière, 1946

      • Mesopeltita truncatipennis (Waterston, 1917) (Afrotropical, Nearctic, Neotropical)

    • Genus Moranila Cameron, 1883

      • Moranila californica (Howard, 1881) (worldwide except Afrotropical)

    • Genus Scutellista Motschulsky, 1859

      • Scutellista caerulea (Fonscolombe, 1832) (worldwide)

      • Scutellista gigantea Berlese, 1917 (Eritrea)

  • Subfamily HERBERTIinae

  • Subfamily LOURICIInae

    • Genus Callimomoides Girault, 1926

      • Callimomoides species (Central African Republic, South Africa)

  • Subfamily Macromesinae

    • Genus Macromesus Walker, 1848

      • Macromesus filicornis (Delucchi, 1956) (Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo)

  • Subfamily Miscogasterinae

    • Genus Halticoptera Spinola, 1811

      • Halticoptera daci Silvestri, 1914 (Eritrea, Italy)

  • Subfamily Ormocerinae

    • Genus Asparagobius Masi, 1905

      • Asparagobius braunsi Mayr, 1905 (South Africa)

    • Genus Encyrtocephalus Ashmead, 1900

      • Encyrtocephalus notabilis (Silvestri, 1915) (Eritrea)

    • Genus Sennia De Stefani, 1907

      • Sennia acaciae De Stefani, 1907 (Eritrea)

    • Genus Systasis Walker, 1834

      • Systasis afra Masi, 1938 (Somalia)

      • Systasis alticola (Risbec, 1955) (Cameroon)

      • Systasis coerulea Delucchi, 1962 (Tanzania)

      • Systasis guierae (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

    • Genus Trichilogaster Mayr, 1905

  • Subfamily OTITESELLINAE

    • Genus Comptoniella Wiebes, 1992

      • Comptoniella vannoorti Wiebes, 1992

    • Genus Otitesella Westwood, l883

      • Otitesella africana species-group

        • Otitesella africana Grandi

        • Otitesella epicarioides Grandi

        • Otitesella gnaphalocarpae Risbec

        • Otitesella royi Wiebes

        • Otitesella sesquianellata van Noort

        • Otitesella tsamvi Wiebes

        • Otitesella uluzi Compton

      • Otitesella digitata species-group

        • Otitesella longicauda van Noort

        • Otitesella nefdti van Noort

        • Otitesella pseudoserrata van Noort

        • Otitesella rotunda van Noort

        • Otitesella serrata Mayr

    • Genus Philosycus Wiebes, 1969

      • Philosycus cadenati (Risbec)

      • Philosycus collaris Wiebes

      • Philosycus monstruosus (Grandi)

  • Subfamily Panstenoninae

    • Genus Ankaratrella Risbec, 1952

      • Ankaratrella elongata Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

    • Genus Panstenon Walker, 1846

      • Panstenon collare Bouček, 1976 (China, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

  • Subfamily Parasaphodinae

  • Subfamily Pireninae

  • Subfamily Pteromalinae

    • Genus Acroclisis Förster, 1878

      • Acroclisis camerounensis Risbec, 1954 (Cameroon)

    • Genus Acroclisoides Girault & Dodd, 1915

      • Acroclisoides africanus Ferrière, 1940 (Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Senegal, Uganda)

      • Acroclisoides borocerae (Risbec, 1957) (Madagascar)

    • Genus Afropsilocera Bouček, 1976

      • Afropsilocera bicolor Bouček, 1976 (Namibia)

    • Genus Agiommatus Crawford, 1911

      • Agiommatus antherinae Ferrière, 1951 (Madagascar)

      • Agiommatus bekiliensis (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

    • Genus Anisopteromalus Ruschka, 1912

      • Anisopteromalus apiovorus Rasplus, 1988 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast)

      • Anisopteromalus calandrae (Howard, 1881) (worldwide)

      • Anisopteromalus camerunus (Risbec, 1956) (Cameroon)

      • Anisopteromalus caryedophagus Rasplus, 1988 (Congo, Ivory Coast, Niger)

    • Genus Callitula Spinola, 1811

      • Callitula filicornis Delucchi, 1962 (Tanzania)

      • Callitula leroyi (Risbec, 1958) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Callitula pachyacra Rasplus, 1989 (Ivory Coast)

    • Genus Catolaccus Thomson, 1878

    • Genus Caenocrepis Thomson, 1878

    • Genus Cheiropachus Westwood, 1829

      • Cheiropachus bekiliensis Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

      • Cheiropachus phytolaccae (Risbec, 1960) (Madagascar)

    • Genus Conomorium Masi, 1924

    • Genus Cryptoprymna Förster, 1856

      • Cryptoprymna africana Bouček, 1976 (South Africa, Zimbabwe)

    • Genus Cyrtogaster Walker, 1833

      • Cyrtogaster ivondroi (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Cyrtogaster madagascariensis (Risbec, 1960) (Madagascar)

      • Cyrtogaster nigra (Risbec, 1955) (Cameroon, Ethiopia)

      • Cyrtogaster pauliani (Risbec, 1960) (Madagascar)

    • Genus Cyrtoptyx Delucchi, 1956

      • Cyrtoptyx gilloni Rasplus, 1989 (Ivory Coast)

      • Cyrtoptyx latipes (Rondani, 1874) (Afrotropical, Oriental, Palaearctic)

    • Genus Dibrachys Förster, 1856

      • Dibrachys cavus (Walker, 1835) (Afrotropical: South Africa, Sudan; worldwide except Australasian)

    • Genus Dinarmolaelaps Masi, 1917

      • Dinarmolaelaps protus Masi , 1917 (Seychelles)

      • Dinarmolaelaps vatomandryi Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

    • Genus Dinarmus Thomson, 1878

      • Dinarmus acutus (Thomson, 1878) (Afrotropical, Nearctic, Oriental, Palaearctic)

      • Dinarmus altifrons (Walker, 1862) (India, Pakistan, South Africa)

      • Dinarmus basalis (Rondani, 1877) (Afrotropical: Niger, Nigeria, Senegal; worldwide except Australasian)

      • Dinarmus basilewskyi (Risbec, 1957) (Rwanda)

      • Dinarmus braconiphagus (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

      • Dinarmus garouae (Risbec, 1956) (Cameroon)

      • Dinarmus ivorensis Rasplus, 1986 (Ivory Coast)

      • Dinarmus lamtoensis Rasplus, 1989 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast)

      • Dinarmus magnus (Rohwer, 1934) (Rwanda, South Africa)

      • Dinarmus manticida (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

      • Dinarmus senegalensis (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

      • Dinarmus steffani Rasplus, 1986 (Ivory Coast)

      • Dinarmus vagabundus (Timberlake, 1926) (Barbados, France, India, Jamaica, Madagascar, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka, U.S.A.)

      • Dinarmus vignae (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

      • Dinarmus yagouae (Risbec, 1956) (Cameroon)

    • Genus Diourbelia Risbec, 1951

      • Diourbelia ambilae Risbec, 1960 (Madagascar)

      • Diourbelia ancylolomiae Risbec, 1951 (Cameroon, Senegal)

      • Diourbelia diopsisi Risbec, 1956 (Cameroon)

    • Genus Euneura Walker, 1844

      • Euneura sirphidi Risbec, 1957 (Madagascar)

    • Genus Fanamokala Risbec, 1960

      • Fanamokala perineti Risbec, 1960 (Madagascar)

    • Genus Homoporus Thompson, 1878

      • Homoporus aphloiae (Risbec, 1960) (Madagascar)

      • Homoporus beharae (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Homoporus hamoni (Risbec, 1954) (Burkina Faso)

    • Genus Isocyrtella Risbec, 1955

      • Isocyrtella jeanneli Risbec, 1955 (Kenya)

    • Genus Klabonosa Bouček, 1976

      • Klabonosa ferox Bouček, 1976 (Uganda)

      • Klabonosa watshami Bouček, 1976 (Senegal, Zimbabwe)

    • Genus Lariophagus Crawford, 1909

      • Lariophagus distinguendus (Förster, 1841) (South Africa, worldwide)

    • Genus Leleupia Delucchi, 1962

      • Leleupia gibbosa Delucchi, 1962 (Tanzania)

    • Genus Licteria Risbec, 1955

      • Licteria alticola Risbec, 1955 (Cameroon)

    • Genus Marangua Delucchi, 1962

      • Marangua scopulosa Delucchi, 1962 (Tanzania)

    • Genus Mesopolobus Westwood, 1833

      • Mesopolobus modestus (Silvestri, 1914) (Eritrea, Italy)

      • Mesopolobus omoensis (Risbec, 1955) (Kenya)

      • Mesopolobus punctatus (Mercet, 1930) (Eritrea)

      • Mesopolobus ripicola Rasplus, 1989 (Ivory Coast)

      • Mesopolobus secundus (Crawford, 1912) (Uganda)

    • Genus Metastenus Walker, 1834

    • Genus Muscidifurax Girault & Sanders, 1910

      • Muscidifurax raptor Girault & Sanders, 1910 (worldwide)

    • Genus Nasonia Ashmead, 1904

    • Genus Neocatolaccus Ashmead, 1904

      • Neocatolaccus africanus Risbec, 1957 (Rwanda)

      • Neocatolaccus vignae Risbec, 1951 (Senegal)

    • Genus Norbanus Walker, 1843

    • Genus Notoglyptus Masi, 1917

      • Notoglyptus scutellaris (Dodd & Girault, 1915) (Afrotropical: South Africa; worldwide except Neotropical)

    • Genus Oniticellobia Bouček, 1976

      • Oniticellobia reticulata Bouček, 1976 (Ethiopia, Namibia, South Africa, Transkei)

      • Oniticellobia sublaevis Bouček, 1976 (South Africa)

    • Genus Oomara Delucchi, 1964

      • Oomara locustae Delucchi, 1964 (Madagascar)

    • Genus Oricoruna Bouček, 1979

    • Genus Oxysychus Delluchi, 1956

      • Oxysychus albiziarum Rasplus, 1989 (Ivory Coast)

      • Oxysychus chappuisi (Risbec, 1955) (Kenya)

      • Oxysychus genualis (Walker, 1862) (South Africa)

      • Oxysychus maindroni (Risbec, 1955) (Somalia)

      • Oxysychus ranomafanae (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Oxysychus sphenopterae (Ferrière, 1931) (India, Sudan)

    • Genus Pachycrepoideus Ashmead, 1904

    • Genus Pachyneuron Walker, 1833

      • Pachyneuron aphidis (Bouché, 1834) (worldwide)

      • Pachyneuron longiradius Silvestri, 1915 (Eritrea, Senegal)

      • Pachyneuron nelsoni Girault, 1928 (Australia, Canary Islands, India, Libya, Moldova, Russia, Turkey)

      • Pachyneuron pauliani Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

    • Genus Parabruchobius Risbec, 1951

      • Parabruchobius malgacinus Risbec, 1960 (Madagascar)

      • Parabruchobius senegalensis Risbec, 1951 (Senegal)

    • Genus Paracarotomus Ashmead, 1894

      • Paracarotomus cephalotes Ashmead, 1894 (Australia, India, Nigeria, Papua new Guinea, Russia, U.S.A., Uganda)

    • Genus Platecrizotes Ferrière, 1934

      • Platecrizotes sudanensis Ferrière, 1934 (Senegal, Sudan)

    • Genus Ploskana Bouček, 1976

      • Ploskana brevicornis Bouček, 1976 (South Africa)

      • Ploskana tenuis Bouček, 1976 (South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

    • Genus Plutothrix Förster, 1856

      • Plutothrix minutissima Meunier, 1905 (Tanzania)

    • Genus Pseudetroxys Masi, 1943

      • Pseudetroxys obscuriventris Masi, 1943 (Somalia)

    • Genus Pseudocatolaccus Masi, 1908

      • Pseudocatolaccus digitariae Risbec, 1960 (Madagascar)

      • Pseudocatolaccus malgacinus Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

      • Pseudocatolaccus philippiae Risbec, 1960 (Madagascar)

      • Pseudocatolaccus plectroniae Risbec, 1960 (Madagascar)

      • Pseudocatolaccus psiadiae Risbec, 1960 (Madagascar)

    • Genus Psilocera Walker, 1833

      • Psilocera brachycoxae (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Psilocera gracila (Risbec, 1957) (Rwanda)

    • Genus Pteromalus Swederus, 1795

      • Pteromalus albitarsis De Stefani, 1907 (Eritrea)

      • Pteromalus alticola (Risbec, 1957) (Rwanda)

      • Pteromalus apantelesi Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

      • Pteromalus bekiliensis Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

      • Pteromalus gabiroi (Risbec, 1957) (Rwanda)

      • Pteromalus indagans (Silvestri, 1915) (Eritrea)

      • Pteromalus ivondroi Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

      • Pteromalus kitegaensis (Risbec, 1957) (Burundi, Rwanda)

      • Pteromalus meridionalis Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

      • Pteromalus pauliani (Risbec, 1955) (Cameroon)

      • Pteromalus puparum (Linnaeus, 1758) (worldwide)

      • Pteromalus ruandaensis (Risbec, 1957) (Rwanda)

      • Pteromalus senegalensis Risbec, 1951 (Senegal)

      • Pteromalus seyrigi (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Pteromalus tananarivensis Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

      • Pteromalus villiersi (Risbec, 1955) (Cameroon)

    • Genus Pycnetron Gahan, 1925

    • Genus Sphegigaster Spinola, 1811

      • Sphegigaster brunneicornis (Ferrière, 1930) (Ethiopia, India, Sri Lanka)

      • Sphegigaster elegantula (Risbec, 1957) (Burundi, Rwanda)

      • Sphegigaster longicornis Delucchi, 1962 (Tanzania)

      • Sphegigaster oryzae (Risbec, 1960) (Madagascar)

      • Sphegigaster plectroniae (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Sphegigaster stepicola Bouček, 1965 (Algeria, Austria, Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia, Ethiopia, India, Moldova, Slovakia)

    • Genus Spodophagus Delvare & Rasplus, 1994

      • Spodophagus lepidopterae (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar, Réunion)

    • Genus Stenomalina Ghesquière, 1946

      • Stenomalina madagascariensis (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

    • Genus Tanina Bouček, 1976

      • Tanina cuprata Bouček, 1976 (South Africa)

    • Genus Toxeumorpha Girault, 1915

      • Toxeumorpha nigricola (Ferrière, 1936) (Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

    • Genus Uniclypea Bouček, 1976

      • Uniclypea conica Bouček, 1976 (South Africa)

    • Genus Vrestovia Bouček, 1961

      • Vrestovia lepesmei (Risbec, 1955) (Cameroon)

  • Subfamily Spalangiinae

    • Genus Spalangia Latreille, 1805

      • Spalangia afra Silvestri, 1913 (Nigeria, Tanzania)

      • Spalangia cameroni Perkins, 1910 (worldwide)

      • Spalangia endius Walker, 1839 (worldwide)

      • Spalangia girardi Rasplus, 1993 (Ivory Coast)

      • Spalangia longepetiolata Bouček, 1963 (Chile, Ethiopia, Lesser Antilles, Rwanda, Tanzania, Trinidad & Tobago, Yemen)

      • Spalangia nigroaenea Curtis, 1839 (worldwide)

      • Spalangia oviceps Bouček, 1965 (Tanzania)

      • Spalangia seyrigi Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar)

      • Spalangia sulcifera Bouček, 1963 (Madagascar)

      • Spalangia turneri Bouček, 1965 (South Africa)

  • Subfamily SYCOECINAE

    Subfamily SYCORYCTINAE

References

Bouček, Z. 1988. Australasian Chalcidoidea, a biosystematic revision of genera of fourteen families, with a reclassification of species. CAB International, Wallingford, UK. 832 pp.

Desjardins, C.A. 2007. Phylogenetics and classification of the world genera of Diparinae (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae. Zootaxa 1647: 1–88.

Gibson G.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.

Prinsloo, G.L. 1980. An illustrated guide to the families of African Chalcidoidea. Rep. S. Afr., Dept. Agric. Fish. Sci. Bull. No. 395: 1-66.

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Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

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