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Cleonyminae of the Afrotropical region

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

Classification

Amotura Cameron, 1884
 

Callocleonymus Masi, 1940

  Chalcedectus Walker, 1852

Cleonymus Latrielle, 1809

Grooca Sureshan and Narendran, 1997

Heydenia Förster, 1856

Notanisus Walker, 1837

Oodera Westwood, 1874

Solenura Westwood, 1868

 

Thaumasura Westwood, 1868

 

Zolotarewskya Risbec, 1956

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Parasitoids of  wood-boring beetles or stem or mud nesting Hymenoptera (Sphecidae, Megachilidae, Eumeninae)

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.

Brues, C.T. 1907. New chalcid-flies from Cape Colony. Bulletin of the Wisconsin Natural History Society 5: 46-53.

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, G.A.P. 2003, Phylogenetics and classification of Cleonyminae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae). Memoirs on Entomology, International 16: 1-339.

Gibson, GAP. 2015. The presence of Notanisus Walker (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) in North America and revision of the oulmesiensis species group. Zootaxa 3948: 422-450.  http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3948.3.4 

Heraty, J.M., Burks, R.A., Cruaud, A., Gibson, G.A.P., Liljeblad, J., Munro, J., Rasplus, J.-Y., Delvare, G., Janšta, P., Gumovsky, A., Huber, J., Woolley, J.B., Krogmann, L., Heydon, S., Polaszek, A., Schmidt, S., Darling, D.C., Gates, M.W., Mottern, J., Murray, E., Dal Molin, A., Triapitsyn, S., Baur, H., Pinto, J.D., van Noort, S., George, J. & Yoder, M. 2013. A phylogenetic analysis of the megadiverse Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). Cladistics 29: 466–542. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cla.12006

Masi, L. 1943. Missione biologica Sagan-Omo diretta dal Prof. E. Zavattari. Nuove specie di imenotteri calcididi. Diagnosti preventive. Bollettino della Societŕ Entomologica Italiana 75: 65–68.

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.

Sureshan, P.M. and Narendran, T.C. 1995. A new genus of Pteromalidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) from Coorg, Karnataka. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 92: 96–99.
Sureshan, P.M. and Narendran, T.C. 1997. Grooca, a new name for Neoepistenia Sureshan & Narendran (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae). Journal of the Bombay Natural History
Society
94: 175.

Werner J & Peters RS. 2018. Taxonomic revision of the genus Oodera Westwood, 1874 (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Pteromalidae, Cleonyminae), with description of ten new species. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 63: 73-123. https://doi.org/10.3897/jhr.63.12754

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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