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Norbanus Walker

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

Norbanus Walker, 1843. Type species: Norbanus dysaules Walker, 1843.

Norbanus africanus Subba Rao, 1973

 

Norbanus aequus Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus awi Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus brevicephalus Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus breviclava Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus caloramans Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus draco Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus erebus Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus foritempus Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus garouae (Risbec, 1956)

 

Norbanus gibber Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus gracilis Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus incombo Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus ingens Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus kitegaensis (Risbec, 1957)

 

Norbanus longissimus Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus maliarphae Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus mustatai Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus pilosus Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus pleuralis Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus polaszeki Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus prinslooi Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus rotundus Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus seyrigi (Risbec, 1952)

 

Norbanus sunabron Mitroiu, 2015

 

Norbanus tenuicornis Bouček, 1970

Distribution

Afrotropical (twenty-six species), Australasian (eight species), Nearctic (three species), Neotropical (one species), Oriental (nine species), and Palaearctic (thirteen species) (Mitroiu, 2015).

Biology

Parasitoids of Cephidae (Hymenoptera), Curculionidae (Coleoptera) and various Lepidoptera (Bouček & Rasplus 1991; Dzhanokmen 1999; Rizzo & Mitroiu 2010; Noyes 2014; Mitroiu, 2015).

References

Bouček, Z. 1970. Contribution to the knowledge of Italian Chalcidoidea based mainly on a study at the Institute of Entomology in Turin, with descriptions of some new European species (Hymenoptera). Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 49: 35–102.

Bouček, Z. 1976. African Pteromalidae (Hymenoptera): new taxa, synonymies and combinations. Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa 39: 9–31.

Bouček, Z. & Rasplus, J.-Y. 1991. Illustrated key to West–Palaearctic genera of Pteromalidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea). Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Paris, 140 pp.

Dzhanokmen, K.A. 1999. Review of Norbanus (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Pteromalidae) species from Kazakhstan fauna with distinguishing subgenera. Zoologicheskiy Zhurnal 78: 952–959.

Mitroiu, M.-D. 2015 Revision of the Afrotropical species of Norbanus Walker (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). Zootaxa 3969:1–103. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3969.1.1

Noyes, J.S. 2014. Universal Chalcidoidea Database, Natural History Museum London. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/entomology/chalcidoids/index.html

Risbec, J. 1952. Contribution á l'étude des chalcidoides de Madagascar. Mémoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar (E) 2: 1–449.
Risbec, J. 1956. Les parasites des insectes borers du riz ou Cameroun. Agronomie Tropicale, Nogent-sur-Marne 11: 234–237.
Risbec, J. 1957. Contribution à l'étude de la faune entomologique du Ruanda-Urundi (Mission P. Basilewsky 1953). CXXIII. Hymenoptera Chalcidoidea: Eulophidae, Pteromalidae, Eurytomidae, Torymidae, Perilampidae, Encyrtidae et Eupelmidae. Annales du Musée Royal Congo Belge Tervuren (Zoologie) 58: 148–231.
Rizzo M.C. & Mitroiu, M.-D. 2010. Revision of the European, North African and Central Asian species of the genus Norbanus Walker 1843 (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 19: 228–243.

Subba Rao, B.R. 1973. Descriptions of four new species of Pteromalidae (Hymenoptera). Oriental Insects 7: 355–362.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00305316.1973.10434098

Walker, F. 1843. Description des Chalcidites trouvées au Bluff de Saint-Jean, dans la Florida orientale, par M M. E. Doubleday et R. Forster. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (2) 1: 145–162.

Credits

Photographs © Mircea-Dan Mitroiu (Faculty of Biology, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania).

 

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Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2019. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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