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Pachycrepoideus Ashmead

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

Pachycrepoideus Ashmead, 1904. Type species: Pachycrepoideus   Ashmead, 1904, by monotypy.

  Pachycrepoideus schedli Delucchi, 1956
Pachycrepoideus vindemmiae (Rondani, 1875)


Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa.


Parasitoids of fly pupae (Diptera).


Ashmead, W.H. 1904. Classification of the chalcid flies of the superfamily Chalcidoidea, with descriptions of new species in the Carnegie Museum, collected in South America by Herbert H. Smith. Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum 1(4): 329.

Baur, H. 2001. The Hymenoptera (Chalcidoidea, Ichneumonoidea, Platygastroidea) described by Vittoro Delucchi: an annotated catalogue. Journal of Natural History 35: 55-125.

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.

Mitroiu, M.D. 2013. A review of the Pteromalidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) parasitizing synanthropic flies in Romania. Analele Stiintifice ale Universitatii "Al. I. Cuza" Iasi (Biologie Animala) 59: 147-151.

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

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.


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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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