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Pteromalus Swederus

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

Pteromalus Swederus, 1795. Type species: Ichneumon puparum Linnaeus, 1758, by subsequent designation.

 

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)

Pteromalus species (South Africa)

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Parasitoids of Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera.

References

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

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. 2018. Universal Chalcidoidea Database, Natural History Museum London. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/entomology/chalcidoids/index.html

Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema naturae (10th Edition). 1:824+iiipp. Stockholm.
Swederus, N.S. 1795. Beskrifning på et nytt genus Pteromalus ibland Insecterna, haerande til Hymenoptera. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 16: 201-205, 216-222.

Credits

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


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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