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Chrysis mionii Guérin-Méneville

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Chrysidoidea; Family: Chrysididae; Genus: Chrysis)

Chrysis mionii Guérin-Méneville, 1842.

Classification


SAM-HYM-A004478 (SAMC)

 

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


Spitskop, Bloemfontein, South Africa. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/105304857 Photographs © Rudi Steenkamp (Bloemfontein).


Distribution

Senegal to South Africa.

Biology

Parasite of bees (Megachilidae) and wasps: Masarinae and Eumeninae (Vespidae); and Sphecidae sensu lato.

References

Kimsey LS & Bohart RM 1990. The Chrysidid Wasps of the World. Oxford University Press, Oxford. 652 pp.

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa), or © Rudi Steenkamp (Bloemfontein).


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2022. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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