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Chrysis Linnaeus

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

Chrysis Linnaeus 1761. Type species: Sphex ignita Linnaeus 1758 (Designated by Latreille 1810).

  Chrysis aberrans Mocsáry, 1902
  Chrysis adonis Zimmermann, 1956
  Chrysis alecto Edney, 1954
Chrysis alternans Dahlbom, 1854
  Chrysis andromeda Gribodo, 1884
  Chrysis angolensis Radoszkowski, 1881
  Chrysis angustella Bohart, 1908
  Chrysis antennate Mocsáry, 1912
  Chrysis antiqua (Brauns, 1928)
  Chrysis areata  Mocsáry, 1889
  Chrysis arnoldi Brauns, 1928
  Chrysis aspredinis Bohart, 1988
  Chrysis audouinii Blanchard, 1840
  Chrysis aureomaculata Dahlbom, 1854
  Chrysis aurifascia Brullé, 1846
  Chrysis aurolimbata Mocsáry, 1889
  Chrysis auronitens (Mocsáry, 1904)
  Chrysis bisexcisa Mocsáry, 1913
  Chrysis blandula Mocsáry, 1902
  Chrysis braini (Brauns, 1928)
  Chrysis braunsiana Mocsáry, 1902
  Chrysis breviceps Mocsáry, 1914
  Chrysis brothersi Bohart, 1988
  Chrysis burorum Mocsáry, 1902
  Chrysis caffra Mocsáry, 1889
  Chrysis callista Buysson, 1891
  Chrysis campanai Buysson, 1898
  Chrysis canaliculata (Brullé, 1846)
  Chrysis capana Bohart, 1988
  Chrysis capensis Mocsáry, 1887
  Chrysis capicola Bohart, 1988
  Chrysis capitalis Dahlbom, 1854
  Chrysis cassiope Mocsáry, 1912
  Chrysis catagrapga Buysson, 1891
  Chrysis chalcogaster Mocsáry, 1904
  Chrysis cincta Brullé, 1846
  Chrysis confinsi Mocsáry, 1912
  Chrysis crenula Bohart, 1988
  Chrysis croesus Mocsáry, 1890
  Chrysis curvilineata Edney, 1954
  Chrysis cyanochlora Mocsáry, 1887
  Chrysis dalmanni Dahlbom, 1845
  Chrysis dalyana (Cameron, 1906)
  Chrysis decipiens Mocsáry, 1902

 

Chrysis delicatula Dahlbom, 1854

 

Chrysis dentipleuralis (Brauns, 1928)

  Chrysis diabolica Buysson, 1900
  Chrysis dira Mocsáry, 1883
  Chrysis districta Buysson, 1904
  Chrysis drewseni Dahlbom, 1854
  Chrysis edneyi Bohart, 1952
  Chrysis edwardsi Buysson, 1898
  Chrysis evexa Bohart, 1988
Chrysis eximia Mocsáry, 1889
  Chrysis exornata Mocsáry, 1902
  Chrysis exsecata Mocsáry, 1908
  Chrysis extensa Edney, 1952
  Chrysis fervens Mocsáry, 1902
  Chrysis formosella Mocsáry, 1908
  Chrysis genosa Bohart, 1988
  Chrysis gheudei Guérin, 1842
  Chrysis gibbula Moscáry, 1914
  Chrysis grandidieri (Saussure, 1887)
 

Chrysis grootdermensis Koch, 2006

  Chrysis heymonsi (Bischoff, 1910)
  Chrysis honorata Mocsáry, 1914
  Chrysis hoplites Mocsáry, 1902
  Chrysis impudens Edney, 1954
  Chrysis imdigens Buysson, 1891
  Chrysis infuscata Brullé, 1846
  Chrysis inimica Mocsáry, 1902
  Chrysis insolita Mocsáry, 1913
  Chrysis jansei Edney, 1952
  Chrysis jousseaumei Buysson, 1898
  Chrysis judacica Buysson, 1898
  Chrysis jugum Bahlbom, 1850
  Chrysis karooicola Edney, 1952
  Chrysis katangana Mocsáry, 1914
  Chrysis kenyana Bohart, 1988
  Chrysis kimberleyana Mocsáry, 1914
  Chrysis krebsi (Bischoff, 1910)
  Chrysis krugerana Bohart, 1988
  Chrysis krugeri Edney, 1947
  Chrysis laborans Costa, 1865
  Chrysis laeta Dahlbom, 1854
  Chrysis laetabilis Buysson, 1887
  Chrysis laeviclypeata Edney, 1954
  Chrysis laminata Mocsáry, 1902
  Chrysis laticlypeata Edney, 1954
  Chrysis latifasciata Edney, 1962
  Chrysis latigena Mocsáry, 1902
  Chrysis latipyga Edney, 1952
  Chrysis latreillei Mocsáry, 1912
  Chrysis lesnei Buysson, 1898
  Chrysis lincea Fabricius, 1775
  Chrysis longicollis Mocsáry, 1902
  Chrysis longidens Mocsáry, 1912
  Chrysis longigena Mocsáry, 1889
  Chrysis macrodon Mocsáry, 1893
  Chrysis macula Bohart, 1890
  Chrysis madecassa Mocsáry, 1908
  Chrysis maindroni Buysson, 1898
  Chrysis malachitica Dahlbom, 1854
  Chrysis mandibularis Buysson, 1901
  Chrysis meadewaldoi Mocsáry, 1914
  Chrysis mediocris Dahlbom, 1845
  Chrysis mesocyanea Mocsáry, 1902
  Chrysis mionii Guérin, 1842
  Chrysis modesta Mocsáry, 1904
  Chrysis mouattii Guérin, 1842
  Chrysis munita Buysson, 1898
  Chrysis mutata Mocsáry, 1846
  Chrysis namibica Bohart, 1988
  Chrysis nasuta Mocsáry, 1902
  Chrysis nidicola (Bischoff, 1910)
  Chrysis numerata Mocsáry, 1902
  Chrysis occidentalis Mocsáry, 1913
  Chrysis opaca Gribodo, 1879
  Chrysis ordinata Buysson, 1893
  Chrysis oxygona Mocsáry, 1890
Chrysis pachysoma Mocsáry, 1912
  Chrysis pachystoma Mocsáry, 1902
  Chrysis palliditarsis Spinola, 1838
  Chrysis pandianii Mantero, 1916
  Chrysis pervisa Edney, 1954
  Chrysis plagiata Mocsáry, 1890
  Chrysis planata Edney, 1952
  Chrysis plumbea Edney, 1952
  Chrysis porphyrophana Mocsáry, 1890
  Chrysis postscutellaris Mocsáry, 1902
  Chrysis praetexta Buysson, 1898
  Chrysis prominula Dahlbom, 1845
  Chrysis pusilla Mocsáry, 1908
  Chrysis rabundi Buysson, 1898
  Chrysis rectilineata Edney, 1954
  Chrysis rhinata Bohart, 1988
  Chrysis rhodesiaca Mocsáry, 1914
  Chrysis robillardi Saussure, 1890
  Chrysis rostrata Edney, 1956
  Chrysis rubinanalis Linsenmaier, 1959
  Chrysis rutilata Buysson, 1898
  Chrysis salamensis Buysson, 1900
  Chrysis satrapes Mocsáry, 1913
  Chrysis schoenherri Dahlbom, 1845
  Chrysis scutata Mocsáry, 1912
  Chrysis semifumata (Bischoff, 1910)
  Chrysis semihyalina (Bischoff, 1910)
  Chrysis senegalana Bohart, 1988
  Chrysis senegalensis Mocsáry, 1889
  Chrysis sinuosa Dahlbom, 1845
  Chrysis soleana (Cameron, 1906)
Chrysis splendens Dahlbom, 1854
  Chrysis stangei Bohart, 1988 
  Chrysis stanleyana Schletterer, 1891
  Chrysis stenodera Mocsáry, 1914
  Chrysis stenomorpha Mocsáry, 1908
  Chrysis stevensoni Bohart, 1988
  Chrysis stilboides Spinola, 1838
  Chrysis subintegra Edney, 1952
  Chrysis subordinata (Buysson, 1909)
  Chrysis sweirstrai Edney, 1954
  Chrysis tecta Edney, 1954
  Chrysis teragona Mocsáry, 1914
  Chrysis tesserops Bohart, 1988
  Chrysis tibiarum Zimmermann, 1961
  Chrysis tisiphone Edney, 1954
  Chrysis trautmanni (Brauns, 1928)
  Chrysis turneriella Bohart, 1952
  Chrysis ugandae Bohart, 1988
  Chrysis ugandana Mocsáry, 1890
  Chrysis vansoni (Brauns, 1928)
  Chrysis verudens Mocsáry, 1914
  Chrysis victrix Edney, 1954
  Chrysis voiensis Buysson, 1906
  Chrysis wahlbergi Dahlbom, 1845
  Chrysis westermanni Dahlbom, 1854
  Chrysis whiteheadi Bohart, 1988
  Chrysis zanzibarica Mocsáry, 1914
  Chrysis zuluana Mocsáry, 1889
Chrysis species [C. pulchella Spinola?]

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

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

Diversity

About 1000 described species.

References

Kimsey L.S. 2006. California Cuckoo Wasps of the Family Chrysididae (Hymenoptera). University of California Publications in Entomology 125: 1311.
Kimsey LS & Bohart RM
1990. The Chrysidid Wasps of the World. Oxford University Press, Oxford. 652 pp.

Linnaeus, C. 1761. Fauna Suecica, i-xlvi + 578 pp. Laurentii Salvii, Stockholm.

Ramage, T. & Kimsey, L.S. 2015. The Aculeata of French Polynesia. IV. First record of Chrysis angolensis (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae). Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 120: 209-211.

Credits

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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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