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Braconinae

of the Afrotropical Region

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Ichneumonoidea; Family: Braconidae)

ClassificationIdentification keys

 

Adeshoides van Achterberg, 1983

Admonitosoter Mamood, Papp & Quick, 2010.

 

Africadesha Quicke, 1986

 

Amyosoma Viereck, 1913

 

Aphrastobracon Ashmead, 1896

 

Archibracon Saussure, 1892

 

Aspidobracon van Achterberg, 1984

 

Atanycolus Förster, 1862

Bacuma Cameron, 1906

Bathyaulax Szépligeti, 1906

Bracon Fabricius, 1804

 

Braconella Szépligeti, 1906

 

Campyloneurus Szépligeti, 1900

 

Carinibracon van Achterberg, 1983

 

Cassidibracon Quicke, 1987

 

Chaoilta Cameron, 1899

 

Chelonogastra Ashmead, 1900

 

Commatapsis van Achterberg & Sigwalt, 1987

 

Compsobracon Ashmead, 1900

Cratocnema Szépligeti, 1914

Cyanopterus Haliday, 1835

 

Deltaphyma van Achterberg, 1983

 

Digonogastra Viereck, 1912

 

Dioxybracon Granger, 1949

 

Doggerella Quick, Mamood & Papp, 2011

Esenga Cameron, 1906

 

Euvipio Szépligeti, 1904

 

Fraterarchibracon Quicke, 1985

 

Glyptomorpha Holmgren, 1868

 

Hybogaster Szépligeti, 1906

Iphiaulax Förster, 1862

 

Iphibracon van Achterberg & Sigwalt, 1987

Kimavu Quicke, 1986

 

Latana Cameron, 1906

 

Lasiophorus Haliday, 1838

 

Malagopsis van Achterberg, 1983

 

Megalommum Szépligeti, 1900

 

Meganura Szépligeti, 1906

Merinotus Szépligeti, 1906

 

Mesobracon Szépligeti, 1902

 

Mesobraconoides Sarhan & Quicke, 1990

 

Monilobracon Quicke, 1984

 

Monocoila Roman, 1910

 

Neohelcon Szépligeti, 1913

 

Nundinella Szépligeti, 1914

 

Odesia Cameron, 1906

 

Odontoscapus Kriechbaumer, 1894

 

Paxillibracon Quicke, 1985

 

Physaraia Shenefelt, 1978

 

Plaxopsis Szépligeti, 1905

Presoter Mamood, Papp & Quick, 2010

 

Pseudodicrogenium Fahringer, 1936

 

Pseudovipio Szépligeti, 1896

 

Rhadinobracon Szépligeti, 1906

Rhammura Enderlein, 1905

Rhytimorpha Szépligeti, 1901

 

Rugosibracon Quicke, 1988

 

Schiztobracon Cameron, 1906

Scutibracon Quicke & Walker,1989

Serraulax Quicke, 1987

 

Serrundabracon van Achterberg, 2003

 

Shelfordia Cameron, 1902

 

Sobrinarchibracon Quicke, 1985

 

Sororarchibracon Quicke, 1985

Soter Saussure, 1892

 

Stenobracon Szépligeti, 1901

 

Stirostoma Cameron, 1912

 

Sylvibracon Quicke, 1984

 

Triaspidogastra Granger, 1949

 

Trigastrotheca Cameron, 1906

 

Tropobracon Cameron, 1905

 

Tsavobracon Quicke, 1985

 

Vaepellis Quicke, 1987

Vipio Latreille, 1804

 

Vipiomorpha Tobias, 1962

Zaglyptogastra Ashmead, 1900

 

Zanzopsis van Achterberg, 1983

Biology

Endoparasitoids (idiobiont) of concealed larvae of xylophagous and stem-boring Coleoptera and Lepidoptera and rarely of Diptera and Symphyta.

Distribution

Worldwide.

References

Ashmead, W.H. 1900. Classification of the Ichneumon flies, or the superfamily Ichneumonoidea. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 23(1206): 1-220.

Baltazar, C.R. 1962. The genera of parasitic Hymenoptera in the Philippines, Part 1. Pacific Insects. 4(4):737-771.  

Brues, C.T. 1924. Some South African parasitic Hymenoptera of the families Evaniidae, Braconidae, Alysiidae, and Plumariidae in the South African Museum with a catalogue of the known species. Annals of the South African Museum. 19:1-150.

Brues, C.T. 1926. Studies on Ethiopian Braconidae with a catalogue of the African species. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 61:206-436.  
Brullé, M.A. 1846. Tome Quatričme. Des Hyménoptčres. Les Ichneumonides. In: Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau A. "Histoire Naturelles des Insectes." Paris. 680 pp. pp. 56-521.
Cameron, P. 1905
. On the Hymenoptera of the Albany Museum, Grahamstown, South Africa (Second paper). Record of the Albany Museum. 1: 185-244

Cameron, P. 1905. On some new genera and species of Hymenoptera from Cape Colony and Transvaal. Transactions of the South African Philosophical Society 15: 195-257.
Cameron, P. 1906. Descriptions of new species of parasitic Hymenoptera chiefly in the collection of the South African Museum, Cape Town. Annals of the South African Museum 5: 17-186.

Cameron, P. 1911. On the parasitic Hymenoptera collected by Mr. A.J.T. Janse, Transvaal. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 2: 173-217.

Granger, C. 1949. Braconides de Madagascar. Mémoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar. (A)2:1-428.

Haliday, A.H. 1835. Essay on parasitic Hymenoptera. Entomological Magazine. 3(1): 20-45.
Kaartinen, R. & Quicke, D.L.J. 2007
. A revision of the African parasitic wasp genus Bathyaulax Szépligeti (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Braconinae). Journal of Natural History 41: 125-212. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222930601121221

Kaartinen, R. & Mahmood, K., Papp, J. & Quicke, D.L.J. 2011. A new Afrotropical genus Doggerella gen. nov. of braconine wasp (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) with twelve new species. Zootaxa 2927: 1-37.
Mahmood, K., Papp, J. & Quicke, D. L. J. 2010. Two new Afrotropical genera and species of braconine wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) with descriptions of new species. Zootaxa 2476: 14 –22.

Papp, J. 2000. Cratocnema juxtacasum sp.n. from Malgasy (Hymenoptera: Braconidae, Braconinae). Folia Entomologica Hungarica. 61:149-156.

Quicke, D.L.J. 1985. Further reclassification of Afrotropical and Indo-Australian Braconinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Oriental Insects. 18:339-353.  

Quicke, D.L.J. 1987. The Old World genera of braconine wasps. Journal of Natural History 21:43-197.

Quicke, D.L.J. 1988. Inter-generic variation in the male genitalia of the Braconinae (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Braconidae). Zoologica Scripta. 17:399-409.  

Quicke, D.L.J.1988. Higher classification, biogeography and biology of the Braconinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Pages 117-138 in Gupta, V.K., ed. Advances in parasitic Hymenoptera research. Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands. 546 pp.

Quicke, D.L.J. 1989. Parasitic braconine wasps of the genus Archibracon (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Journal of Natural History 23: 29-70.


Quicke, D.L.J. 1991. The African species of Zaglyptogastra (Hymenoptera) with a checklist of world species. Journal of Natural History 25: 755-771.

Quicke, D.L.J. 1991. Tergal and inter-tergal metasomal glands of male Braconine wasps (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Braconidae). Zoologica Scripta. 19:413-423.  
Quicke, D.L.J. 1991. The non-European Braconinae types of Szépligeti housed in Budapest (Hymenoptera, Braconidae). Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici. 83:169-186.  

Quicke, D.L.J. 2007. A revision of the African parasitic wasp genus Bathyaulax Szépligeti (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Braconinae). Journal of Natural History 41: 125-212.

Quicke, D.L.J. & Walker, A. 1989. A new Indo-Australian genus of Braconinae (Hym., Braconidae) parasitic on Hispidae (Col.). Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 125: 19-24

Quicke, D.L.J., Wharton, R.A. & Sittertz Bhatkar, H. 1997. Antero-lateral abdominal scent glands of braconine wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 6(2): 219-230.  

Quicke DLJ, Guy TJ, van Noort S, Broad GR & Butcher BA. 2017. New species of Bacuma Szépligeti (Hymenoptera: Braconidae, Braconinae) from Kenya and West Darfur with a partial key to species. Zootaxa 4263: 43–71. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4263.1.2

Quicke DL J, Koch F, Broad GR, Bennett AMR, van Noort S, Hebert PDN, Butcher BA. 2018. A new species of Rhytimorpha Szépligeti (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Braconinae) from IsraelZoology in the Middle East doi:10.1080/09397140.2018.1470301. 

https://doi.org/10.1080/09397140.2018.1470301
Shenefelt, R.D. 1978. Braconidae 10. Braconinae, Gnathobraconinae, Mesestoinae, Pseudodicrogeniinae, Telengainae, Ypsistocerinae, plus Braconidae in general, major groups, unplaced genera and species. Hymenopterorum Catalogus (nova editio). Pars 15. pp.1425-1872.

Szépligeti, G. 1901. Tropischen Cenocoeliden und Braconiden aus der Sammlung des Ungarischen National-Museums. Természetrajzi Füzetek 24: 353-402.

Szépligeti, G. 1913. Neue afrikanische Braconiden aus der Sammlung der Ungarischen National-Museum. Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici. 11:592-608.  
Szépligeti, G. 1914. Afrikanische Braconiden des Königl. Zoologischen Museums in Berlin. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 7: 153-230.

Szépligeti, G.V. 1914. Central-Afrikanische Braconidae des Congo-Museums. Revue de Zoologie Africaine. 3: 403-420.

Thunberg, C.P. 1824. Ichneumonidea, Insecta Hymenoptera illustrata. Mémoires de l'Académie Imperiale des Sciences de Saint Petersbourg. 9: 285-368.
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Yu, D.S., Achterberg, van C. & Horstman, K. 2012. Taxapad 2012, World Ichneumonoidea 2011. Taxonomy, biology, morphology and distribution. Database on flash-drive. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. www.taxapad.com

van Achterberg, C. 1982. Notes on some type-species described by Fabricius of the subfamilies Braconinae, Rogadinae, Microgastrinae and Agathidinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Entomologische Berichten. Amsterdam 42: 133-139.

van Achterberg, C. 1997. Revision of the Haliday collection of Braconidae (Hymenoptera). Zoologische Verhandelingen. 314. 115 pp.

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa), or © Roger Mayes (Gauteng) or © Jonathan Ball (Cape Town). or © Khalid Mahmood, Jeno Papp & Donald L.J. Quicke.


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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