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Dinapsis albicoxa Hedqvist


(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Megalyroidea; Family: Megalyridae; Tribe: Dinapsini; Genus: Dinapsis)


Dinapsis albicoxa Hedqvist, 1967. Holotype in Muséum National d'Historie naturelle, Paris (MNHN). Type Locality: Mandraka (Madagascar).

Holotype in MNHN Paris.

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

Dinapsis albicoxa female (Ranomafana National Park, 21˚14’18.48”S, 47˚23’40.50”E, alt. 1138 m, Madagascar). Photograph copyright Steve Marshall


Madagascar (Mandraka).





Hedqvist, K.J. 1967. Notes on Megalyridae (Hym. Ichneumonoidea) and description of new species from Madagascar. Annales de la Société entomologique de France 3: 239-246.

van Noort S, Shaw S, Copeland R. 2022. Revision of the endemic African genus Dinapsis (Dinapsini, Megalyridae, Hymenoptera) with description of seven new species. ZooKeys 1112: 27-122. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.1112.82307

Waterston, J. 1922. A new family of Hymenoptera from South Africa. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 10: 418-420.


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

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)


Citation: van Noort, S. 2024. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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