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Dinapsis cresta Mita & Shaw

 

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

 

Dinapsis cresta Mita & Shaw, 2020. Holotype CASENT/ 2009739 in California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco (CASC). Type Locality: Province Diego-Suarez, Parc National Montagne d’Ambre, el 1125 m, 4–19 March 2001, 12°31’13”S, 49°10’45”E, R. Harin’Hala collector, Malaise trap MA-01-01D-05, Madagascar.


Holotype CASENT/ 2009739 in California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco (CASC).

Distribution

Madagascar.

Biology

Unknown.

References

 

Mita T & Shaw SR. 2020. A taxonomic study of Dinapsis Waterson, 1922 from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Megalyridae, Dinapsini): crested wasps of the hirtipes species-group. Zootaxa 4858: 71–84. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4858.1.4

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

Credits

Photographs © Toshiharu Mita (Kyushu University) and Scott Shaw (University of Wyoming).


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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