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Dinapsis gamka van Noort & Shaw

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

Dinapsis gamka van Noort & Shaw, 2022. Holotype in Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC). Type locality: South Africa, Western Cape, Gamkaberg Nature Reserve, 33°43.663′S 21°57.600′E, 940m, 4 Oct 2010 - 25 Jan 2011, S. van Noort, Malaise trap, Rooiberg Sandstone Fynbos, GB09-FYN1-M52, SAM-HYM-P048061.

Holotype Gamkaberg Nature Reserve SAM-HYM-P048061 (SAMC). Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

Paratype Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve, SAM-HYM-P043550 (SAMC). Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


Paratype Grootbos Nature Reserve, SAM-HYM-P088412 (SAMC). Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).



South Africa.





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.

Shaw, S.R. & van Noort, S. 2009. A new Dinapsis species from the Central African Republic (Hymenoptera: Megalyridae: Dinapsini). Zootaxa 2118: 30-36.

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 and map illustration © 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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