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Dinapsis igneus van Noort & Shaw

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

Dinapsis igneus van Noort & Shaw, 2022. Holotype in University of Guelph Insect Collection, Canada (DEBU). Type locality: Mauritius, Black River Gorges Natl. Pk., Pétrin; 20°24’31”S 57°28’11”E; 674m; 7 Dec 2016; S.A. Marshall, debu00396997.


Holotype female debu00396997 (DEBU). Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

 

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


Distribution

Mauritius.

Biology

Unknown.

References

 

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 © 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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