HomeWasp classificationExpeditionsLinksFigWebBiodiversity ExplorerPermits

Dinapsis luteus Mita & Shaw


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


Dinapsis luteus Mita & Shaw, 2020. Holotype CASENT/ 2053467 in California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco (CASC). Type Locality: Toliara Prov, Parc National de Zombitse, 19.8 km 84E Sakaraha, elev 770m 59 Feb 2003, 225036S 0444236E, coll. Fisher, Griswold et al., California Acad. of Sciences, yellow pan trap, tropical dry forest coll. code: BLF7505, Madagascar.

Holotype CASENT/ 2053467 in California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco (CASC).

Paratype female

Paratype male







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: 7184. 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


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>).

Copyright 2004-2024 Iziko Museums of South Africa

customisable counter