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Dinapsis planifrons Mita & Shaw

 

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

 

Dinapsis planifrons Mita & Shaw, 2020. Holotype in California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco (CASC). Type Locality: Antsiranana,  Ambato forest, 26.6 km 33, NE Ambanja, elev 150 m/ 8 December 2004, 132752S 0483306E, California Acad. of Sciences, coll: B. L. Fisher, rainforest, yellow pan trap, BLF11517, CASLOT 014881, SEM, Madagascar.


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


Paratype male


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: 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

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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