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Dinapsis scriptus Mita & Shaw


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


Dinapsis scriptus Mita & Shaw, 2020. Holotype in California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco (CASC). Type Locality: Province Fianarantsoa, near Isalo National Park, at stream east of Interpretive Center, 17–24 March 2004, 22°37.60’S, 45°21.49’E, collector: R. Harin’Hala, California Acad of Sciences, malaise trap in open area, elev 750 m, MA-02-11A-16, CASLOT 016972, Madagascar.

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

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: 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


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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