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Dinapsis taita van Noort & Shaw

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

Dinapsis taita van Noort & Shaw, 2022. Holotype female in Natural History Museum of Kenya, Nairobi (NMKE). Type locality: Taita Hills, Ngangao Forest; 3.36100S 38.34186E; 1848m; Malaise trap; indigenous forest; 3-17 October 2012; R. Copeland, ICIPE 49131.


Holotype female ICIPE 49131 (NMKE). Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


Distribution

Kenya.

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 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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