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Dinapsis zulu Shaw & van Noort

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

Dinapsis zulu Shaw & van Noort, 2022. Holotype female in Kwazulu-Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg (NMSA). Type locality: South Africa, Kwazulu-Natal, PMB, Karkloof, 1325 m asl, 2919.1S, 3015.5E, 22 January to 6 February 2007, YPT (yellow pan trap), Kolyada & Mostovski colls.; NMSA-HYM002031 (NMSA).

Holotype female NMSA-HYM 002031 (NMSA). Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa). SEM images Scott Shaw (University of Wyoming).


Paratype male NHMUK010370333 (NHMUK). Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).



South Africa.





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 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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