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Megalyridia capensis Hedqvist

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

Megalyridia capensis Hedqvist, 1959. Holotype: in Entomological Museum of Lund University.

 

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Fig 2 Megalyridia capenis female pale form
Fig 3 Megalyridia capenis male
Fig 4 Megalyridia distribution Fig 5 Megalyridia habitat association

Distribution

 

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South Africa (Eastern, Northern & Western Cape Provinces).

Biology

Unknown.

References

Hedqvist, K.J. 1959. Hymenoptera (Ichneumonoidea) Megalyridae. South African Animal Life 6, 485-490.

van Noort, S. & Shaw, S.R. 2009. Megalyridia capensis (Hymenoptera: Megalyridae: Megalyridiini) a relict species endemic to South Africa. African Natural History 5: 1-8.

Credits

Photographs and distribution maps Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2018. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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