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Chalinus Konow

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Orussoidea; Family: Orussidae)

Chalinus Konow 1897. Type species: Oryssus plumicornis Guérin-Menneville 1848.

ClassificationIdentification keys

Chalinus albitibialis Vilhelmsen, 2005

Chalinus berlandi Guiglia, 1935

Chalinus davidi Vilhelmsen, 2017

Chalinus haugi du Buysson, 1902

Chalinus imperialis Westwood, 1874

Chalinus plumicornis (Guérin-Méneville, [1849])

Chalinus purpureiventris Cameron, 1912
Chalinus timnaensis Kraus, 1998

Species inquirenda

Chalinus oberthueri (Saussure, 1890)

Distribution

 

Chalinus_Distribution

Afrotropical region: Botswana, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Reunion, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe. Also in Palaearctic region (Israel, Morocco).

Biology

Parasitoids of wood-boring beetle larvae (Cerambycidae). Chalinus somalicus was reared from Rinorea convallariiflora (Violaceae) infested with Cerambycidae (Vilhelmsen, 2001).

References

 

Cameron, P. 1912. On the Hymenoptera from Belgian Congo in the Congo Museum, Tervuren. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 56: 357-401.

du Buysson, R. 1902. Hyménoptères nouveaux du Congo. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 8: 599-601.

Enslin, E. 1911. Über Tenthrediniden aus Afrika. Deutsches Entomologisches Zeitschrift 1911: 668-669.

Enslin, E. 1913. Zoologische Ergebnisse der Expedition G. Tessmanns nach Süd-Kamerun und Spanisch-Guinea. Mitteilungen des Zoologisches Museum Berlin 7: 104–114.

Guérin-Méneville F.É. [1849]. Insectes. In: Lefebvre C.T., Petit A., Quartin-Dillon R. & Vignaud 1847–1851. Voyage en Abyssinie, exécuté pendant les annés 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, par une Commission scientifique. 6 (4. Partie). Bertrand, Paris, pp. 243–398.

Guiglia, D. 1935. Un nuovo Orysside del Congo Belga. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 57: 6-11.

Guiglia D. 1935. Un nuovo Oryssidae africano. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 57: 273–280.
Guiglia D. 1936. Un nuovo Orisside dell’Africa meridionale (Hymen. Phytophaga). Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 59: 136–144.
Guiglia D. 1936. Una nuova specie del gen. Chalinus (Hymen. Phytophaga). Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 59: 260–266.
Guiglia, D. 1937. Su due specie di Chalinus del Congo (Hymen. Phytophaga). Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 59: 363-369 + 1 plt.

Guiglia D. 1937. Gli Orussini Africani del gen. Chalinus (Hymen. Phytophaga). Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 59: 452–460 + 1 plt.
Guiglia D. 1937. Il gen. Oryssus in Africa. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 59: 411–419 + 2 plts.
Guiglia D. 1945. Catalogo degli Orissidi di tutto il Mondo. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 62: 85–111.
Guiglia D. 1954. Gli Orussidi d’Europa. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 68: 1–20.
Guiglia D. 1965. Orussidae. In: Ferrière C. & van der Vecht J. (eds) Hymenopterorum Catalogus (nova editio). W. Junk, Gravenhage, The Netherlands, vol. 1: 18 pp.

Konow F.W. 1897. Systematische und kritische Bearbeitung der Siriciden-Tribus Oryssini. Természetrajzi Füzetek 20: 602–610.
Kraus M. 1998. Die Orussidae Europas und des Nahen Ostens (Hymenoptera: Orussidae). In: Taeger A. & Blank S.M. (Eds.) Pflanzenwespen Deutschlands (Hymenoptera, Symphyta). Kommentierte Bestandsaufnahme. Goecke & Evers, Keltern, pp. 283–300.
Latreille, P.A. 1796. Précis des Caractères génériques des Insectes disposés dans un ordre naturel par le Citoyen Latreille. Paris.

Saussure, H. de. 1890. Histoire naturelle des hyménoptéres. In Grandidier: Histoire physique, naturelle et politique de Madagascar, vol 20. L'Imprimerie Nationale, Paris.

Vilhelmsen, L. 2001. Systematic revision of the genera Chalinus Konow, 1897 and Mocsarya Konow, 1897 (Hymenoptera, Orussidae). Insect Systematics & Evolution 32: 361-380.

Vilhelmsen, L. 2003. Phylogeny and classification of the Orussidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera), a basal parasitic wasp taxon. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 139: 337-418.

Vilhelmsen L, Blank SM, Sechi D, Ndiaye MM, Niang AA, Guisse A, van Noort S. 2017. The Orussidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of Africa. Proceedings of the American Entomological Society 119: 879- 930. https://doi.org/10.4289/0013-8797.119.SpecialIssue.879

Westwood, J.O. 1874. Genus Oryssus. Pp. 118-121, pl 22 in: Thesaurus entomolgicus oxoniensis or Illustrations of new, rare and interesting insects. Clarendon Press, Oxford.

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