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Orussidae

Classification and checklist of African orussid wasps

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

 

Identification keys

References

 

Benson, R.B. 1935. On the genera of the Orussidae, with an account of the African species (Hymenoptera Symphyta). Occasional Papers of the Rhodesian Museum 4: 1–10.

Benson R.B. 1935. On the genera of Orussidae. With an account of the African species (Hymenoptera Symphyta). Occasional Papers of the Rhodesian Museum 4: 1-10.
Benson R.B. 1936
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Benson R.B. 1938
. On the Australian Orussidae, with a Key to the Genera of the World (Hymenoptera, Symphyta). Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 11th series, 2 (7): 1-15.

Benson, R.B. 1955. Classification of the Orussidae with some new genera and species (Hymenoptera: Symphyta). Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London 24: 13–23.

Blank S.M., Kraus M. & Taeger A. 2006. Orussus smithi sp. n. and notes on other West Palaearctic Orussidae (Hymenoptera). In: Blank S. M., Schmidt S. & Taeger A. (Eds.) Recent Sawfly Research: Synthesis and Prospects. Goecke & Evers, Keltern, pp. 265–278.

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

Chevin H. 1986. Note sur les hymenopteres tethredoides (XII). 26. Tenthredes rares ou nouvelles pur la France. Bulletin mensuel de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 55: 336-345.

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. 1956. Una nuova species di Pseudoryssus dell’Italia Settentrionale. Bolletino della Società Entomologica Italiana 86: 24–25.
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.

Lelej A.S. & Taeger A. 2007. 12. Sem. Orussidae – Orussidy. In: Lelej A.S. (ed.). Setchatokryloobraznye, skorpionnicy, pereponchatokrylye. Ch. 5. [Neuropteroidea, Mecoptera, Hymenoptera. Pt 5.]. Opredelitel' nasekomykh Dal'nego Vostoka Rossii. [Key to the insects of Russian Far East]. Vladivostok: Dal'nauka 4: 961.

Mocsáry A. 1910. Über Orussus unicolor Latr. und eine nah verwandte neue Art aus Kroatien. Annales historico-naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici 8: 160–162.

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

Scopoli J.A. 1763. Entomologia Carniolica exhibens insect Carnioliae indigena et distributa in ordines genera, species, varietales methodo Linnaeana. Wien: I. T. Trattner.

Taeger A., Blank S.M. & Liston A.D. 2006. European Sawflies (Hymenoptera: Symphyta) – A Species Checklist for the Countries. In: Blank S.M., Schmidt S. & Taeger A. (eds.). Recent Sawfly Research: Synthesis and Prospects. Goecke & Evers, Keltern, pp. 399–504.

Trautmann W. 1922. Ein neuer paläarktischer Oryssus (Hym.). Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift [1922]: 322–323.

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. 2004. The old wasp and the tree: fossils, phylogeny and biogeography in the Orussidae (Insecta, Hymenoptera). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 82: 139-160.

Vilhelmsen, L. 2005. Chalinus albitibialis, a new species of Orussidae (Insecta, Hymenoptera), from Morocco. Zootaxa 880: 1-7.

Vilhelmsen, L. 2007. The Phylogeny of Orussidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) Revisited. Arthropod Systematics and Phylogeny 65 (2): 111-118.

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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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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