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Stephanidae

Classification and checklist of Afrotropical stephanid wasps

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

  • Genus Afromegischus van Achterberg, 2002

  • Genus Comnatopus van Achterberg, 2002

  • Genus Foenatopus Smith, 1860

    • Foenatopus albomaculatus Cameron, 1906 (Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Sudan, Zimbabwe)

    • Foenatopus alluaudi (Kieffer, 1904) (Madagascar)

    • Foenatopus alutaceus (Morley, 1917) (Zimbabwe)

    • Foenatopus arcuatus Kieffer,1911 (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus berlandi (Benoit,1951) (Madagascar)

    • Foenatopus brevicollis (Enderlein,1901) (Togo)

    • Foenatopus brevipetiolatus (Enderlein,1901) (Cameroon)

    • Foenatopus burgeoni Benoit,1949 (Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania)

    • Foenatopus camerunus (Enderlein,1906) (Cameroon)

    • Foenatopus caudula Benoit,1983 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus claripennis Elliott,1919 (Malawi)

    • Foenatopus collaris (Benoit,1951) (Madagascar)

    • Foenatopus congoensis Benoit,1949 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus crassipes (Bischoff,1911) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus david Benoit,1984 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus decellei Benoit,1984 (Nigeria)

    • Foenatopus denticollis Benoit,1956 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus equatorialis (Benoit,1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus fernandopoensis Schulz,1906 (Bioko)

    • Foenatopus flavicollis Cameron,1912 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus flavomaculatus (Enderlein) (Cameroon)

    • Foenatopus fragilis Benoit,1949 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus fuscidens (Kieffer,1911) (Cameroon)

    • Foenatopus globiceps (Enderlein,1901) (Cameroon)

    • Foenatopus gracilis (Kieffer,1910) (Cameroon)

    • Foenatopus insignis (Schletterer,1890) (South Africa)

    • Foenatopus katangensis Benoit,1984 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus kisanganius Benoit,1949 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus leucodon (Kieffer,1911) (Cameroon, Ivory Coast)

    • Foenatopus limbatus Benoit,1956 (Gabon)

    • Foenatopus longicaudatus (Benoit,1951) (Madagascar)

    • Foenatopus lueboensis Benoit,1949 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus macrocephalicus (Benoit,1949) (Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast)

    • Foenatopus maniemanus Benoit,1956 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus maynei Benoit,1956 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus micans (Benoit,1951) (Madagascar)

    • Foenatopus mirei Benoit,1953 (Algeria, Chad)

    • Foenatopus nanus Benoit,1949 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus natalicus (Westwood, 1874) (Mozambique, South Africa)

    • Foenatopus oemidaphagus (Benoit,1951) (Kenya)

    • Foenatopus pentheri (Kieffer, 1911) (Angola, South Africa)

    • Foenatopus piceicornis Cameron,1912 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus rothkirchi (Schulthess,1914) (Cameroon, Malawi)

    • Foenatopus rufocinctus Aguiar,2004 (Cameroon)

    • Foenatopus schlettereri (Enderlein,1901) (Cameroon)

    • Foenatopus schoutedeni Benoit,1949 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus silvestris Benoit,1984 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus simpsoni Kieffer,1911 (Nigeria)

    • Foenatopus szepligetii (Enderlein,1905) (Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Sierra Leone)

    • Foenatopus terebrellus (Enderlein,1901) (Cameroon)

    • Foenatopus tertianus (Morley,1917) (Cameroon, Zimbabwe)

    • Foenatopus tisiphone Benoit,1956 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Foenatopus togoensis (Stadelmann,1895) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Togo)

    • Foenatopus xylophilus Benoit,1984 (Ivory Coast)

  • Genus Madegafoenus Benoit, 1951

  • Genus Megischus Brullé, 1846

    • Megischus bekilyanus (Benoit,1951) (Madagascar)

    • Megischus occiputalis (Benoit,1951) (Madagascar)

    • Megischus seyrigi (Benoit,1951) (Madagascar)

  • Genus Profoenatopus van Achterberg, 2002

  • Genus Stephanus Jurine, 1807

    • Stephanus antinorii (Gribodo,1879) (Ethiopia)

References

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Benoit, P.L.G. 1949. Les Stephanoidae (Hym.) du Congo belge. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 42(3–4): 285–294.

Benoit, P.L.G. 1951. Les Stephanides Malgaches (Hymen.-Terebr.). Mémoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar. A5(2):269-284.

Benoit, P.L.G. 1984. Stephanidae de l'Afrique occidentale et centrale (Hymenoptera). Revue de Zoologie Africaine. 98:215-228.

Cameron, P., 1912. On the Hymenoptera from Belgian Congo in the Congo Museum, Tervueren. Annales de la Societé Entomologique Belge 56: 357-401.

Ceballos, G. 1926. Estefanidos del Museo de Madrid (Hym. Stephanidae). Eos. 2(2):135-148.
Elliott, E.A. 1922. Monograph of the hymenopterous family Stephanidae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 3:705-831.
Enderlein, G. 1901. Neue Evaniiden, Stephaniden, Mutilliden (Apterogyna), Proctotrupiden und Chalcididen, mit einer Bestimmungstabelle der africanischen Stephaniden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte. 1(3):187-220.

Engel, M.S. 2005. The crown wasp genus Electrostephanus (Hymenoptera: Stephanidae): Discovery of the female and a new species. Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne. 74(3):317-332.
Engel, M.S. & Grimaldi, D.A. 2004. The first Mesozoic stephanid wasp (Hymenoptera: Stephanidae). Journal of Paleontology. 78(6):1192-1197.
Engel, M.S. & Ortega-Blanco, J. 2008. The fossil crown wasp Electrostephanus petiolatus Brues in Baltic Amber (Hymenoptera, Stephanidae): designation of a neotype, revised classification, and a key to amber Stephanidae. ZooKeys. 4:55-64.
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Jurine, L. 1807. Nouvelle méthode de classer les Hyménoptères et les Diptères. 1. Hyménoptères. Geneva. J.J. Paschoud ed. 319 pp. (Ichneumonoidea in 1-51, 94-118, Index Alphabetcus, Tableau Comparatif, Pl. 1,2,3,8).

Kieffer, J.J. 1904. Description de Stéphanides et d'Evaniides nouveaux. Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle Metz (2e serie). 23(11):1-30.
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Stephanides. In: André E. (ed.) "Species des Hyménoptères d'Europe & d'Algérie. Tome 7." 748 pp. (Stephanidae pp. 471-490)

Mason, W.R.M. 1993. Superfamilies Evanioidea, Stephanoidea, Megalyroidea and Trigonalyoidea (pp. 510-520). In GOULET, H. & HUBER, J. (eds). Hymenoptera of the World: an identification guide to families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 668 pp.

Morley, C., 1917. Some Stephanidae: with descriptions of new species. – Entomologist 50: 105-113.

Morley, C. 1917. Some Stephanidae: with descriptions of new species. Entomologist. 50: 33-36.
Schletterer, A. 1889. Monographie der Hymenopteren-Gattung Stephanus Jur. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 33: 71–160. doi:10.1002/mmnd.18890330105

Yu D.S., van Achterberg, K., Horstmann, K. 2011. World Ichneumonoidea 2011. Taxonomy, biology, morphology and distribution. Available from Vancouver, Canada: Taxapad. www.taxapad.com

van Achterberg, C. 2002. A revision of the Old World species of Megischus Brulle, Stephanus Jurine and Pseudomegischus gen. nov., with a key to the genera of the family Stephanidae (Hymenoptera: Stephanoidea). Zoologische verhandelingen 339: 3-206.

van Achterberg, C. & Quicke, D.L.J. 2006. Taxonomic notes on Old World Stephanidae (Hymenoptera): description of Parastephanellus matsumotoi sp. n. from Japan, redescription of Commatopus xanthocephalus (Cameron) and keys to the genera Profoenatopus van Achterberg and Megischus Brullé. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 149: 215–225, Figs. 1–16.

Westwood, J.O. 1874. Thesaurus entomologicus oxoniensis. Oxford. 205 pp. p. 128.


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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