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Sapygina Costa

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

Sapygina Costa, 1887

Classification

Sapygina braunsi (Arnold, 1929)
 

Sapygina capicola (Brauns, 19**) (South Africa)

Sapygina enderleini (Brauns, 19**) (South Africa)

Sapygina lobengulae (Arnold, 1929)

Sapygina lugens (Arnold, 1933)

Sapygina lugens manica (Arnold, 1960)

Sapygina simillima (Arnold, 1929)
Sapygina superciliosa (Arnold, 1929)
Sapygina swierstrae (Arnold, 1929)
Sapygina undulata Gerstaecker, 1861

Distribution

South Africa, Zimbabwe.

Biology

Cleptoparasites of bee larva (Megachilidae, Anthophoridae).

References

Arnold, G. 1929. African species of Sapygidae. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 13: 175-181.

Arnold, G. 1933. New African Hymenoptera. Occasional Papers of the Rhodesian Museum 2: 51-56.

Arnold, G. 1960. New species of African Hymenoptera No. 15. Occasional Papers of the National Museum of Southern Rhodesia No. 24B:452-488.

Benoit, P.L.G. 1950. Un Sapygide (Hym.) nouveau du Congo belge. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 43: 267268.

Credits

Photographs 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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