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Conura Fabricius

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Chalcididae; Subfamily: Chalcidinae; Tribe: Chalcidini)

Conura Spinola, 1837. Type species: S

Classification

Conura species
 

Conura africanus (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

 

Conura andersoni (Waterston, 1916) (Kenya)

 

Conura capensis (Cameron, 1907) (South Africa)

 

Conura congolensis (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Distribution Worldwide.
Biology Parasitoids of Lepidoptera pupa; some species attack Coleoptera and Hymenoptera. May also be hyperparasitoids through braconid or ichneumonid wasps.

References

Bouček, Z. 1974, On some Chalcididae and Pteromalidae (Hymenoptera), with descriptions of new genera and species from Africa and one species from Asia. Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa 37(2): 327-330.

Cameron, P. 1905, On the Hymenoptera of the Albany Museum. (Third paper) Record of the Albany Museum 1: 297-314.

Cameron, P. 1907, Descriptions of species of parasitic Hymenoptera, chiefly in the collections of the South African Museum, Cape Town. (Second paper) Annals of the South African Museum 5: 203-225.

Fabricius, J.C. 1787, Mantissa Insectorum sistens species nuper detectas 1:272 Copenhagen

Gibson G.A.P. 1993. Superfamilies Mymarommatoidea and Chalcidoidea (pp. 570-655). In GOULET, H. & HUBER, J. (eds). Hymenoptera of the World: an identification guide to families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 668 pp.

Kieffer, J.J. 1905, Neue Eucharinae und Chalcidinae. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 49:262

Schmitz, G. 1946, Chalcididae de l'Afrique Central. Exploration du Parc National Albert, Mission G.F. de Witte Fas. 48:54 Congo Belge, Inst. Parcs. Nat. Albert, Mission G.F. de Witte.

Credits

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

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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