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Haltichella Spinola

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

Haltichella Spinola, 1811. Type species: Chalcis bispinosa Fabricius, 1804.

Classification

 

Haltichella bilobatus Schmitz, 1946

Haltichella burungae Schmitz, 1946

Haltichella flavipes Schmitz, 1946

Haltichella inermis Schmitz, 1946

Haltichella mboroensis Risbec, 1957

Haltichella megacerus Schmitz, 1946

Haltichella melana Schmitz, 1946

Haltichella nigricola (Walker, 1871)

Haltichella pulla Steffan, 1955

Haltichella rufipes (Olivier, 1791)

Haltichella rutshurui Schmitz, 1946

Haltichella tropaeana Steffan, 1955

Haltichella uncinatus Schmitz, 1946

Haltichella versator (Walker, 1862)

Distribution

Democratic Republic of Congo, Gambia, Senegal, South Africa. Also worldwide in all other regions.

Biology

Parasitoids of Lepidoptera and Diptera, less commonly other Hymenoptera or Coleoptera.

References

Olivier, A.G. 1791. Encyclopédie méthodique. Dictionaire des Insectes 5(2): 369-794. Paris

Risbec, J. 1957. Chalcidoïdes et proctotrupoïdes de l'Afrique occidentale française. Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire (A). 19: 228-267.

Schmitz, G. 1946, Chalcididae de l'Afrique Central. Exploration du Parc National Albert, Mission G.F. de Witte 48: 54.

Spinola, M. 1811. Essai d'une nouvelle classification générale des Diplolépaires. Annales du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris. 17: 138-152.

Steffan, J.R. 1955. Contributions à l'étude de la faune entomologique du Ruanda-Urundi (Mission P. Basilewsky 1953). LXXIV. Hymenoptera Chalcididae. Annales du Musée Royal Congo Belge Tervuren (Zoologie) 40: 376-390.

Walker, F.. 1862. Notes on Chalcidites, and characters of undescribed species. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (3). 1: 345-397.

Walker, F. 1871. Part 3. Torymidae and Chalcididae. Notes on Chalcidiae. 37-54.

Credits

Map illustration © 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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