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Hockeria Walker

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

Hockeria Walker, 1834. Type species: Hockeria bifasciata Walker, 1834.

Classification

Hockeria species (South Africa)
 

Hockeria atrix (Schmitz, 1946)

Hockeria basilewskyi (Steffan, 1955)

Hockeria cachani (Risbec, 1957)

Hockeria crassa Bouček, 1974

Hockeria diversicornis (Kirby, 1886)

Hockeria exarata (Waterston, 1916)

Hockeria exigua (Schmitz, 1946)

Hockeria figurator (Walker, 1862)

Hockeria filicornis Schmitz, 1946

Hockeria fumipennis (Cameron, 1907)

Hockeria gallicola Prinsloo, 1984

Hockeria hypercerus (Schmitz, 1946)

Hockeria insecutor (Masi, 1939)

Hockeria intaillatus Schmitz, 1946

Hockeria liberator (Walker, 1862)

Hockeria micans (Waterston, 1915)

Hockeria minator (Walker, 1862)

Hockeria nudaureliae Bouček, 1974

Hockeria octodentata (Cameron, 1905)

Hockeria rubra (Ashmead, 1894)

Hockeria schulthessi (Ferrière, 1935)

Hockeria sulciscutis (Cameron, 1907)

Hockeria tamaricis Bouček, 1982 )

Hockeria trifasciata (Cameron, 1907)

Hockeria unicolor Walker, 1834

Distribution Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe. Also worldwide in all other regions.
Biology Parasitoids of Lepidoptera and Diptera, less commonly other Hymenoptera or Coleoptera.

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 © Vida van der Walt (Pretoria).

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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