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Neochalcis Kirby

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

Neochalcis Kirby, 1883. Type species: Halticella osmicida Saunders, 1873.

Classification

 

Neochalcis breviceps (Masi, 1929)

Distribution

Senegal, South Africa. Also Oriental region.

Biology

Parasitoids of Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera and Neuroptera.

References

Kirby, W.F. 1883. On the genera of the subfamily Chalcidinae, with synonymic notes and descriptions of new species of Leucospidinae and Chalcidinae. Journal of the Linnean Society (Zoology). 17: 53-78, plates 3, 4.

Masi, L. 1929. Contributo alla conoscenza dei calcididi orientali della sottofamiglia Chalcidinae. Bollettino del Laboratorio di Entomologia del R.Istituto Superiore Agrario di Bologna 2: 155-188.

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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