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Proconura Dodd

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

Proconura Dodd, 1915 (in Girault, 1915). Type species: Proconura politiventris Dodd & Girault, 1915.

Classification

 

Proconura africana (Schmitz, 1946)

Proconura caryobori (Hanna, 1934)

Proconura eublemmae (Steffan, 1951)

Proconura microgastricida (Steffan, 1951)

Proconura tachinivora (Steffan, 1951)

Distribution

Democratic Republic of Congo, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan. Also Australasian, Oriental, Palaearctic regions

Biology

Parasitoids of Coleoptera, Diptera and Lepidoptera.

References

Girault, A.A. 1915. Australian Hymenoptera Chalcidoidea - XIV. The family Chalcididae with descriptions of new genera and species. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 4: 314-365.

Hanna, A.D. 1934. The description of a new species of Euchalcidia (Hymenoptera, Chalcidinae). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 13:474-479.

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

Steffan, J.R. 1951. Note sur la tribu des Cratocentrini (Hym. Chalcididae, Brachymeriinae); description de deux espèces nouvelles. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 22(5): 596-602.

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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