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Tanycoryphus Cameron

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

Tanycoryphus Cameron, 1905. Type species: Tanycoryphus sulcifrons Cameron, 1905.



Tanycoryphus baumi Bouček, 1958

Tanycoryphus clavicornis Steffan, 1950

Tanycoryphus conglobatus Steffan, 1950

Tanycoryphus criniger Steffan, 1950

Tanycoryphus occultus Steffan, 1957

Tanycoryphus planifrons Steffan, 1957

Tanycoryphus sericatus Steffan, 1957

Tanycoryphus sulcifrons Cameron, 1905


Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Madagascar, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa, Zimbabwe. Also Oriental and Palaearctic regions.


Parasitoids of Coleoptera.


Boucek, Z. 1958. Descriptions of a new Tropimeris and a new Tanycoryphus (Chalcididae, Hym.). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 32: 481-486.
Cameron, P. 1905, On the Hymenoptera of the Albany Museum. (Third paper) Record of the Albany Museum 1: 297-314.

Steffan, J.R. 1950. Les Haltichellinae du groupe Neochalcis Kirby (Hym. Chalcididae). Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 22(6): 746-752

Steffan, J.R. 1957. Révision des genres Chirocera Latr., Tanyotorthus Steff. et Tanycoryphus Cam. (Hym. Chalcididae). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 126: 139-158.


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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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