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Tropimeris excavata Steffan

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

Tropimeris excavata Steffan, 1948. Holotype in Paris (MNHN). Type locality: Senegal.

Classification

 

Tropimeris excavata Steffan, 1948

Distribution

Senegal.

Biology

Parasitoid of Sphenarches caffer (Pterophoridae) (Herting, 1975).

References

Herting, B. 1975. Lepidoptera, Part 1 (Microlepidoptera). A catalogue of parasites and predators of terrestrial arthropods. Section A. Host or Prey/Enemy. 6:218pp. Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, Commonwealth Institute of Biological Control.

Steffan, J.R. 1948. Deux nouveaux genres d'Haltichellinae (Hym. Chalcididae). Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 53: 118-123.

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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