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Uga coriacea Kerrrich

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

Uga coriacea Kerrich, 1960. Holotype in London (NHMUK). Type locality: Uganda.

Classification

Distribution

South Africa, Uganda.

Biology

Parasitoid of Epilachna canina (Fabricius), Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) (Herting, 1975).

References

Girault, A.A. 1930. New pests from Australia VIII. 5pp. Brisbane, private publication.

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.

Kerrich, G.J. 1960. A systematic study of the chalcid genus Uga Girault (Hym.: Chalcidoidea), parasites of epilachnine beetles. Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London (B) 29(9/10): 113-119.

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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