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Encyrtidae

Classification and checklist of Afrotropical encyrtid wasps

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

Identification keys

  • Subfamily ENCYRTINAE

    • Genus Acerophagus Smith, 1880  

      • Acerophagus notativentris (Girault, 1917) (Chile, Ghana, Mexico, South Africa, USA)

    • Genus Achalcerinys Girault, 1915  

      • Achalcerinys gorodkovi (Myartseva, 1983) (Egypt, Ethiopia, India) 

      • Achalcerinys lindus (Mercet, 1921) (Afrotropical: Ethiopia; Oriental, Palaearctic) 

    • Genus Adelencyrtus Ashmead, 1900    

      • Adelencyrtus antennatus Compere & Annecke, 1961 (South Africa)

      • Adelencyrtus aulacaspidis (Brèthes, 1914) (worldwide) 

      • Adelencyrtus depressus (Risbec, 1959) (Madagascar) 

      • Adelencyrtus flagellatus Compere & Annecke, 1961 (South Africa)

      • Adelencyrtus inglisiae Compere & Annecke, 1961 (South Africa, Zimbabwe)

      • Adelencyrtus mangiphila (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar) 

      • Adelencyrtus mayurai (Subba Rao, 1957) (India, Japan, Mauritania, Mauritius, Tanzania)

      • Adelencyrtus moderatus (Howard, 1897) (Afrotropical: Ghana, Madagascar; Neotropical, Oriental, Palaearctic)

      • Adelencyrtus odonaspidis Fullaway, 1913 (Bermuda, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, Trinidad  Tobago, USA) 

      • Adelencyrtus tibialis Compere & Annecke, 1961 (South Africa)

    • Genus Adencyrtus Prinsloo, 1977  

      • Adencyrtus afer Prinsloo, 1977 (Namibia, South Africa) 

      • Adencyrtus callainus Prinsloo, 1977 (Namibia, South Africa) 

      • Adencyrtus pictus Prinsloo, 1977 (Namibia, South Africa) 

    • Genus Aethognathus Silvestri, 1915

      • Aethognathus afer Silvestri, 1915 (Benin, Ghana) 

      • Aethognathus bicolor Subba Rao, 1973 (Uganda)

      • Aethognathus cavilabris Waterston, 1917 (Congo, Uganda)  

      • Aethognathus khryzhanovskyi Trjapitzin, 1984 (Equatorial Guinea) 

      • Aethognathus unicolor Subba Rao, 1973 (Nigeria, Uganda)

    • Genus Agarwalencyrtus Hayat, 1981

      • Agarwalencyrtus citri (Agarwal, 1965) (Bangladesh, China, India, Mexico, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe) 

    • Genus Ageniaspis Dahlbom, 1857    

      • Ageniaspis primus Prinsloo, 1979 (South Africa) 

    • Genus Allencyrtus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1973

      • Allencyrtus monomorphus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1973 (South Africa)

    • Genus Aloencyrtus Prinsloo, 1978    

      • Aloencyrtus alox Prinsloo, 2010

      • Aloencyrtus angustifrons (Annecke, 1964) (South Africa)

      • Aloencyrtus claripennis (Compere, 1938) (South Africa, Uganda)

        • junior synonym: Aloencyrtus vitripennis (Annecke, 1964) ()

      • Aloencyrtus coelops (Waterston, 1917) (Australia, Nigeria, South Africa) 

        • junior synonym: Aloencyrtus ingens (Annecke, 1964)

      • Aloencyrtus delottoi (Annecke, 1964) (South Africa)

      • Aloencyrtus diaphorocerus (Masi, 1917) (Seychelles) 

      • Aloencyrtus distinguendus (Waterston, 1917) (Ghana) 

      • Aloencyrtus facetus (Annecke, 1964) (South Africa)

      • Aloencyrtus habrus Prinsloo, 2010

      • Aloencyrtus hardii Prinsloo, 2010

      • Aloencyrtus johani Prinsloo, 2010

      • Aloencyrtus lindae Prinsloo, 2010

      • Aloencyrtus nativus (Annecke, 1964) (South Africa)

      • Aloencyrtus obscuratus (Waterston, 1917) (Ghana, Kenya, USA)

        • junior synonym: Aloencyrtus niloticus (Compere, 1940)

      • Aloencyrtus saissetiae (Compere, 1939) (Brazil, Israel, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, USA) 

      • Aloencyrtus ugandensis (Compere, 1937) (Uganda) 

      • Aloencyrtus umbrinus (Compere, 1939) (Kenya) 

      • Aloencyrtus utilis (Annecke, 1964) (South Africa) 

      • Aloencyrtus vivo Prinsloo, 2010

    • Genus Amira Girault, 1913  

      • Amira durantae (Risbec, 1959) (Madagascar)  

    • Genus Anasemion Annecke, 1967

      • Anasemion inutile (Compere, 1937) (Kenya, South Africa)

    • Genus Anicetus Howard, 1896

      • Anicetus abyssinicus Annecke, 1967 (Eritrea) 

      • Anicetus africanus (Girault, 1920) (Egypt, South Africa) 

      • Anicetus anneckei Prinsloo & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Anicetus aquilus (Annecke, 1967) (South Africa)

      • Anicetus austrinus (Annecke, 1967) (South Africa)

      • Anicetus calidus (Annecke, 1967) (South Africa)

      • Anicetus clivus (Annecke, 1967) (South Africa)

      • Anicetus communis Annecke, 1967 (Australia, South Africa) 

      • Anicetus fotsyae Risbec, 1959 (Madagascar) 

      • Anicetus fuscus (Annecke, 1967)  (South Africa)

      • Anicetus graminosus Annecke, 1967 (South Africa)

      • Anicetus italicus (Masi, 1917) (Albania, Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Turkey, Yugoslavia, Zimbabwe) 

      • Anicetus nyasicus (Compere, 1938) (Australia, South Africa) 

      • Anicetus parilis (Annecke, 1967) (South Africa)

      • Anicetus parvus Compere, 1937 (Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa, Uganda) 

      • Anicetus pattersoni (Waterston, 1917) (Ghana) 

      • Anicetus russeus (Annecke, 1967) (South Africa)

      • Anicetus sepis (Annecke, 1967) (South Africa)

      • Anicetus taylori (Annecke, 1967) (South Africa) 

    • Genus Anthemus Howard, 1896    

      • Anthemus affinis Prinsloo & Neser, 1989 (Namibia, South Africa)

      • Anthemus africaspidis Ghesquière, 1950 (Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo) 

      • Anthemus aiaisanus Prinsloo & Neser, 1989 (Namibia)

      • Anthemus aloinis Prinsloo & Neser, 1989 (South Africa)

      • Anthemus borealis Prinsloo & Neser, 1989 (South Africa)

      • Anthemus critinus Prinsloo & Neser, 1989 (Eritrea)

      • Anthemus exertus Prinsloo & Neser, 1989 (South Africa)

      • Anthemus ledaspidis Prinsloo & Neser, 1989 (South Africa)

      • Anthemus lobus Prinsloo & Neser, 1989 (South Africa)

      • Anthemus maurus Prinsloo & Neser, 1989 (South Africa)

      • Anthemus montanus Prinsloo & Neser, 1989 (South Africa)

      • Anthemus spenceri Girault, 1917 (Tanzania) 

    • Genus Aphycus Mayr, 1876    

      • Aphycus comperei (Annecke, 1963) (South Africa)

    • Genus Argutencyrtus Prinsloo & Annecke, 1974   

      • Argutencyrtus luteolus Prinsloo & Annecke, 1974 (South Africa)

    • Genus Arrhenophagoidea Girault, 1915   

      • Arrhenophagoidea chaetacmae Annecke & Prinsloo, 1974 (South Africa)

      • Arrhenophagoidea neseri Prinsloo, 1974  (South Africa)

      • Arrhenophagoidea rolaspidis Annecke & Prinsloo, 1974 (South Africa)

      • Arrhenophagoidea sierra Annecke & Prinsloo, 1974 (South Africa)

    • Genus Arrhenophagus Aurivillius, 1888    

      • Arrhenophagus chionaspidis Aurivillius, 1888 (worldwide) 

    • Genus Astymachus Howard, 1898   

      • Astymachus exilis Prinsloo, 1989 (South Africa)

    • Genus Blastothrix Mayr, 1876    

      • Blastothrix anthocleistae Risbec, 1952 (Madagascar) 

    • Genus Bothriophryne Compere, 1937   

      • Bothriophryne acaciae (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal) 

      • Bothriophryne ceroplastae Compere, 1937 (Australia, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda) 

      • Bothriophryne dispar Compere, 1939 (Tanzania) 

      • Bothriophryne fuscicornis Compere, 1939 (Czech Republic, Israel, Slovakia, South Africa) 

      • Bothriophryne purpurascens Compere, 1939 (South Africa) 

      • Bothriophryne velata Prinsloo & Annecke, 1978 (South Africa)

    • Genus Caenohomalopoda Tachikawa, 1979   

      • Caenohomalopoda shikokuensis (Tachikawa, 1956) (Algeria, Cayman Islands, Japan, Korea, Puerto Rico, South Africa, USA) 

    • Genus Cerapterocerus Westwood, 1833    

      • Cerapterocerus mirabilis Westwood, 1833 (Afrotropical: South Africa; worldwide except Australasian) 

    • Genus Cerchysiella Girault, 1914    

      • Cerchysiella abilis (Silvestri, 1915) (Australia, Eritra, Ghana, Guinea, Pakistan, Seychelles, USA) 

      • Cerchysiella neodypsisae (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar) 

      • Cerchysiella punctiscutellum (Subba Rao, 1972) (South Africa)

      • Cerchysiella utilis (Noyes, 1982) (Israel, Kenya, USA) 

    • Genus Cerchysius Westwood, 1832

      • Cerchysius kilimanjarensis Kerrich, 1954 (Tanzania) 

      • Cerchysius ugandensis Kerrich, 1954 (Uganda) 

    • Genus Cheiloneurus Westwood, 1833    

      • Cheiloneurus afer Waterston, 1917 (Ghana) 

      • Cheiloneurus angustifrons Compere, 1938 (Sudan) 

      • Cheiloneurus carinatus Compere, 1938 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania) 

      • Cheiloneurus chiaromontei Mercet, 1930 (Eritrea) 

      • Cheiloneurus cyanonotus Waterston, 1917 (Afrotropical: Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe) 

      • Cheiloneurus elegans (Dalman, 1820) (Afrotropical: Nigeria; worldwide except Australasian) 

      • Cheiloneurus flavoscutatus (Nikol'skaya, 1952) (Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Ethiopia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan) 

      • Cheiloneurus gonatopodis Perkins, 1906 (Australia, Mauritius) 

      • Cheiloneurus kuisebi Prinsloo, 1985 (Brazil, Namibia) 

      • Cheiloneurus leptulus Annecke & Prinsloo, 1977 (Tanzania)

      • Cheiloneurus liorhipnusi (Risbec, 1951) (Kenya, Senegal)  

      • Cheiloneurus metallicus (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar) 

      • Cheiloneurus obscurus Silvestri, 1915 (Eritrea) 

      • Cheiloneurus orbitalis Compere, 1938 (South Africa) 

    • Genus Chrysomelechthrus Trjapitzin, 1977   

      • Chrysomelechthrus descampsi (Risbec, 1955) (Cameroon) 

    • Genus Coccidencyrtus Ashmead, 1900    

      • Coccidencyrtus ochraceipes Gahan, 1927 (Bermuda, Brazil, South Africa, USA) 

      • Coccidencyrtus plectroniae Risbec, 1959 (Madagascar) 

      • Coccidencyrtus punctatus Compere & Annecke, 1961 (South Africa)

    • Genus Coccidoctonus Crawford, 1912    

      • Coccidoctonus pseudococci (Risbec, 1954) (Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Sao Tomé & Principe) 

    • Genus Coccopilatus Annecke, 1963 

      • Coccopilatus judithae Annecke, 1963 (South Africa) 

    • Genus Coelopencyrtus Timberlake, 1919    

      • Coelopencyrtus bekiliensis (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar) 

      • Coelopencyrtus callainus Annecke, 1968 (Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe) 

      • Coelopencyrtus cyprius Annecke, 1968 (Zimbabwe) 

      • Coelopencyrtus ivorensis (Risbec, 1953) (Ivory Coast) 

      • Coelopencyrtus nothylaei Annecke, 1968 (South Africa)

      • Coelopencyrtus taylori (Annecke & Doutt, 1961) (South Africa)

      • Coelopencyrtus watmoughi Annecke, 1968 (Zimbabwe)  

    • Genus Comperia Gomes, 1942   

      • Comperia alfierii (Mercet, 1925) (Egypt, Kenya, South Africa) 

      • Comperia austrina Prinsloo & Annecke, 1978 (South Africa)

      • Comperia clavata Prinsloo & Annecke, 1978 (South Africa)

      • Comperia domestica Annecke, 1969 (South Africa)

      • Comperia faceta Prinsloo & Annecke, 1978 (South Africa)

      • Comperia hirsuta Annecke, 1969 (South Africa)

      • Comperia merceti (Compere, 1938) (Argentina, Brazil, Central America, Cuba, France, India, Lesser Antilles, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, USA, Uganda) 

    • Genus Comperiella Howard, 1906    

      • Comperiella apoda Prinsloo, 1996 (Namibia, South Africa) 

      • Comperiella bifasciata Howard, 1906 (Afrotropical: South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe; worldwide) 

      • Comperiella karoo Prinsloo, 1996 (South Africa)

      • Comperiella lemniscata Compere & Annecke, 1961 (Afrotropical: South Africa; Oriental, Palaearctic)

      • Comperiella ponticula Prinsloo & Annecke, 1976 (Cape Verde Islands, Namibia, South Africa)

    • Genus Copidosoma Ratzeburg, 1844    

      • Copidosoma delattrei (Ghesquière, 1948) (Ivory Coast) 

      • Copidosoma floridanum (Ashmead, 1900) (Afrotropical: Ivory Coast, Senegal; worldwide) 

      • Copidosoma koehleri Blanchard, 1940 (Afrotropical: South Africa; worldwide except Nearctic) 

      • Copidosoma varicorne (Nees, 1834) (Afrotropical: Ivory Coast, Senegal, South Africa, Zimbabwe; Oriental, Palaearctic) 

    • Genus Diaphorencyrtus Hayat, 1981    

      • Diaphorencyrtus harrisoni (Robinson, 1960) (South Africa)

    • Genus Dionencyrtus De Santis, 1985 

      • Dionencyrtus cordylomerae (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal) 

    • Genus Discodes Förster, 1856

      • Discodes discors Prinsloo & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Discodes melas Prinsloo, 1985 (Namibia) 

    • Genus Diversinervus Silvestri, 1915    

      • Diversinervus desantisi Compere, 1931 (Eritrea, Ethiopia) 

      • Diversinervus elegans Silvestri, 1915 (Afrotropical: Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa; worldwide) 

      • Diversinervus masakaensis Compere, 1940 (Uganda) 

      • Diversinervus orarius Prinsloo, 1985 (South Africa)

      • Diversinervus redactus Prinsloo, 1985 (South Africa)

      • Diversinervus scutatus Compere, 1931 (South Africa)

      • Diversinervus silvestrii Waterston, 1916 (Mauritius, South Africa)

      • Diversinervus smithi Compere, 1940 (South Africa, USA)

      • Diversinervus stramineus Compere, 1938 (Kenya, South Africa)

    • Genus Ectroma Westwood, 1833    

      • Ectroma truncatum Prinsloo, 1986 (Zimbabwe) 

    • Genus Encyrtus Latreille, 1809    

      • Encyrtus aquilus Prinsloo, 1982 (South Africa)

      • Encyrtus aurantii (Geoffroy, 1785) (Afrotropical: Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa; worldwide) 

      • Encyrtus barbiger Prinsloo, 1991 (South Africa)

      • Encyrtus bedfordi Annecke, 1963  (South Africa)

      • Encyrtus cotterelli Waterston, 1922 (Ghana) 

      • Encyrtus decorus Prinsloo & Annecke, 1978 (Zimbabwe)

      • Encyrtus fuliginosus Compere, 1940 (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, USA) 

      • Encyrtus hesperus Prinsloo, 1991 (Gambia, Ivory Coast)  

      • Encyrtus imitator Prinsloo, 1991 (Cameroon, Gabon, Uganda)  

      • Encyrtus infelix (Embleton, 1902) (Afrotropical: Kenya, Madagascar, Zimbabwe; worldwide)

      • Encyrtus melas Prinsloo, 1982 (South Africa)

      • Encyrtus palpator Prinsloo, 1991 (Cameroon) 

      • Encyrtus sacchari Annecke, 1963 (Benin, Cameroon, Gabon, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Zimbabwe) 

      • Encyrtus saliens Prinsloo & Annecke, 1978 (South Africa, USA)

      • Encyrtus signifer Prinsloo, 1991 (Cameroon, Gabon) 

    • Genus Epiencyrtus Ashmead, 1900    

      • Epiencyrtus Ashmead, 1900    

    • Genus Erencyrtus Mahdihassan, 1923  

      • Erencyrtus ater Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (South Africa)

      • Erencyrtus contrarius Prinsloo & Mynhardt, 1982 (South Africa)

      • Erencyrtus fuscus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (India, South Africa)

      • Erencyrtus notialis Prinsloo & Mynhardt, 1982 (South Africa)

    • Genus Exoristobia Ashmead, 1904    

      • Exoristobia dipterae (Risbec, 1951) (Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda) 

      • Exoristobia ugandensis Subba Rao, 1970 (Uganda)

    • Genus Habrolepis Förster, 1856    

      • Habrolepis algoensis Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (South Africa)

      • Habrolepis apicalis Waterston, 1917  (Ghana)

      • Habrolepis dalmanni (Westwood, 1837) (Afrotropical: South Africa; worldwide) 

      • Habrolepis diaspidi (Risbec, 1951) (Algeria, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Israel, Lebanon, Morocco, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa, Zimbabwe) 

      • Habrolepis guineensis Ferrière, 1953 (Guinea) 

      • Habrolepis namibensis Prinsloo & Annecke, 1976 (Namibia)

      • Habrolepis obscura Compere & Annecke, 1961 (Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

      • Habrolepis occidua Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (Namibia, South Africa)

      • Habrolepis oppugnati Silvestri, 1915 (Eritrea) 

      • Habrolepis pascuorum Mercet, 1921 (Palaearctic) 

      • Habrolepis rouxi Compere, 1936 (Afrotropical: Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda; Palaearctic) 

      • Habrolepis setigera Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (South Africa)

    • Genus Hadrencyrtus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1973    

      • Hadrencyrtus cirritus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1973 (South Africa)

    • Genus Helegonatopus Perkins, 1906    

      • Helegonatopus saotomensis Prinsloo, 1979 (Sao Tomé & Principe) 

    • Genus Hemileucoceras Hoffer, 1976    

      • Hemileucoceras madagascariensis (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar) 

    • Genus Hesperencyrtus Annecke, 1971    

      • Hesperencyrtus lycoenephila (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal) 

    • Genus Homalotyloidea Mercet, 1921    

      • Homalotyloidea africana Hill, 1973 (South Africa)

    • Genus Homalotylus Mayr, 1876    

      • Homalotylus africanus Timberlake, 1919 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa) 

      • Homalotylus flaminius (Dalman, 1820) (Afrotropical: Cameroon, Congo, Madagascar, Namibia, South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo; worldwide except Australasian) 

      • Homalotylus quaylei Timberlake, 1919 (Afrotropical: Gabon; Oriental, Palaearctic) 

      • Homalotylus vicinus Silvestri, 1915 (Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Madagascar) 

    • Genus Isodromus Howard, 1887   

      • Isodromus timberlakei Annecke, 1963 (South Africa)

    • Genus Ixodiphagus Howard, 1907    

      • Ixodiphagus hookeri (Howard, 1908) (Kenya, Russia, South Africa, USA) 

      • Ixodiphagus theilerae (Fiedler, 1953) (Egypt, Namibia, South Africa) 

    • Genus Laccacida Prinsloo, 1977   

      • Laccacida lacunata Prinsloo, 1977 (South Africa)

    • Genus Lakshaphagus Mahdihassan, 1931    

      • Lakshaphagus armillatus (Annecke, 1969)  (South Africa)

      • Lakshaphagus ceroplastae (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal) 

    • Genus Lombitsikala Risbec, 1957    

      • Lombitsikala coccidivora Risbec, 1957 (Madagascar) 

    • Genus Mahencyrtus Masi, 1917    

    • Genus Mayridia Mercet, 1921   

      • Mayridia arida Prinsloo & Annecke, 1976 (Namibia)

      • Mayridia maryae Prinsloo, 1985 (Namibia) 

    • Genus Metaphycus Mercet, 1917    

      • Metaphycus aethiopicus Compere, 1940 (Eritrea) 

      • Metaphycus africanus Compere, 1940  (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus agrestis Annecke & Mynhardt, 1972 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus alberti (Howard, 1898) (Australia, South Africa, USA) 

      • Metaphycus albiventris Compere, 1940 (Congo, Eritrea) 

      • Metaphycus aloinus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus ambatomangae (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar) 

      • Metaphycus amblydentis Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus amiculus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus anneckei Guerrieri & Noyes, 2000 (Australia, Cyprus, Greece, Iran, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, USA)

      • Metaphycus aquilus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus asparagi Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus aspidiotinorum Compere, 1940  (Peru, South Africa)

      • Metaphycus asterolecanii (Mercet, 1923) (Palaearctic) 

      • Metaphycus baruensis Noyes, 1988 (Kenya, Papua New Guinea) 

      • Metaphycus bicolor Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus brochus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981  (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus burrus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1972 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus capensis Annecke & Mynhardt, 1971 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus cerinus Compere, 1940  (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus chionaspidi (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal) 

      • Metaphycus chortinus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1971 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus chrysopae Risbec, 1954 (Senegal) 

      • Metaphycus citer Annecke & Mynhardt, 1971 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus citricola Annecke & Mynhardt, 1971 (Algeria, Pakistan, South Africa)

      • Metaphycus citrinus Compere, 1957 (Eritrea, USA) 

      • Metaphycus confusus Compere, 1940  (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus cybele Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus decorus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1972 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus decussatus Annecke & Prinsloo, 1977 (Mauritius)

      • Metaphycus distentus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (Uganda)

      • Metaphycus doratus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus eurhinus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus eurycarus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1972 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus ferinus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1972 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus ferrierei Compere, 1940 (Uganda) 

      • Metaphycus funicularis Annecke, 1965 (South Africa, USA) 

      • Metaphycus fuscicornis Compere, 1928  (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus galbus Annecke, 1964 (Angola, South Africa, Spain, Uganda) 

      • Metaphycus gilvus Compere, 1957 (Eritrea, India, USA) 

      • Metaphycus graminis Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus helvolus (Compere, 1926) (Afrotropical: Namibia, South Africa; worldwide) 

      • Metaphycus hemilecanii Compere, 1940 (Kenya, South Africa) 

      • Metaphycus heynsi Annecke & Mynhardt, 1971 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus illusus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus insleyae Annecke & Mynhardt, 1971 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus insularis Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (Mauritius)

      • Metaphycus inviscus Compere, 1940 (Australia, Israel, South Africa, Spain, USA) 

      • Metaphycus involucer Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus latifrons Annecke & Mynhardt, 1971 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus lepelleyi Compere, 1940 (Kenya) 

      • Metaphycus limuruensis Compere, 1940 (Kenya) 

      • Metaphycus lineascapus Compere, 1940  (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus lounsburyi (Howard, 1898) (Afrotropical: Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania; Nearctic, Neotropical, Palaearctic)

      • Metaphycus luteolus (Timberlake, 1916) (Nearctic, Neotropical, Palaearctic) 

      • Metaphycus lutus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1972 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus malgacinus (Risbec, 1957) (Madagascar) 

      • Metaphycus mineus Prinsloo, 1985 (Namibia) 

      • Metaphycus natalensis Compere, 1928 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus neseri Annecke & Mynhardt, 1979 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus nigripectus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus nigritulus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus obtusus Compere, 1940 (South Africa) 

      • Metaphycus oreius Annecke & Mynhardt, 1972 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus praevidens (Silvestri, 1915) (Eritrea, Madagascar) 

      • Metaphycus prinslooi Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus proteae Annecke & Mynhardt, 1971 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus reburrus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus saissetiae Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus scalptus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus scitulus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (Tanzania)

      • Metaphycus sigillatus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus solatus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1971 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus stanleyi Compere, 1940 (Afrotropical: Ethiopia, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda; Neotropical, Palaearctic) 

      • Metaphycus stramineus Compere, 1940 (South Africa, USA) 

      • Metaphycus subflavus Timberlake, 1927 (Egypt, Israel, South Africa) 

      • Metaphycus swirskii Annecke & Mynhardt, 1979 (France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Kenya)

      • Metaphycus sylvaticus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1972 (Zimbabwe)

      • Metaphycus tachardinae Annecke & Mynhardt, 1972 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus truncatus Compere, 1940  (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus ustulatus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (Namibia, South Africa)

      • Metaphycus utibilis Annecke & Mynhardt, 1971 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus vanderplanki Annecke & Mynhardt, 1972 (South Africa, Swaziland)

      • Metaphycus vernus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1972 (South Africa)

      • Metaphycus voakotrokae (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar) 

      • Metaphycus xanthulus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1981 (Namibia)

    • Genus Microterys Thomson, 1876    

      • Microterys africa (Girault, 1917) (Uganda) 

      • Microterys anneckei Prinsloo, 1975 (South Africa) 

      • Microterys bizanensis Compere, 1939 (Eritrea) 

      • Microterys capensis Annecke, 1963 (South Africa)

      • Microterys ceroplastae Prinsloo, 1975 (Kenya) 

      • Microterys haroldi Prinsloo & Rosen, 1975 (South Africa)

      • Microterys kenyaensis Compere, 1939 (Kenya, South Africa)

      • Microterys nanus Prinsloo & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Microterys nicholsoni Compere, 1939 (Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe) 

      • Microterys nietneri (Motschulsky, 1859) (Afrotropical: South Africa; worldwide) 

    • Genus Neastymachus Girault, 1915    

      • Neastymachus dispar Prinsloo, 1996 (South Africa) 

    • Genus Negeniaspidius Trjapitzin, 1982

      • Negeniaspidius nobilis (Nees, 1834) (Afrotropical: South Africa; Oriental, Palaearctic) 

    • Genus Neocladia Perkins, 1906

      • Neocladia gigantica (Subba Rao, 1973) (Uganda)

      • Neocladia senegalensis (Risbec, 1951)  (Senegal, South Africa)

      • Neocladia tibialis Annecke, 1965 (South Africa) 

    • Genus Neococcidencyrtus Compere, 1928

      • Neococcidencyrtus brenhindis Noyes, 1987 (Madagascar) 

      • Neococcidencyrtus cliradainis Noyes, 1987 (Cameroon) 

      • Neococcidencyrtus poutiersi (Mercet, 1922) (France, South Africa, USA) 

      • Neococcidencyrtus pudaspidis (Annecke, 1963) (South Africa)

      • Neococcidencyrtus syndodis Noyes, 1987  (South Africa) 

    • Genus Oobius Trjapitzin, 1963

      • Oobius abditus Annecke, 1967 (South Africa)

      • Oobius funestus Annecke, 1967 (South Africa)

      • Oobius striatus Annecke, 1967 (Zimbabwe) 

    • Genus Ooencyrtus Ashmead, 1900    

      • Ooencyrtus afer Prinsloo, 1987 (Nigeria) 

      • Ooencyrtus albicrus Prinsloo, 1987 (Congo, Tanzania) 

      • Ooencyrtus angolensis Prinsloo, 1987 (Angola) 

      • Ooencyrtus austrinus Prinsloo, 1987 (Zimbabwe) 

      • Ooencyrtus azul Prinsloo, 1987 (Kenya)  

      • Ooencyrtus bambeyi (Risbec, 1954) (Nigeria, Senegal) 

      • Ooencyrtus bedfordi Prinsloo, 1987 (South Africa, Uganda) 

      • Ooencyrtus camerounensis (Risbec, 1956) (Cameroon, Senegal, South Africa) 

      • Ooencyrtus cinctus Prinsloo, 1987 (South Africa) 

      • Ooencyrtus cirinae Prinsloo, 1987 (South Africa)

      • Ooencyrtus congensis Prinsloo, 1987 (Congo)  

      • Ooencyrtus cretatus Prinsloo, 1987 (Zambia, Zimbabwe) 

      • Ooencyrtus demodoci (Risbec, 1951) (Angola, Ivory Coast, Mauritania, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa) 

      • Ooencyrtus dipterae (Risbec, 1951) (Cameroon, Madagascar, Senegal) 

      • Ooencyrtus distatus Prinsloo, 1987  (South Africa)

      • Ooencyrtus epilachnae Annecke, 1965  (South Africa, Uganda)

      • Ooencyrtus exallus Prinsloo, 1987 (Zimbabwe) 

      • Ooencyrtus guamensis Fullaway, 1946 (Cameroon, Congo, Ghana, Guam, India, Kenya, Madagascar, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)  

      • Ooencyrtus homoeoceri (Risbec, 1951) (Cameroon, Senegal)  

      • Ooencyrtus insignis Prinsloo, 1987 (Cameroon, Zambia, Zimbabwe) 

      • Ooencyrtus jeani Noyes & Prinsloo, 1998 (Senegal)

      • Ooencyrtus kuvanae (Howard, 1910) (Afrotropical: Nigeria; Nearctic, Palaearctic)  

      • Ooencyrtus lamborni Waterston, 1916 (Ivory Coast, Malawi, Mali, Senegal) 

      • Ooencyrtus mimus Prinsloo, 1987 (Zimbabwe) 

      • Ooencyrtus nanus Prinsloo, 1987 (South Africa, Zimbabwe)  

      • Ooencyrtus piezodori (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal) 

      • Ooencyrtus polyphagus (Risbec, 1951) (Cameroon, Mali, Senegal) 

      • Ooencyrtus puparum Prinsloo, 1987 (Senegal)  

      • Ooencyrtus rigemae (Risbec, 1951) (Nigeria, Senegal, Zimbabwe) 

      • Ooencyrtus risbeci Prinsloo, 1987 (Senegal) 

      • Ooencyrtus rufogaster (Risbec, 1955) (Cameroon) 

      • Ooencyrtus senegalensis (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal) 

      • Ooencyrtus sesbaniae Risbec, 1959 (Madagascar) 

      • Ooencyrtus sinis Prinsloo, 1987 (South Africa) 

      • Ooencyrtus unicus Prinsloo, 1987 (Zimbabwe) 

      • Ooencyrtus utetheisae (Risbec, 1951) (Ivory Coast, Nepal, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania) 

    • Genus Paraphaenodiscus Girault, 1915

      • Paraphaenodiscus africanus Prinsloo, 1976 (South Africa) 

      • Paraphaenodiscus ceroplastodesi (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal) 

      • Paraphaenodiscus chrysocomae Prinsloo, 1976 (South Africa)   

      • Paraphaenodiscus munroi Prinsloo, 1976 (South Africa)   

      • Paraphaenodiscus niger Prinsloo, 1976 (South Africa)   

      • Paraphaenodiscus paralis Prinsloo & Mynhardt, 1982 (South Africa) 

      • Paraphaenodiscus pavoniae Risbec, 1951 (Senegal, South Africa, Zimbabwe) 

      • Paraphaenodiscus pedanus Prinsloo & Mynhardt, 1982 (South Africa) 

      • Paraphaenodiscus rizicola (Risbec, 1956) (Cameroon, Swaziland, Zimbabwe) 

    • Genus Paratetracnemoidea Girault, 1915

      • Paratetracnemoidea cornis Prinsloo, 1986 (South Africa)   

      • Paratetracnemoidea malenotti (Mercet, 1918) (Armenia, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Gambia, Hungary, Italy, Moldova, Nigeria, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sudan, Turkmenistan, Yugoslavia) 

    • Genus Parechthrodryinus Girault, 1916

      • Parechthrodryinus combretae (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal) 

      • Parechthrodryinus orarius (Annecke & Mynhardt, 1973) (South Africa) 

      • Parechthrodryinus prolatus (Prinsloo & Annecke, 1978) (South Africa) 

      • Parechthrodryinus sparnus (Annecke & Mynhardt, 1973) (South Africa) 

    • Genus Prionomastix Mayr, 1876    

      • Prionomastix africanus Annecke, 1962 (South Africa)   

      • Prionomastix capeneri Annecke, 1962 (South Africa)   

      • Prionomastix congoensis Risbec, 1957 (Rwanda) 

      • Prionomastix montanus Prinsloo, 1986 (South Africa)   

      • Prionomastix siccarius Annecke, 1962 (South Africa)   

      • Prionomastix wonjeae Mbondji, 1984 (Cameroon) 

    • Genus Prochiloneurus Silvestri, 1915    

      • Prochiloneurus aegyptiacus (Mercet, 1929) (Afrotropical: Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania; Oriental, Palaearctic) 

      • Prochiloneurus bolivari Mercet, 1919 (Afrotropical: Congo, Nigeria, South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo; Palaearctic) 

      • Prochiloneurus comperei Viggiani, 1970 (Ethiopia, India, Malawi, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania) 

      • Prochiloneurus insolitus (Alam, 1961) (Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, India, Israel, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Togo)  

      • Prochiloneurus pulchellus Silvestri, 1915 (Cape Verde Islands, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Georgia, Italy, Madagascar, South Africa, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan) 

    • Genus Proleurocerus Ferrière, 1935

      • Proleurocerus clavatus Prinsloo, 1986 (Zimbabwe) 

      • Proleurocerus zululandiae (Compere & Zinna, 1955) (South Africa) 

    • Genus Pseudaphycus Clausen, 1915    

      • Pseudaphycus ferrisianae Bennett, 1955 (Bermuda, South Africa, Trinidad & Tobago) 

      • Pseudaphycus perdignus Compere & Zinna, 1955 (Bermuda, Chile, Eritrea, South Africa, USA)

      • Pseudaphycus prosopidis Timberlake, 1916 (Ghana, Mexico, USA) 

    • Genus Pseudectroma Girault, 1915    

      • Pseudectroma cussoniae (Risbec, 1959) (Madagascar) 

      • Pseudectroma gilvum (Prinsloo, 1982) (South Africa)   

      • Pseudectroma signatum (Prinsloo, 1982) (Israel, South Africa) 

    • Genus Psyllaephagus Ashmead, 1900    

      • Psyllaephagus africanus Prinsloo, 1985 (South Africa)   

      • Psyllaephagus albicrus Prinsloo, 1981 (South Africa)    

      • Psyllaephagus arytainae Prinsloo, 1981 (South Africa)   

      • Psyllaephagus bicolor Prinsloo, 1981 (South Africa)

      • Psyllaephagus blastopsyllae Tamesse, Soufo, Tchanatame, Dzokou, Gumovsky & Coninck, 2014 (Cameroon, South Africa)

      • Psyllaephagus bliteus Riek, 1962 (Australia, introduced to South Africa and also Neotropical and western Palaearctic regions)

      • Psyllaephagus callainus Prinsloo, 1981 (South Africa)   

      • Psyllaephagus capeneri Prinsloo, 1981 (South Africa)    

      • Psyllaephagus cellulatus Waterston, 1922 (Ghana, Iraq) 

      • Psyllaephagus chianganus Prinsloo, 1981 (Angola) 

      • Psyllaephagus cincticrus Prinsloo, 1981 (South Africa)    

      • Psyllaephagus dealbatae (Risbec, 1959) (Madagascar) 

      • Psyllaephagus dispar Prinsloo, 1981 (South Africa)   

      • Psyllaephagus furvus Prinsloo, 1981 (South Africa)   

      • Psyllaephagus hibiscusae (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar) 

      • Psyllaephagus io Prinsloo, 1985 (Namibia) 

      • Psyllaephagus lucaris Prinsloo, 1981 (South Africa)   

      • Psyllaephagus minor Prinsloo, 1985 (South Africa)   

      • Psyllaephagus oleae Prinsloo, 1981 (South Africa)   

      • Psyllaephagus ornatus Prinsloo, 1981 (South Africa)   

      • Psyllaephagus pauliani (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar) 

      • Psyllaephagus perendinus Robinson, 1970 (Kenya, Tanzania) 

      • Psyllaephagus phytolymae Ferrière, 1931 (Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria)  

      • Psyllaephagus pulvinatus (Waterston, 1922) (Angola, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Réunion, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe) 

      • Psyllaephagus rhusae Prinsloo, 1981 (South Africa)   

      • Psyllaephagus secus Prinsloo, 1981 (South Africa)   

      • Psyllaephagus vastus Prinsloo, 1981 (Angola, Namibia) 

      • Psyllaephagus viridis Prinsloo, 1981 (South Africa)   

    • Genus Psyllechthrus Ghesquière, 1958

      • Psyllechthrus oophagus Ghesquière, 1958 (Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe) 

    • Genus Rhytidothorax Ashmead, 1900

      • Rhytidothorax ambositrensis (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar) 

      • Rhytidothorax latiscapus (Prinsloo & Annecke, 1979) (Swaziland, Zimbabwe)

    • Genus Ruandella Risbec, 1957

      • Ruandella capensis (Subba Rao, 1971) (South Africa)   

      • Ruandella stigmosa (Annecke, 1971) (South Africa)   

      • Ruandella tertia (Annecke, 1971) (South Africa)   

      • Ruandella testacea Risbec, 1957 (Rwanda, South Africa) 

    • Genus Sanghalia Risbec, 1955

      • Sanghalia kerandeli Risbec, 1955 (Congo) 

    • Genus Stemmatosteres Timberlake, 1918

      • Stemmatosteres primus Prinsloo & Mynhardt, 1981 (South Africa) 

    • Genus Syrphophagus Ashmead, 1900    

      • Syrphophagus africanus (Gahan, 1932) (Kenya, Madagascar, South Africa. Also Palaearctic region) 

      • Syrphophagus cassatus (Annecke, 1969) (Angola, Kenya, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe) 

      • Syrphophagus coccidicola (Gahan, 1932) (Kenya) 

      • Syrphophagus nigrocyaneus Ashmead, 1904 (South Africa. Also Palaearctic region) 

      • Syrphophagus similis (Prinsloo, 1981) (South Africa)   

    • Genus Tachardiaephagus Ashmead, 1904    

      • Tachardiaephagus absonus Prinsloo, 1977 (South Africa)   

      • Tachardiaephagus communis Prinsloo, 1977 (South Africa)   

      • Tachardiaephagus gracilis Prinsloo, 1977 (South Africa)   

      • Tachardiaephagus similis Prinsloo, 1977 (South Africa)   

    • Genus Tachinaephagus Ashmead, 1904

      • Tachinaephagus congoensis Subba Rao, 1978 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Tachinaephagus stomoxicida Subba Rao, 1978 (Mauritania, Mauritius, Uganda)

      • Tachinaephagus zealandicus Ashmead, 1904 (South Africa. Also Australasian, Oriental, Nearctic, Neotropical regions) 

    • Genus Trechnites Thomson, 1876

      • Trechnites angolensis Prinsloo, 1981 (Angola)  

      • Trechnites manaliensis Hayat, Alam & Agarwal, 1975 (South Africa. Also Oriental region)

      • Trechnites morulus Prinsloo, 1981 (South Africa)   

      • Trechnites pernicialis Robinson, 1970 (Uganda) 

      • Trechnites versicolor Prinsloo, 1981 (South Africa)    

    • Genus Tremblaya Trjapitzin, 1985

      • Tremblaya ceroplastae (Risbec, 1954) (Ivory Coast, Senegal) 

      • Tremblaya minor (Silvestri, 1915) (Australia, Eritrea, South Africa) 

      • Tremblaya oleae (Silvestri, 1915) (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa. Also Palaearctic region) 

      • Tremblaya palaeococci (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal) 

    • Genus Trichomasthus Thomson, 1876    

    • Genus Xenostryxis Girault, 1920

      • Xenostryxis margiscutellum Girault, 1920 (South Africa. Also Indo-Australasian and Oriental regions) 

    • Genus Xylencyrtus Annecke, 1968

      • Xylencyrtus mumifex Annecke, 1968 (South Africa)   

      • Xylencyrtus tridens Annecke, 1968 (Cameroon, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda) 

    • Genus Zaomma Ashmead, 1900

      • Zaomma acaciae (Risbec, 1959) (Madagascar) 

      • Zaomma carinae Prinsloo, 1979 (Namibia, South Africa) 

      • Zaomma cestus Prinsloo, 1979 (Namibia, South Africa) 

      • Zaomma ficusae (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar) 

      • Zaomma lambinus (Walker, 1838) (Worldwide) 

      • Zaomma sitis Prinsloo, 1979 (Namibia) 

      • Zaomma vix Prinsloo, 1979 (South Africa)   

      • Zaomma xhosa Prinsloo, 1979 (South Africa)   

    • Genus Zozoros Noyes & Hayat, 1984

      • Zozoros adamsoniae (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal) 

  • Subfamily TETRACNEMINAE

    • Genus Aenasius Walker, 1846    

      • Aenasius abengouroui (Risbec, 1949) (Ghana, Ivory Coast)  

      • Aenasius advenus Compere, 1937 (Congo, South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Worldwide except Australasian) 

      • Aenasius comperei (Kerrich, 1967) (Kenya, South Africa) 

      • Aenasius hyettus (Walker, 1846) (Grenada, Panama, St. Vincent, Trinidad & Tobago, Uruguay) 

      • Aenasius martinii (Compere, 1931) (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya. Also Oriental region)   

    • Genus Alamella Agarwal, 1966

      • Alamella flava Agarwal, 1966 (Angola, Madagascar, Namibia, South Africa. Also Oriental region) 

    • Genus Allocerellus Silvestri, 1915    

      • Allocerellus ater Prinsloo, 1995 (South Africa)   

      • Allocerellus bizonatus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (South Africa) 

      • Allocerellus curtus Prinsloo, 1995 (South Africa)   

      • Allocerellus hortensis Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (South Africa) 

      • Allocerellus inquirendus Silvestri, 1915 (Eritrea) 

      • Allocerellus mimus Prinsloo, 1995  (South Africa)   

      • Allocerellus notatus Prinsloo, 1995  (South Africa)   

      • Allocerellus orestes Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (South Africa) 

      • Allocerellus paulus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (South Africa) 

      • Allocerellus venustus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (South Africa) 

      • Allocerellus vittatus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (South Africa) 

      • Allocerellus zonatus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (South Africa) 

    • Genus Anagyrus Howard, 1896    

      • Anagyrus abyssinicus Compere, 1939 (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana)

      • Anagyrus aberiae Guerrieri, 2018 (South Africa)

      • Anagyrus agraensis Saraswat, 1975 (South Africa. Also Indo-Australasian, Oriental and Palaearctic regions) 

      • Anagyrus amnicus Prinsloo, 1985 (Namibia) 

      • Anagyrus amoenus Compere, 1939 (Ivory Coast, South Africa. Also Oriental region) 

      • Anagyrus antoniae Guerrieri, 2018 (South Africa)

      • Anagyrus arambourgi Risbec, 1955 (Kenya) 

      • Anagyrus arenaria Prinsloo, 1985 (Namibia) 

      • Anagyrus aurantifrons Compere, 1926 (Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda) 

      • Anagyrus bambeyi Risbec, 1951 (Senegal) 

      • Anagyrus beneficians Compere, 1943  (Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Togo, Uganda)

      • Anagyrus bugandaensis Compere, 1939 (Ivory Coast, Kenya, Uganda) 

      • Anagyrus dactylopii (Howard, 1898) (South Africa. Also Neotropical, Oriental, Palaearctic regions) 

      • Anagyrus diversicornis (Howard, 1894) (Benin. Also Nearctic, Neotropical, Oriental, and Palaearctic regions) 

      • Anagyrus gracilis (Hayat, 1970) (Madagascar. also Oriental region) 

      • Anagyrus haroldi Noyes & Hayat, 1994 (South Africa, Uganda) 

      • Anagyrus indicus (Subba Rao, 1967) (Saudi Arabia. Also Oriental region)

      • Anagyrus kivuensis Compere, 1939 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, India, Israel, Ivory Coast, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda) 

      • Anagyrus lopezi (De Santis, 1964) (Benin, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea - Bissau, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Zambia. Also Neotropical region)

      • Anagyrus mirzai Agarwal & Alam, 1959 (Congo, Gabon, India, Jordan, Malawi, Pakistan, South Africa)

      • Anagyrus nigrescens Compere, 1939 (South Africa)   

      • Anagyrus pseudococci (Girault, 1915) (Democratic Republic of Congo; worldwide except Australasian) 

      • Anagyrus pullus Compere, 1939 (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana) 

      • Anagyrus rubellus (Annecke, 1974) (South Africa)   

      • Anagyrus saccharicola Timberlake, 1932 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Senegal.  Worldwide except Australasian) 

      • Anagyrus siccus (Prinsloo & Annecke, 1976) (Namibia)

      • Anagyrus subflaviceps (Girault, 1915) (South Africa, Zimbabwe. Also Australasian, Oriental, and Palaearctic regions)

      • Anagyrus subproximus (Silvestri, 1915) (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal. Also Oriental region) 

      • Anagyrus swezeyi Timberlake, 1919 (South Africa, Zimbabwe. Also Australasian, Oriental, and Nearctic regions)

    • Genus Anomalencyrtus Hayat & Verma, 1980

      • Anomalencyrtus longicornis Hayat & Verma, 1980 (India, Madagascar)

    • Genus Anomalicornia Mercet, 1921

      • Anomalicornia tenuicornis Mercet, 1921 (Burkina, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Zimbabwe. Worldwide except Nearctic) 

    • Genus Apoleptomastix Kerrich, 1982

      • Apoleptomastix anneckei Kerrich, 1982 (Gambia, South Africa, Zimbabwe) 

      • Apoleptomastix bicoloricornis (Girault, 1915) (Ethiopia, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Also Australasian, Oriental, Palaearctic regions) 

    • Genus Blepyrus Howard, 1898

      • Blepyrus insularis (Cameron, 1886) (Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan. Worldwide) 

    • Genus Callaincyrtus Prinsloo & Annecke, 1979

      • Callaincyrtus decorus Prinsloo & Annecke, 1979 (South Africa, Zimbabwe)

    • Genus Callipteroma Motschulsky, 1863

      • Callipteroma albiclava Noyes, 1978 (South Africa)   

      • Callipteroma sexguttata Motschulsky, 1863 (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Also Australasian, Oriental, Palaearctic regions)

      • Callipteroma testacea Motschulsky, 1863 (Gambia, Madagascar, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe. Also Indo-Australasian, Oriental, Palaearctic regions)  

    • Genus Charitopus Förster, 1856

      • Charitopus albopalpalis Brues, 1907 (South Africa)   

      • Charitopus bambeyi Risbec, 1951 (Senegal) 

      • Charitopus fulviventris Förster, 1860 (South Africa. Also Oriental, Palaearctic regions)

    • Genus Cryptanusia Girault, 1917

    • Genus Chrysoplatycerus Ashmead, 1889

      • Chrysoplatycerus splendens (Howard, 1888)  (Ghana, South Africa. Also Nearctic and Neotropical regions)

    • Genus Cladiscodes Subba Rao, 1977

      • Cladiscodes incisius Prinsloo, 1988 (South Africa)   

    • Genus Clausenia Ishii, 1923    

      • Clausenia capensis Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (South Africa) 

      • Clausenia comperei Kerrich, 1967 (South Africa)   

      • Clausenia concinna Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (South Africa) 

      • Clausenia confusor Kerrich, 1967 (Ghana, Nigeria)  

      • Clausenia corrugata Kerrich, 1967 (Ghana) 

      • Clausenia guineensis Kerrich, 1967 (Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria) 

      • Clausenia sobrina Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (South Africa) 

    • Genus Coccidoxenoides Girault, 1915

      • Coccidoxenoides perminutus Girault, 1915 (Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda. Worldwide) 

    • Genus Dusmetia Mercet, 1921

      • Dusmetia fuscipennis (Noyes & Hayat, 1984) (Zimbabwe. Also Oriental region)

    • Genus Gyranusoidea Compere, 1947    

      • Gyranusoidea austrina Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (South Africa) 

      • Gyranusoidea citrina (Compere, 1938) (Angola, Kenya, South Africa) 

      • Gyranusoidea dilatata Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (South Africa) 

      • Gyranusoidea klugei Prinsloo & Annecke, 1976 (Namibia)

      • Gyranusoidea litura Prinsloo, 1983 (South Africa)   

      • Gyranusoidea munda Annecke, 1969 (South Africa)   

      • Gyranusoidea pauliani (Risbec, 1957) (Madagascar) 

      • Gyranusoidea separata Prinsloo, 1983 (South Africa)   

      • Gyranusoidea signata Annecke & Mynhardt, 1970 (South Africa) 

      • Gyranusoidea tebygi Noyes, 1988 (Benin, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Malaysia,  Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo) 

    • Genus Holcencyrtus Ashmead, 1900

      • Holcencyrtus liriomyzae Risbec, 1951 (Senegal) 

    • Genus Incisencyrtus Prinsloo, 1988

      • Incisencyrtus afer Prinsloo, 1988 (South Africa, Zimbabwe)   

      • Incisencyrtus secus Prinsloo, 1988 (Madagascar) 

      • Incisencyrtus sirus Prinsloo, 1988 (Nigeria) 

    • Genus Leptomastidea Mercet, 1916    

      • Leptomastidea abnormis (Girault, 1915) (Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Sierra Leone. Worldwide) 

    • Genus Leptomastix Förster, 1856    

      • Leptomastix abyssinica Compere, 1931 (Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Africa, USA) 

      • Leptomastix africana Anga & Noyes, 1999 (South Africa) 

      • Leptomastix dactylopii Howard, 1885 (Cameroon, Benin, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Worldwide)  

      • Leptomastix digitariae Risbec, 1959 (Madagascar) 

      • Leptomastix flava Mercet, 1921 (Senegal. Also Palaearctic region) 

      • Leptomastix herreni Anga & Noyes, 1999 (South Africa) 

      • Leptomastix hibiscusae Risbec, 1959 (Madagascar) 

      • Leptomastix jonesi Noyes, 1999  (South Africa)   

      • Leptomastix nigra Compere, 1938 (Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe) 

      • Leptomastix nigrocincta Risbec, 1959 (Madagascar, Togo, Zambia. Also Oriental region) 

      • Leptomastix nigrocoxalis Compere, 1928 (Madagascar, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan. Also Australasian, Oriental and Palaearctic regions) 

      • Leptomastix tsukumiensis Tachikawa, 1963 (Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Uganda. Also Oriental, Palaearctic regions)  

    • Genus Metaphaenodiscus Mercet, 1921

      • Metaphaenodiscus aethiops Annecke, 1974 (South Africa, Zimbabwe) 

      • Metaphaenodiscus capensis Annecke, 1974 (South Africa)   

      • Metaphaenodiscus karoo Annecke, 1974  (South Africa)   

      • Metaphaenodiscus watshami Annecke, 1974  (South Africa, Zimbabwe)   

    • Genus Monstranusia Trjapitzin, 1964

      • Monstranusia antennata (Narayanan, 1960) (Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa. Also Oriental, Palaearctic regions) 

      • Monstranusia mirabilissima Trjapitzin, 1964 (South Africa. Also Oriental, Palaearctic regions) 

    • Genus Neocharitopus Hayat, Alam & Agarwal, 1975

      • Neocharitopus crassus (Prinsloo & Annecke, 1979) (South Africa) 

      • Neocharitopus solani (Risbec, 1957) (Madagascar) 

    • Genus Neodusmetia Kerrich, 1964

      • Neodusmetia sangwani (Subba Rao, 1957) (Kenya, Namibia, South Africa. Worldwide)

    • Genus Rhopus Förster, 1856

      • Rhopus adustus Prinsloo, 1989 (Namibia, South Africa) 

      • Rhopus discretus Prinsloo, 1989 (South Africa)   

      • Rhopus geminus Prinsloo, 1989 (South Africa)   

      • Rhopus luridus Prinsloo, 1989 (South Africa)   

      • Rhopus notius Prinsloo, 1989 (South Africa)   

      • Rhopus pilatus Prinsloo, 1989 (South Africa)   

      • Rhopus urbanus Prinsloo, 1989 (South Africa)   

    • Genus Tetracnemoidea Howard, 1898    

      • Tetracnemoidea coffeicola (Kerrich, 1967) (Kenya, Uganda) 

      • Tetracnemoidea peregrina (Compere, 1939) (South Africa. also Nearctic, Neotropical, Palaearctic regions) 

    • Genus Tetracnemus Westwood, 1837    

    • Genus Tropidophryne Compere, 1931    

      • Tropidophryne africana Compere, 1931 (Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda) 

      • Tropidophryne comperei Prinsloo & Annecke, 1978 (South Africa)

      • Tropidophryne melvillei Compere, 1939 (Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, South Africa, USA, Uganda) 

      • Tropidophryne natalensis Compere, 1939 (Nigeria, South Africa)

References

Annecke, D.P. & Insley, H.P. 1971, Catalogue of Ethiopian Encyrtidae and Aphelinidae. Entomology Memoir of the Department of Agricultural Technical Services of the Republic of South Africa 23: 1-53.

Gibson G.A.P. 1993. Superfamilies Mymarommatoidea and Chalcidoidea (pp. 570-655). In GOULET, H. & HUBER, J. (eds). Hymenoptera of the World: an identification guide to families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 668 pp.

Noyes, J.S. & Prinsloo, G.L. 1998, A review of the Afrotropical and Malagasy taxa of Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) described by J. Risbec (1949-1959). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 34(1): 71-97.

Prinsloo, G.L. 1983, A parasitoid-host index of Afrotropical Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea). Entomology Memoirs of the Department of Agriculture, Republic of South Africa 60: 1-35.

Prinsloo, G.L. 1997, Parasitoids. Encyrtidae. World Crop Pests 7B:78-85

Prinsloo, G.L. & D.P. Annecke. 1979. A key to the genera of Encyrtidae from the Ethiopian region, with descriptions of three new genera (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea). Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa 42: 349-382.

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