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Encyrtinae

Encyrtine wasps of Africa and Madagascar

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

Classification

 

Acerophagus Smith, 1880  

Achalcerinys Girault, 1915  

Adelencyrtus Ashmead, 1900    

Adencyrtus Prinsloo, 1977  

Aethognathus Silvestri, 1915

Agarwalencyrtus Hayat, 1981

Ageniaspis Dahlbom, 1857    

Allencyrtus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1973

Aloencyrtus Prinsloo, 1978    

Amira Girault, 1913  

Anasemion Annecke, 1967

Anicetus Howard, 1896

 

Anthemus Howard, 1896    

Aphycus Mayr, 1876    

Argutencyrtus Prinsloo & Annecke, 1974   

Arrhenophagoidea Girault, 1915   

Arrhenophagus Aurivillius, 1888    

Astymachus Howard, 1898   

Blastothrix Mayr, 1876    

Bothriophryne Compere, 1937   

Caenohomalopoda Tachikawa, 1979   

Carabunia Waterston, 1928    

Cerapterocerus Westwood, 1833    

Cerchysiella Girault, 1914    

Cerchysius Westwood, 1832

Cheiloneurus Westwood, 1833    

Chrysomelechthrus Trjapitzin, 1977   

Coccidencyrtus Ashmead, 1900    

Coccidoctonus Crawford, 1912    

Coccopilatus Annecke, 1963 

Coelopencyrtus Timberlake, 1919    

Comperia Gomes, 1942   

Comperiella Howard, 1906    

Copidosoma Ratzeburg, 1844    

Diaphorencyrtus Hayat, 1981    

Dionencyrtus De Santis, 1985 

Discodes Förster, 1856

Diversinervus Silvestri, 1915    

Ectroma Westwood, 1833    

Encyrtus Latreille, 1809    

Epiencyrtus Ashmead, 1900    

Erencyrtus Mahdihassan, 1923  

Exoristobia Ashmead, 1904    

Habrolepis Förster, 1856    

Hadrencyrtus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1973    

Helegonatopus Perkins, 1906    

 

Hemileucoceras Hoffer, 1976    

Hesperencyrtus Annecke, 1971    

Homalotyloidea Mercet, 1921    

Homalotylus Mayr, 1876    

Isodromus Howard, 1887   

Ixodiphagus Howard, 1907    

Laccacida Prinsloo, 1977   

Lakshaphagus Mahdihassan, 1931    

Lombitsikala Risbec, 1957    

Mahencyrtus Masi, 1917    

Mayridia Mercet, 1921   

Metaphycus Mercet, 1917
 

Microterys Thomson, 1876    

Neastymachus Girault, 1915    

Negeniaspidius Trjapitzin, 1982

Neocladia Perkins, 1906

 

Neococcidencyrtus Compere, 1928

Oobius Trjapitzin, 1963

Ooencyrtus Ashmead, 1900    

Paraphaenodiscus Girault, 1915

Paratetracnemoidea Girault, 1915
 

Parechthrodryinus Girault, 1916

Prionomastix Mayr, 1876    

Prochiloneurus Silvestri, 1915    

Proleurocerus Ferrière, 1935

Pseudaphycus Clausen, 1915    

Pseudectroma Girault, 1915    

Psyllaephagus Ashmead, 1900    

 

Psyllechthrus Ghesquière, 1958

Rhytidothorax Ashmead, 1900

Ruandella Risbec, 1957

Sanghalia Risbec, 1955

Stemmatosteres Timberlake, 1918

Syrphophagus Ashmead, 1900    

Tachardiaephagus Ashmead, 1904    

Tachinaephagus Ashmead, 1904

Trechnites Thomson, 1876

Tremblaya Trjapitzin, 1985

Trichomasthus Thomson, 1876    

Xenostryxis Girault, 1920

Xylencyrtus Annecke, 1968

Zaomma Ashmead, 1900

Zozoros Noyes & Hayat, 1984

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Parasitoids or hyperparasitoids of insect and arachnid eggs and larvae.

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.

Heraty, J.M., Burks, R.A., Cruaud, A., Gibson, G.A.P., Liljeblad, J., Munro, J., Rasplus, J.-Y., Delvare, G., Janšta, P., Gumovsky, A., Huber, J., Woolley, J.B., Krogmann, L., Heydon, S., Polaszek, A., Schmidt, S., Darling, D.C., Gates, M.W., Mottern, J., Murray, E., Dal Molin, A., Triapitsyn, S., Baur, H., Pinto, J.D., van Noort, S., George, J. & Yoder, M. 2013. A phylogenetic analysis of the megadiverse Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). Cladistics 29: 466–542. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cla.12006

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.

Subba Rao, B.R. 1973. Description of two new species of Carabunia Waterston (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae). Oriental Insects 7: 485-489.

Trjapitzin, V.A. & S.V. Triapitsyn 2010. On the genus Neocladia Perkins, 1906 (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), with description of two new species. Russian Entomological Journal 19: 123-135.

Credits

Photographs © 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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