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Anagyrus Howard

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


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)




Parasitoids of Coccidae, Dactylopiidae, Eriococcidae and Pseudococcidae (Hemiptera).


Howard, L.O. & Ashmead, W.H. 1896. On some reared parasitic hymenopterous insects from Ceylon. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 18: 633-648.


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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