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Cryptanusia Girault

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

Classification

Cryptanusia Girault, 1917

Distribution

South Africa (Introduced). Australasian and Oriental regions.

Biology

Parasitoids of mealybugs (Pseudococcidae, Hemiptera).

Reference

Girault, A.A. 1917. Descriptions hymenopterorum chalcidoidicarum variorum cum observationibus. V. 16pp. Private publication. Glenndale, Maryland.

Credits

Photographs Vida van der Walt (Pretoria).

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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