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Leucospidae

Classification and checklist of Afrotropical leucospid wasps

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

  • Genus Leucospis Fabricius, 1775

    • Leucospis africana Cameron, 1907 (Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

    • Leucospis arabica Gadallah and Soliman (Saudi Arabia. Also Palaearctic region: Egypt)

    • Leucospis carinifera Kriechbaumer, 1894 (Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

    • Leucospis elegans Klug, 1834 (Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen. Also Oriental region: Pakistan; Palaearctic region: Egypt)

    • Leucospis fallax Bouček, 1974 (Zimbabwe)

    • Leucospis fuelleborniana Enderlein, 1903 (Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda)

    • Leucospis holubi Bouček, 1974 (Madagascar, South Africa)

    • Leucospis incarnata Westwood, 1839 (South Africa)

    • Leucospis insularis Kirby, 1900 (Yemen: Socotra)

    • Leucospis namibica Bouček, 1974 (Namibia)

    • Leucospis obsoleta Klug, 1834 (Sudan)

    • Leucospis ornata Westwood, 1839 (Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Gabon, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe.)

    • Leucospis osmiae Bouček, 1974 (South Africa)

    • Leucospis parvula Bouček, 1974 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Nigeria)

    • Leucospis pubescens Bouček, 1974 (Madagascar)

    • Leucospis reversa Bouček, 1974 (Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia)

    • Leucospis rostrata Bouček, 1974 (Namibia, South Africa)

    • Leucospis schlettereri Schulthess-Schindler, 1899 (Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

    • Leucospis tricolor Kirby, 1883 (Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania (including, Zanzibar), Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

    • Leucospis varicollis Cameron, 1909 (Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

  • Genus Micrapion Kriechbaumer, 1894

  • Genus Neleucospis Bouček, 1974

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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