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Polynema dikobraz Triapitsyn

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

Polynema dikobraz Triapitsyn, 2017. Holotype in California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco (CASC). Type locality: Prov. D’Antanarivo 3 km 41°NE Andranomay, 11.5 km 147° SSE Anjozorobe, el. 1300 m, 18°28’24’’S 47°57’36’’E, Madagascar.

Classification


Female paratype (CASC)


Female holotype (CASC)


Male paratype (CASC)


Distribution

Madagascar.

Biology

Unknown.

References

Triapitsyn S. V. 2017. Polynema (Polynema) dikobraz sp. nov., a remarkable fairyfly (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) from Madagascar. Journal of Insect Biodiversity 5(14): 1–8. http://dx.doi.org/10.12976/jib/2017.5.14

van Noort S, Triapitsyn SV. 2018. Revision of the Polynema dikobraz species-group with description of a remarkable new species from South Africa (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Mymaridae). ZooKeys 783: 67-84. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.783.26872

Credits

Photographs © Serguei V. Triapitsyn (Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside).

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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