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Polynema Haliday

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

Polynema Haliday, 1833

ClassificationIdentification keys

 

Polynema albicorne Girault, 1917

 

Polynema auricorpus Girault, 1917

 

Polynema bitashimwae Debauche, 1949

 

Polynema brevicarinae Annecke & Doutt, 1961

 

Polynema ceroplastae Ghesquière, 1942

 

Polynema clotho (Debauche, 1949)

 

Polynema curtum (Debauche, 1949)

Polynema dikobraz Triapitsyn, 2017

 

Polynema eurydice (Debauche, 1949)

 

Polynema fasciatum (Debauche, 1949)

 

Polynema hebe (Debauche, 1949)

 

Polynema helochaeta (Debauche, 1949)

 

Polynema hyalinipenne Girault, 1917

 

Polynema megacephala Risbec, 1951

 

Polynema oreades (Debauche, 1949)

 

Polynema orientale Girault, 1917

 

Polynema pernigripes Girault, 1917

Polynema sagittaria van Noort & Triapitsyn, 2018

 

Polynema serratum (Debauche, 1949)

 

Polynema umbratum (Debauche, 1949)

 

Polynema uroxys (Debauche, 1949) 

 

Polynema xiphium (Debauche, 1949) 

Polynema sp. nr. dikobraz

Polynema species

Polynema species

Distribution

Democratic Republic of Congo, Madagascar, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania.

Biology

Egg parasitoids.

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 © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa) or © 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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