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Thaumatorymus notanisoides Ferrière & Novicky 

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Torymidae; Subfamily: Chalcimerinae; Genus: Thaumatorymus)

Thaumatorymus notanisoides Ferrière & Novicky, 1954.





Palaearctic: Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Croatia, Spain, Tunisia.


Parasitoid of the gall wasps Aulacidea hypochoeridis (Kieffer) and Phanacis hypochoeridis (Kieffer) (Hym.: Cynipidae, Aylacini) on Hypochaeris spp. (Asteraceae) (Askew et al., 2006; Bouček, 1977; Herting, 1977).


Askew, R. R., Plantard, O., Gómez, J. F., Hernandez Nieves, M. and Nieves-Aldrey, J. L. 2006. Catalogue of parasitoids and inquilines in galls of Aylacini, Diplolepini and Pediaspidini (Hym., Cynipidae) in West Palaearctic. Zootaxa, 1301: 3-60.
Bouček, Z. 1977. A faunistic review of the Yugoslavian Chalcidoidea (Parasitic Hymenoptera). Acta Entomologica Jugoslavica, 13 (Supplement): 1-145.

Ferrière, C. & Novicky, S. 1954. Un nouveau genre de torymide (Hym. Chalcidoidea). Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft. 27:33-37.

Herting, B. 1977. Hymenoptera. A catalogue of parasites and predators of terrestrial arthropods. Section A. Host or Prey/Enemy. 4:106 Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, Institute of Biological Control.

Lotfalizadeh, H & Gharali, B & Rasplus, J-Y.2020. Thaumatorymus Ferrière and Novicky, 1954 (Hymenoptera: Torymidae), a rare and monotypic genus discovered in Iran. Journal of Crop Protection 9 (3): 411-419.


Photographs © Hossein Lotfalizadeh (East-Azarbaijan Agricultural and Natural Resources Research & Education Center, AREEO, Tabriz, Iran),


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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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