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Chalcimerinae

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

Classification

Chalcimerus Steffan & Andriesc, 1962

  Exopristoides Boucek, 1982

Thaumatorymus Ferrière & Novicky 1954

Distribution

Western Palaearctic.

Biology Parasitoids of Aylacini gall wasp larvae (Cynipidae) (Gibson, 1993, Grissell, 1995).

References

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.

Bouček, Z. 1978. A study of the non-podagrionine Torymidae with enlarged hind femora, with a key to the African genera (Hymenoptera). Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa 41: 91-134.

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

Gibson G.A.P. 1993. Superfamilies Mymarommatoidea and Chalcidoidea (pp. 570-655). In GOULET, H. & HUBER, J. (eds). Hymenoptera of the World: an identification guide to families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 668 pp.

Grissell, E.E. 1995. Toryminae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Torymidae). Associated Publishers, Gainesville, Florida, 470pp.

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.

Jansta, P & Cruaud, A & Delvare, G & Genson, G & Heraty, J & Krizkova, B & Rasplus, J-Y. 2017. Torymidae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea) revised: Molecular phylogeny, circumscription and reclassification of the family with discussion of its biogeography and evolution of life-history traits. Cladistics. 10.1111/cla.12228.

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.

Credits

Photographs http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ © The Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London; or Photograph © Hossein Lotfalizadeh (East-Azarbaijan Agricultural and Natural Resources Research & Education Center, AREEO, Tabriz, Iran),

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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