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Monodontomerinae

Monodontomerine wasps of the world

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

Classification

 

Amoturoides Girault, 1932

 

Anneckeida Bouček, 1978

  Chileana Janšta & Křížková, 2013
 

Chrysochalcissa Girault, 1915

Monodontomerus Westwood, 1833
 

Oopristus Steffan, 1968

 

Perissocentrus Crawford, 1910

 

Pradontomerus Bouček, 1978

 

Rhynchodontomerus Novicky & De Santis, 1961

 

Rhynchoticida Bouček, 1978

 

Zaglyptonotus Crawford, 1914

 

Zdenekius Grissell, 1993

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology Parasitoids of various Diptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera, and Coleoptera (Gibson, 1993, Grissell, 1995).

References

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.

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.

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.

Risbec, J. 1951. 1. Les Chalcidoides de l'Afrique occidentale française. Mémoires de l'Institute Français d'Afrique Noire, Ifan-Dakar 13: 7-409.

Credits

Photographs © Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA).


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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