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Anachrysis Krombein

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Chrysidoidea; Family: Chrysididae; Subfamily: Amiseginae)

Anachrysis Krombein, 1986

Anachrysis paradoxa Krombein, 1986
  Anachrysis spanglerorum Krombein, 1994

Distribution

Afrotropical region: Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe.

Biology

Unknown, but probably parasitoids of stick insect eggs.

Reference

Krombein, K.V. 1986. A remarkable new African amisegine wasp (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae: Amiseginae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 88: 509-514.

Krombein, K.V. 1994. A new Anachrysis from South Africa (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae: Amiseginae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 96: 339-341.

Credits

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

 

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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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