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Obenbergerella aenigmatica (Bridwell)

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

Alienus aenigmatica Bridwell, 1919.

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Distribution

South Africa (Western Cape).

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Bridwell, J.C. 1919. Alienidae. In: Miscellaneous notes on Hymenoptera with descriptions of new genera and species. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 4: 117-119.

Kimsey, L.S. & Bohart, R.M. 1990. The Chrysidid wasps of the world. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 652 pp.

Krombein, K.V. 1957.  A generic review of the Amiseginae, a group of phasmatid egg parasites, and notes on Adelphinae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 82: 147-215.

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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