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Chrysidea Bischoff

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

Chrysidea Bischoff, 1913. Type species: Chrysis pumila Klug, 1845.
Chrysaspis de Saussure, 1887. Type species: Chrysaspis grandidieri de Saussure, 1887.


Chrysidea agnata Zimmermann, 1901


Chrysidea antiope Zimmermann, 1961


Chrysidea aurata (Bischoff, 1910)


Chrysidea bellula (Guérin, 1842)


Chrysidea bicallosa (Buysson, 1900)


Chrysidea brooksi (Mocsáry, 1908)


Chrysidea bucculenta (Mocsáry, 1908)


Chrysidea dido Zimmermann, 1956


Chrysidea merina Mita & Rosa, 2019


Chrysidea pheobe Zimmermann, 1956


Chrysidea phragmaticola Zimmermann, 1961

Chrysidea pumiloides Zimmermann, 1956


Chrysidea rhodpis Zimmermann, 1961


Chrysidea rioae Mita & Rosa, 2019


Chrysidea vazimba Mita & Rosa, 2019


Chrysidea zimmermanni Bohart, 1988


Madagascar. Also Oriental and Palaearctic Regions.


Hosts: Chalybion madecassum (Gribodo, 1882), Sceliphron fuscum Klug, 1801 (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae); Pison sp., Trypoxylon sp. (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae).


Azevedo C.O., Madl. M. & Olmi, M. 2010. A Catalogue of the Bethylidae, Chrysididae, Dryinidae, Embolemidae, Sclerogibbidae and Scolebythidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea) of the Malagasy Subregion. Linzer Biologische Beitrage 42(2): 845-918.

Mita T. & Rosa P. 2019. Redescription of Chrysidea pumiloides Zimmermann, 1956, and description of three new species of Chrysidea from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae). European Journal of Taxonomy 564: 1–20. https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2019.564

Zimmermann S. 1956. Contribution a l'etude des Chrysidides de Madagascar (Hymenoptera). Mémoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar, Série E 7: 141-165.

Zimmermann S. 1961. Zweiter Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Chrysididen Madagascars (Hymenoptera). Mémoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar, Série E 12: 297-321.


Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

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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