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Odontochrydium Brauns

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

Odontochrydium Brauns, 1928. Type species: Odontochrydium trautmanni Brauns, 1928 (= Chrysis irregularis Mocsáry, 1914).

Odontochrydium bicristatum Rosa, 2018
Odontochrydium irregulare (Mocsáry, 1914)

Distribution

Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa,  Uganda, Zimbabwe. Also Oriental region: India.

Biology

Unknown.

References

Brauns, H. 1928. Beitrag zur Kenntnis afrikanischer Chrysididen. Entomologische Mitteilungen 17: 383–393.

Kimsey, L.S. & Bohart, R.M. 1991 [1990]. The Chrysidid Wasps of the World. Oxford University Press, New York, IX + 652 pp.

Madl, M. & Rosa, P. 2012. A Catalogue of the Chrysididae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea) of the Ethiopian Region excluding Malagasy Subregion. Linzer biologische Beiträge 44: 5–169.

Rosa, P. 2018. Review of Odontochrydium Brauns (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae) with description of two species from the Palaearctic and Oriental regions. Zootaxa, 4450: 445–457. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4450.4.3

Credits

Photographs © Paolo Rosa (Bernareggio (MB), Italy).

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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