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Chrysididae keys

Keys to cuckoo wasps of the Afrotropical region

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

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Identification keys are presented in two different formats: traditional dichotomous keys where a choice needs to be made at each key couplet to continue, and Lucid matrix keys where relevant states from multiple character features can be selected independently until identification is achieved. For more information concerning Lucid keys visit www.lucidcentral.org.

Amiseginae      

Key to Afrotropical Amiseginae genera.

Standard Dichotomus key

 


Chrysidinae        
     

 


References

Finnamore, A.T. & Brothers, D.J. 1993. Superfamily Chrysidoidea (pp. 130-160). In GOULET, H. & HUBER, J. (eds). Hymenoptera of the World: an identification guide to families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 668 pp.

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

Krombein, K.V. 1983. Three New Egg Parasites of South African Walking Sticks (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae, Amiseginae). Journal of the Entomological Society of South Africa 46: 139-146.

Krombein, K.V. 1984. Two New Egg Parasites of South African walking sticks and notes on two previously described species (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae, Amiseginae). Journal of the Entomological Society of South Africa 47: 211-215.

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) or Vida van der Walt (Pretoria).


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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