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Anteon mcguirkae Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Chrysidoidea; Family: Drynidae; Subfamily: Anteoninae; Genus: Anteon)

Anteon mcguirkae Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino, 2015. Holotype: in the National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi (NMKE). Type locality: Ruma National Park, near Kamato Gate, 0.64725S 34.33595E, 1264 m (Kenya).

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

Chela of fore leg of Holotype. Line illustration by Massimo Olmi.

Photographs Bob Copeland (ICIPE).


Distribution

Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Olmi, M. & Copeland, R.S. & Guglielmino, A. 2015. An updated checklist of Dryinidae, Embolemidae and Sclerogibbidae (Hymenoptera) of Kenya and Burundi, with descriptions of thirteen new species. Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 55(1): 333-380.

Olmi, M., Copeland, R.S. & van Noort, S. 2019. Dryinidae of the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea). Zootaxa 4630: 1619.

Credits

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa) or Bob Copeland (ICIPE).  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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