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Aphelopus severancei Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Chrysidoidea; Family: Dryinidae; Subfamily: Aphelopinae; Genus: Aphelopus)

Aphelous severancei Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino 2015. Holotype: in The National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi (NMKE). Type locality: Taita Hills, Vuria Forest, 3.41428S 38.29178E, 2162 m (Kenya).

Male genitalia (right half removed) of Holotype.

Distribution

Kenya, Madagascar, South Africa.

Biology

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. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4630.1.1

Credits

Line illustration Massimo Olmi (Tropical Entomology Research Center, Viterbo, Italy). Photographs and map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa), or photographs Bob Copeland (ICIPE).

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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