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Aphelopus testaceus Olmi

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

Aphelopus testaceus Olmi, 1989. Holotype: Male in Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie, Leiden, Holland. Type locality: Mbandaka, Zaire [= Democratic Republic of Congo].

 

Distribution

Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Madagascar, South Africa, Tanzania, Yemen.

Biology

Unknown.

References

Olmi, M. 1989. Supplement to the Revision of the World Dryinidae (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea). Frustula Entomologica, Nuova Serie, vol. 12: 109-395.

Olmi, M., van Noort, S. & Guglielmino, A. 2016. Contribution to the knowledge of Afrotropical Dryinidae, Embolemidae and Sclerogibbidae (Hymenoptera) with description of new species from Central African Republic and Uganda. ZooKeys 578: 45-95.

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

Photographs and 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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