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Bocchus hyalinus Olmi

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

Bocchus hyalinus Olmi, 1998. Holotype in Canadian National Insect Collection. Ottawa (CASC) Type locality: km S of Dhagmar, 23°09’N 58°59’E, 80 m, Oman.

Female from Oman.

Female holotype chela.

Male genitalia (left half removed) specimen from Oman.

 

Distribution

Kenya, Oman, United Arab Emirates.

Biology

Unknown.

References

Olmi, M. 1998. A Contribution to The Knowledge of The Dryinidae (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea). Lambillionae, 48: 49-59.

Olmi, M. 2008. New species of Dryinidae from the Afrotropical Region (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea). Spixiana 31: 215-221.

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: 1–619. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4630.1.1

Credits

Banner illustrations © Nicolò Falchi.

Line illustrations © Massimo Olmi (Viterbo).

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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