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Bocchus johanssoni Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino

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

Bocchus johanssoni Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino, 2015. Holotype: Male in National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. (USNM). Type locality: Kasigau Mtn., 3.82080S 38.64178E, 737 m, Kenya.

Male genitalia (right half removed) Holotype.

Distribution

Kenya.

Biology

Unknown.

Habitat

Townes-style Malaise trap operating at Kasigau Mountain, collection site of Bocchus johanssoni.

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

Photographs 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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