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Bocchus Ashmead

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

Bocchus Ashmead 1893. Type species: Bocchus flavicollis Ashmead 1893.

ClassificationIdentification keys

  Bocchus bini Olmi, 1984
  Bocchus botswanensis Olmi, 1989
Bocchus brooksi Olmi, 2003

Bocchus confusus Olmi & van Harten, 2006

Bocchus forestalis Olmi, Copeland & van Noort, 2019

Bocchus fynbosensis Olmi, 2006

Bocchus granulatus Olmi, Copeland & van Noort, 2019

Bocchus harinhalai Olmi, Copeland & van Noort, 2019

Bocchus hova Olmi, 2004
Bocchus hyalinus Olmi, 1998
Bocchus incompletus Olmi, 2005

Bocchus irwini Olmi & Guglielmino 2013

Bocchus johanssoni Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino, 2015
Bocchus kibalensis Olmi, van Noort & Guglielmino, 2016
Bocchus kirkspriggsi Olmi, 2005
Bocchus kogelbergensis Olmi 2007
  Bocchus krombeini Olmi, 1989
  Bocchus madagascolus Olmi, 1994
  Bocchus martellii Olmi, 2002
Bocchus mkomazianus Olmi, 2005
  Bocchus niger Olmi, 2004

Bocchus nigroflavus Olmi, Copeland & van Noort, 2019

  Bocchus obscurus Olmi, 1994

Bocchus parkeri Olmi, Copeland & van Noort, 2019

 

Bocchus piceus Olmi, 2008

 

Bocchus rassitus Olmi & van Harten, 2006

 

Bocchus richardsi Omi, 1984

Bocchus ruvidus Olmi, Copeland & van Noort, 2019

 

Bocchus seyrigi (Benoit, 1954)

  Bocchus turneri Olmi, 2011
Bocchus watshami Olmi, 1987
 

Bocchus whiteleyi Olmi 2007

  Bocchus zimbabwensis Olmi, 1989

Distribution

Afrotropical, Australian, Nearctic, Oriental & Palaearctic regions.

Biology

Parasitoids of Issidae (Guglielmino et al. 2013).

References

Ashmead W. H., 1893. Monograph of the American Proctotrypidae. Bull. U. S. Nat. Mus. 45: 1-472.

Azevedo C..O, Madl. M. & Olmi, M. 2010. A Catalogue of the Bethylidae, Chrysididae, Dryinidae, Embolemidae, Sclerogibbidae and Scolebythidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea) of the Malagasy Subregion. Linzer Biologische Beitrage 42(2): 845-918.

Benoit, P.L.G. 1954. Monographie des Dryinides Malgasches (Hym.-Acul.). Mém. Inst.. Sci. Madagascar, Sér. E, IV: 383-430.

Guglielmino A, Olmi M, Bückle C. 2013. An updated host-parasite catalogue of world Dryinidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea). Zootaxa 3740: 1–113. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3740.1.1

Olmi, M. 1984. A Revision of The Dryinidae (Hymenoptera). Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, 37: 1-947.

Olmi, M. 1987. Descrizone di nuove specie di Dryinidae (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea). Boll. Zool. agr. Bachic., Ser. II, 19: 31-70.

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

Olmi, M. 1994. New Species of Dryinidae from Madagascar (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea). Frustula entomol., XVII: 1-12.

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

Olmi, M. 2002. Descriptions of two new species of Dryinidae from Botswana: Bocchus martellii and Gonatopus martellii (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea). Boll. Zool. agr. Bachic., Ser. II, 34: 273-280.

Olmi, M. 2003 (2001). A Contribution to the Knowledge of Dryinidae (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea). Frustula Entomologica, Nuova Serie, vol. 24: 21-49.

Olmi, M. 2004. New Species of Dryinidae and Embolemidae from Madagascar (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea). Frustula entomol., Nuova Serie 25: 86-109.

Olmi, M. 2005. A Contribution to the Knowledge of Afrotropical Dryinidae (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea). Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, Vol. 141: 233-248.

Olmi, M. 2006. A catalogue of Dryinidae and Embolemidae of South Africa, with descriptions of new species (Hymenoptera Chrysidodea). Frustula entomologica (2005)(N.S.) vol. 28-29 (41-42): 1-57.

Olmi, M. 2007. New species of Afrotropical Dryinidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea), with description of a new genus and a new subfamily. African Invertebrates 48: 199-232.

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

Olmi M. 2009. New species of South African Dryinidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea). African Invertebrates 50: 447–460.

Olmi, M. 2010. Descriptions of new species of Dryinidae and Embolemidae from Madagascar (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea). Frustula Entomologica, nuova serie 31: 53-76.

Olmi, M. 2011. A contribution to the knowledge of world Dryinidae (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea). Frustula entomologica (2009) (N.S.) XXXII (XLV): 43-76.

Olmi, M. &  van Harten, A. 2006. Dryinidae, Sclerogibbidae and Embolemidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea) of Yemen, with revised keys to the species of the Arabian peninsula. Fauna of Arabia 21: 307–337.

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

Olmi, M. Guglielmino, A., Natha, S.A. & Alfredo, A.A.N. 2012. A catalogue of Dryinidae of Mozambique, with description of a new species (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea). African Invertebrates 53: 715-731.

Credits

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

Line illustrations © Massimo Olmi (Viterbo).

Banner illustrations © Nicolò Falchi.

 

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Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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