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Dryinus erraticus (Turner)

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

Neodryinus erraticus Turner, 1928. Holotype: female in The Natural History Museum, London (NHMUK) Type locality: Mosel Bay, South Africa.

Distribution

Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Kenya, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe.

Biology

Hosts in South Africa: Tropiduchidae: Numicia viridis Muir (Olmi, 2006).

References

Turner, R. E. 1928. New Hymenoptera of the Family Bethylidae. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 10, Vol. 1: 129-152.

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

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. 2009. New species of South African Dryinidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea). African Invertebrates 50: 447460.

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

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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