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Gonatopus ceres (Olmi)

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

Agonatopides ceres Olmi, 1984. Holotype: female in the Natural History Museum, London (NHMUK). Type locality: Ceres, South Africa.



Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe.


Issidae and Cixiidae (Olmi 2004a; Guglielmino & Olmi 2006): in Mozambique: Caliscelis sp. (Issidae) (Olmi 2004a); Eumecurus hottentottus (Stål) (Cixiidae) (Olmi 2004a).


Guglielmino, A & Olmi, M. 2014. Revision of the Afrotropical species of Gonatopus group 3 (Hymenoptera: Dryinidae), with description of a new species from Ghana. Zootaxa 3802 (1): 035–050. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3802.1.3

Olmi, M. 1984. A Revision of The Dryinidae (Hymenoptera). Mem. Amer. Ent. Inst., 37: 947-1913.

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.

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


Line illustrations © Massimo Olmi. 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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