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  Gonatopus chiruanus Olmi, Guglielmino, Natha & Alfredo

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

Gonatopus chiruanus Olmi, Guglielmino, Natha & Alfredo, 2012. Holotype: female in the collection of Massimo Olmi collection, Viterbo, Italy (MOLC). Type locality: Niassa: Mecanhelas District, Entre-Lagos, Lake Chirua bank in front of Railway Station, 1458'S 3553'E, Mozambique.

Distribution

Mozambique.

Biology

Hosts: Nicolaus attenuatus Stiller (Cicadellidae).

References

Olmi M. 2004. A Contribution to the Knowledge of Dryinidae (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea) of Northern Mozambique. Oriental Insects 38: 353-372.

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: 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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