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  Gonatopus harteni (Olmi)

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

Pseudogonatopus harteni Olmi, 1987. Holotype: female in Massimo Olmi collection, Viterbo (MOLC). Type locality: Sao Jorge, Cape Verde Island.

Distribution

Cape Verde Islands, South Africa.

Biology

Hosts in South Africa: Delphacidae: Syndelphax capellanus (Jacobi) (Olmi, 2006).

References

Olmi, M. 1987. New Species of Dryinidae (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea). Fragm. Entomol., Roma, 19: 371-456.

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. & 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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