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Gonatopus incognitus Olmi

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

Gonatopus incognitus Olmi, 1984. Holotype: female in The Natural History Museum, London (NHMUK). Type locality: Kiribata, Kawanda, Uganda.

Distribution

Burkina Faso, Cape Verde Is., Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen. Also Palaearctic region: Oman.

Biology

Hosts: Cicadellidae: in Burkina Faso: Cicadulina similis China; in Democratic Republic of the Congo: Cicadulina mbila (Naudé); in Nigeria:
Cicadulina storeyi China; in South Africa: Exitianus taeniaticeps (Kirschbaum); in Tanzania: Cicadulina bipunctata (Melichar) (Guglielmino et al. 2013; Olmi 2006)

References

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. 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: 447–460.

Olmi, M., van Noort, S. & Guglielmino, A. 2016. Contribution to the knowledge of Afrotropical Dryinidae, Embolemidae and Sclerogibbidae (Hymenoptera) with description of new species from Central African Republic and Uganda. ZooKeys 578: 45-95.

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

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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