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  Gonatopus mossambicus Olmi

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

Gonatopus mossambicus Olmi, 1998. Holotype: female in American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). Type locality: Umbeluzi, Maputo Prov., Mozambique.




Hosts in Mozambique: Doratulina instabilis (Ribaut) and Stirellus flavovirescens (Stål) (Cicadellidae) (Guglielmino & Olmi, 2006).


Guglielmino, A. & Olmi, M. 2006. A host-parasite catalog of world Dryinidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea): first supplement. Zootaxa 1139: 35–62.

Olmi, M. 1998. A contribution to the knowledge of Dryinidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea) and Strepsiptera of Mozambique. Oriental Insects 32: 59-78.

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


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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