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Gonatopus natalensis Olmi

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

Gonatopus natalensis Olmi, 2008. Holotype: female in Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC). Type locality: South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Port Edward, along road from R61 to Umtamvuna Nature Reserve.

Distribution

South Africa.

Biology

Hosts in South Africa: Cicadellidae: Recilia dolabra Kramer (Olmi 2008).

References

Olmi, M. 2008. New species of Dryinidae from the Afrotropical Region (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea). Spixiana 31: 215-221.

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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