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  Gonatopus niassensis Olmi

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

Gonatopus niassensis Olmi, 2004. Holotype: female in Massimo Olmi collection, Viterbo  (MOLC). Type locality: Cuamba, Catholic University Campus, Niassa Prov., Mozambique.

Distribution

Mozambique.

Biology

Hosts in Mozambique: Unidentified species of Delphacidae.

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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