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Gonatopus operosus Olmi

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

Pseudogonatopus opacus Perkins, 1905. Holotype: female in The Natural History Museum, London (NHMUK). Type locality: Kyagur, Uganda.

Gonatopus operosus Olmi, 1993. New name assigned by Olmi,1993. Gonatopus opacus Perkins, 1905, preoccupied by Gonatopus opacus Olmi, 1984.


Cameroon, South Africa, Uganda.


Host: Cicadellidae: in South Africa: Caffrolix cyclopia (Cogan) (Guglielmino et al. 2013).


Olmi, M. 1993. A new generic classification for Thaumatodryininae, Dryininae and Gonatopodinae, with descriptions of new species (Hymenoptera Dryinidae). Boll. Zool. agr. Bachic., Ser. II, 25: 57-89.

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: 1619. 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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