HomeWasp classificationExpeditionsLinksFigWebBiodiversity ExplorerPermits


Gonatopus vulgaris Olmi

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

Gonatopus vulgaris Olmi, 2000. Holotype: in. Type locality:

Tetrodontochelys obscurus Olmi, 1984. Holotype: in. Type locality:


Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa.


Hosts in Mozambique: unidentified species of Cicadellidae (Olmi et al., 2012).


Olmi, M. 1994. New Species of Dryinidae from Madagascar (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea). Frustula Entomologica, 17: 1-12.

Olmi, M. 2000. New species of Oriental Anteon, with new synonymies (Hymenoptera Dryinidae). Frustula Entomologica, N. Ser. 21: 6874.

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. 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.


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>).

Copyright 2004-2021 Iziko Museums of South Africa

customisable counter