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Gynochelys Brues

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

Gynochelys Brues, 1906. Type species: Gynochelys braunsi Brues, 1906, by monotypy.

ClassificationIdentification keys

Gynochelys namibiensis Olmi, 2005

Gynochelys braunsi Brues, 1906

Distribution

Namibia, South Africa.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Brues, C.T. 1906. Descriptions of parasatic Hymenoptera from Cape Colony. Bull. Wisconsin Nat. Hist. Soc. 4: 103-112.

Olmi, M. 2005. A Contribution to the Knowledge of Afrotropical Dryinidae (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea). Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, Vol. 141: 233-248.

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

Credits

Illustrations © Nicoḷ Falchi.

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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