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Haplogonatopus katangae (Benoit)

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

Haplogonatopus katangae (Benoit, 1950). Holotype: male in Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (RMCA). Type locality: Haut-Katanga, Elisabethville = Lubumbashi , Democratic Republic of Congo.

Chela of female from Madagascar.

Genitalia of holotype male.

Distribution

Democratic Republic of Congo, Madagascar, Niger, South Africa.

Biology

Hosts: Delphacidae (Guglielmino et al. 2013): in South Africa: Falcotoya aglauros (Fennah), Falcotoya sporoboli (Lindberg); Syndelphax capellana (Jacobi) (= Syndelphax nigricaudata (Muir)).

References

Benoit, P.L.G. 1950. Nouveaux Dryinidae du Congo Belge. Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 43 (3): 222-227.

Guglielmino A, Olmi M, Bückle C. 2013. An updated host-parasite catalogue of world Dryinidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea). Zootaxa 3740: 1–113. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3740.1.1

Olmi, M. 1984. A Revision of The Dryinidae (Hymenoptera). Mem. Amer. Ent. Inst., 37: 947-1913.

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

Line illustrations © Massimo Olmi (Viterbo).

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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