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Key to Aphelopinae genera

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

ClassificationIdentification keys

1. Epistomal suture not touching antennal toruli (A); forewing with 2r-rs&Rs vein long and regularly curved (B) . . . Aphelopus Dalman


Epistomal suture touching antennal toruli (a); forewing with 2r-rs&Rs vein straight (b), or forming an angle between proximal and distal parts (character not present in Afrotropical species) (c). . . Crovettia Olmi


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

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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