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Key to Apoaphelopus species

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

ClassificationIdentification keys




1. Notauli incomplete, reaching about 0.5 length of mesoscutum ...2

- Notauli absent ...3

2. Head with POL about twice as long as OOL ...Apoaphelopus wallacei Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

- Head with POL about as long as OOL ...Apoaphelopus fisheri Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

3. Metapectal-propodeal disc dull and reticulate rugose ...Apoaphelopus mostovskii Olmi

- Metapectal-propodeal disc completely shiny, unsculptured ...Apoaphelopus niassensis 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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