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Key to Gynochelys species

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

ClassificationIdentification keys


Females
1. Forewing about as long as mesoscutum; pronotum granulate; metanotum not excavated behind mesoscutellum; anterior surface of metapectal-propodeal disc granulate and rugose ...Gynochelys braunsi Brues

- Forewing much shorter than mesoscutum, approximately as long as one third length of mesoscutellum; pronotum sculptured by many longitudinal striae situated around disc and on lateral regions; metanotum excavated behind mesoscutellum; anterior surface of metapectal-propodeal disc sculptured by many longitudinal striae ... Gynochelys namibiensis Olmi

 

Males

Unknown.

 


References

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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