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Key to Lonchodryinus species

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

ClassificationIdentification keys

Females (unknown in Lonchodryinus hovanus Olmi)

1. Forewing hyaline, without dark transverse bands  ... Lonchodryinus seyrigi (Benoit)

- Forewing with two dark transverse bands ...2

2. Head and prothorax mostly black; protarsomere 5 with three rows of lamellae, one of which composed of lamellae about as long as breadth of protarsomere 5 ... Lonchodryinus madagascolus Olmi, Copeland & van Noort

- Head yellow-testaceous; prothorax reddish-dark; protarsomere 5 with three rows of lamellae, longest lamellae much shorter than breadth of protarsomere 5 ... Lonchodryinus pauliani (Benoit)


Only known for Lonchodryinus hovanus 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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