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Thaumatodryinus overholti Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino

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

Thaumatodryinus overholti Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino, 2015. Holotype: male in The National Museums of Kenya (NMKE). Type locality: Gede Forest, 3.30946S 40.01941E, 19 m, Kenya.

Male genitalia of holotype right half removed.

Distribution

Kenya.

Biology

Unknown.

Habitat

Six-meter Malaise trap operating in Muhaka Forest, one of the collection sites of Thaumatodryinus overholti.

References

Olmi, M. & Copeland, R.S. & Guglielmino, A. 2015. An updated checklist of Dryinidae, Embolemidae and Sclerogibbidae (Hymenoptera) of Kenya and Burundi, with descriptions of thirteen new species. Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 55(1): 333-380.

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

Credits

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa), or Bob Copeland (ICIPE). 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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