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Thaumatodryinus Perkins

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

Thaumatodryinus Perkins, 1905. Type species: Thaumatodryinus koebelei Perkins, 1905, by original designation.

ClassificationIdentification keys

Thaumatodryinus afer Olmi, 1998
Thaumatodryinus comptoni Olmi, 2005
Thaumatodryinus dentatus Benoit, 1953

Thaumatodryinus infuscatus Olmi, 1984

Thaumatodryinus merinus Olmi, 2002
Thaumatodryinus migratorius Benoit, 1953

Thaumatodryinus mirabilis Olmi, 1984

Thaumatodryinus overholti Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino, 2015
Thaumatodryinus sokokensis Olmi, 2007
Thaumatodryinus tuukkaraski Olmi, Copeland & Guglielmino, 2015

Distribution

Afrotropical, Australian, Nearctic & Oriental regions.

Diversity

33 species are known, ten in the Afrotropical region.

Biology

Hosts: Flatidae (Guglielmino et al. 2013).

References

Benoit P.L.G. 1953. Monographie des Dryninides Malgaches (Hym.-Acul.). Mém Inst. Sci. Madagascar, Sér. E, IV:383-430.

Olmi M. 1984. A Revision of The Dryinidae (Hymenoptera). Mem. Amer. Ent. Inst., 37: 1-947.

Olmi M. 1998. A Contribution to The Knowledge of The Dryinidae (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea). Lambillionae, 48: 49-59.

Olmi M. 2002. New Species of Dryinidae and Embolemidae from Madagascar (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea). Frustula entomol., Nuova Serie 25: 86-109.

Olmi M. 2005. A Contribution to the Knowledge of Afrotropical Dryinidae (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea). Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, Vol. 141: 233-248.

Olmi M. 2007. New species of Afrotropical Dryinidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea), with description of a new genus and a new subfamily. African Invertebrates, vol  48: 199-232.

Olmi M. 2009. New species of South African Dryinidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea). African Invertebrates 50: 447–460.

Olmi, M. & Copeland, R.S. 2011. A catalogue of Dryinidae, Embolemidae and Sclerogibbidae of Kenya and Burundi, with descriptions of new species (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea). African Invertebrates 52: 177–206.

Olmi, M. &  van Harten, A. 2006. Dryinidae, Sclerogibbidae and Embolemidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea) of Yemen, with revised keys to the species of the Arabian peninsula. Fauna of Arabia 21: 307–337.

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: 1–619. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4630.1.1

Perkins R.C.L. 1905. Leafhopper and their natural remedies (Pt. i. Dryinidae). Hawaii Sugar Plant. Assoc. Exp. Stn., Entomol., i (1): 1-69.

Credits

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

Line illustrations © Massimo Olmi (Viterbo).

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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