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Phanacis Förster

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Cynipoidea;  Family: Cynipidae; Subfamily: Cynipinae; Tribe: Phanacidini)

Phanacis Förster 1860. Type species: 


Phanacis hypochoeridis (Kieffer, 1887) (introduced to South Africa)

Phanacis neserorum Melika & Prinsloo, 2007

  Phanacis species


Melika, G. & Prinsloo, G.L. 2007. Phanacis neserorum sp. n. (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Aylacini): first record of a phytophagous Afrotropical cynipoid gall wasp. African Entomology 15: 185-191.

van Noort, S, Buffington ML & Forshage, M. 2015. Afrotropical Cynipoidea (Hymenoptera). ZooKeys 493: 1-176. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.493.6353


Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

Matt Buffington (Systematic Entomology Laboratory, USDA/ARS) and Mattias Forshage (Swedish Museum of Natural History) both played an integral role in the development of the Cynipoidea pages.

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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