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Anacharis Dalman

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Cynipoidea; Family: Figitidae; Subfamily: Anacharitinae)

Anacharis Dalman, 1823

Classification

  Anacharis madagascarensis Pujade-Villar, 2012
 

Anacharis afrotropica Mata-Casanova & Pujade-Villar, 2015

 

Anacharis rwenzori Mata-Casanova & Pujade-Villar, 2015

Anacharis species
  25 species worldwide, but mostly Holarctic region (Buffington et al. 2020)
Distribution

Afrotropical, Australasian, Nearctic, Neotropical and Palaearctic regions.

Biology

Parasitoids of larvae of Hemerobiidae and Chrysopidae (Neuroptera).

References

Mata-Casanova N, Selfa J & Pujade-Villar J. 2015. Description of two new species of Anacharis Dalman, 1823 (Hymenoptera: Figitidae, Anacharitinae) from the Afrotropical Region. African Entomology 23: 314320. http://dx.doi.org/10.4001/003.023.0222

Pujade-Villar, J. 2012. Anacharis madagascarensis sp. n., first record of Anacharitinae from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea: Figitidae). African Entomology 20: 119-123.

Ronquist, F. 1999. Phylogeny, classification and evolution of the Cynipoidea. Zoologica Scripta 28:139164.

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

Credits

 

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.

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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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