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Anacharitinae

Anacharitine wasps of the world

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

ClassificationCynipoidea keys

  Acanthaegilips Ashmead, 1897 (Neotropical region)
Acanthaegilopsis Pujade-Villar, 2013 (Afrotropical region)
Aegilips Haliday, 1835 (Worldwide)

Anacharis Dalman, 1823 (Worldwide)

 

Calofigites Kieffer, 1909 (Neotropical region)

 

Hexacharis Kieffer, 1907 (Nearctic region)

 

Solenofigites Díaz, 1979 (Neotropical region)

Xyalaspis Hartig, 1843 (Worldwide)

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Parasitoids of larvae of Hemerobiidae and Chrysopidae (Neuroptera).

References

Buffington ML, Forshage M, Liljeblad J, Tang CT, van Noort, S. 2020. World Cynipoidea (Hymenoptera):a key to higher-level groups. Insect Systematics and Diversity 4(4): 1–69. https://doi.org/10.1093/isd/ixaa003

Hedicke, H. 1930. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Cynipiden. (Hym.) XVI Zur Synonymie der Anacharitinen, Eucoilinen und Figitinen. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1930: 74-76

Mata-Casanova, N., Pujade-Villar, J. 2013. Acanthaegilopsis malagasy gen. n. and sp. n. of Anacharitinae (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea: Figitidae) from Madagascar and the Comoros. African Entomology 21(1): 161–164.

Mata-Casanova N, Pujade-Villar J. 2013. Nuevas aportaciones al conocimiento de Acanthaegilips en Colombia (Hymenoptera: Figitidae: Anacharitinae). Revista colombiana de Entomología 39(1):71–75.

Mata-Casanova N, Selfa J, Arcaya E, Sosa F, Tormos J, Pujade-Villar J. 2014. First host record for Acanthaegilips (Hymenoptera: Figitidae: Anacharitinae) and description of a new species from Venezuela. Fla Entomol 97(2):461–464.

Mata-Casanova N,  Selfa J  & Pujade-Villar J. 2014. Description of two new species of Anacharitinae (Hymenoptera: Figitidae) from the Afrotropical region. African Entomology 22: 545-551. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4001/003.022.0312

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: 314–320. http://dx.doi.org/10.4001/003.023.0222

Mata-Casanova N, Selfa J & Pujade-Villar J. 2017. Revision of the current knowledge of genus Aegilips Haliday, 1835 (Hymenoptera: Figitidae: Anacharitinae) in the Afrotropical Region, with description of three new species. African Entomology 25: 62 – 67. http://dx.doi.org/10.4001/003.025.0062

Pujade-Villar, J. 2019. Reclasificación de los grandes taxa de Cynipoidea (Hymenoptera) desde Weld (1952) hasta 2017: la historia de una lucha evolutiva entre el parasitoidismo y la fitofàgia. Folia Entomol. Mex. 5: 18−65.

Pujade-Villar J, Restrepo-Ortiz CX, García JL, Ros-Farré P. 2009. Redescripción de Acanthaegilips Ashmead 1897 y descripción de dos nuevas especies (Figitidae: Anacharitinae). Dugesiana 16(2):57–65
Pujade-Villar J, Restrepo-Ortiz CX, Ros-Farré P, García JL. 2009. Acanthaegilips Ashmead, 1897 (Cynipoidea, Figitidae: Anacharitinae) de Venezuela. Entomotropica 24(1):23–30.

Pujade-Villar J, Restrepo-Ortiz CX, García JL, Ros-Farré P. 2009. Redescripción de Acanthaegilips Ashmead 1897 y descripción de dos nuevas especies (Figitidae: Anacharitinae). Dugesiana 16(2):57–65
Pujade-Villar J, Restrepo-Ortiz CX, Ros-Farré P, García JL. 2009. Acanthaegilips Ashmead, 1897 (Cynipoidea, Figitidae: Anacharitinae) de Venezuela. Entomotropica 24(1):23–30.
Restrepo-Ortiz CX, Ros-Farré P, Díaz NB, García JL, Pujade-Villar J. 2010. Nuevos aportes al conocimiento del género Acanthaegilips (Hymenoptera: Figitidae). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 69(1–2):09–16.
Richards OW. 1977. Hymenoptera. In: Handbooks for the identification of British insects. 2nd Edn. 6(1): 1–100. British Museum and Royal Entomological Society, London.
Ronquist, F. 1999. Phylogeny, classification and evolution of the Cynipoidea. Zoologica Scripta 28:139–164.

Ros-Farré P, Ronquist F, Pujade-Villar J. 2000. Redescription of Acanthaegilips Ashmead, 1897, with characterization of the Anacharitinae and Aspiceratinae (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea:
Figitidae). Zool J Linnean Soc 129:467–488.
Ros-Farré P, Sporrong M, Ronquist F, Pujade-Villar J. 2003. Revision of the Neotropical genus Acanthaegilips (Hym., Cynipoidea, Figtidae). Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 43(2):11–30.

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

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