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Callaspidia notata Walker

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

Callaspidia notata (Boyers de Fonscolombe, 1832),

Dieucoila indica Mani, 1936. Lectotype in Zoological Survey of India. Type locality: Mussorie, India. Synonymy by Forshage & Baiao, 2014.

 

Identification keys

Lectotype of Dieucoila indica Mani, 1933.

 

Distribution

Nearctic, Neotropical, Palaearctic regions.

Biology

Koinobiont endoparasitoids of aphidophagous syrphid (Buffington et al., 2012)

References

Buffington ML, Brady S, Morita S, van Noort S 2012. Divergence estimates and early evolutionary history of Figitidae (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea). Systematic Entomology 37: 287–304.

Evenhuis H 1968. Some ecological facts about two Dutch Melanips species. Entomologische Berichten 28: 175–176.

Fergusson NDM 1986. Charipidae, Ibaliidae & Figitidae: Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea. Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects, vol 8, pt 1c. London. 1–55.

Forshage, M., & Baião, G. 2014. Revision of Mani's Figitidae types (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea). Zootaxa 3784(4): 498–500. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3784.4.9

Mani, M.S. 1936. Some new and little known parasitic Hymenoptera from India. Records of the Indian Museum 38: 333–340.

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

Credits

Photographs © Matt Buffington (Systematic Entomology Laboratory, USDA/ARS).

 

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Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2022. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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