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Dilyta Förster

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

Dilyta Förster, 1869

Classification

 

Dilyta africana (Benoit, 1956) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

  Dilyta australafricana Paretas-Martínez & Pujade-Villar, 2009 (South Africa)
  Dilyta camerounensis Lebel & Modeste, 2007 (Cameroon)
  Dilyta ghanana Paretas-Martínez, Pujade-Villar & Melika, 2009 (Ghana)
  Dilyta kenyana Paretas-Martínez & Pujade-Villar, 2009 (Kenya)
 

Dilyta paretasmartinezi (Pujade-Villar & Ferrer-Suay, 2012) (Madagascar)

  Dilyta somaliana Paretas-Martínez, Pujade-Villar & Evenhuis, 2009 (Botswana, Somalia, South Africa)
 

Dilyta subclavata Förster, 1869 (Madagascar)

Dilyta species

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Hyperparasitoids of Psyllidae via Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea).

References

Ferrer-Suay, M., Selfa, J., Pujade-Villar, J. 2013. A review of Alloxysta species (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea: Figitidae: Charipinae) from Africa. African Entomology 21: 255266.

Paretas-Martínez, J., Arnedo, M.A., Melika, G., Selfa, J., Seco-Fernández, M.V., Fülöp, D., Pujade-Villar, J. 2007. Phylogeny of the parasitic wasp subfamily Charipinae (Hymenoptera, Cynipoidea, Figitidae) Zoologica Scripta 36: 153–172.
Paretas-Martinez, J.; Melika, G.; Pujade-Villar, J. 2009. Description of four new species of Dilyta Förster (Hymenoptera: Figitidae: Charipinae) from the Afrotropical Region. African Entomology 17: 207-214.

Pujade-Villar, J. & Ferrer-Suay, M. 2012. First records of genus Dilyta from Madagascar with description of Dilyta paretasmartinezi n. sp. (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea: Figitidae: Charipinae). Orsis 26: 135–140.

Quinlan, J. & Evenhuis, H. H. 1980. Status of the subfamily names Charipinae and Alloxystinae (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae). Systematic Entomology 5: 427–430.

Ronquist, F. 1999. Phylogeny, classification and evolution of the Cynipoidea. Zoologica Scripta 28:139–164.

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)


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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