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Micreriodes Yoshimoto

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

Micreriodes Yoshimoto, 1962

  Micreriodes guamensis Yoshimoto (1962) (Pacific region)

Micreriodes species (Central African Republic)

Distribution

Afrotropical region: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Zimbabwe. Also Indo-Australasian, Nearctic, Oriental, Palaearctic and Pacific regions.

Biology

Probably parasitoids of Drosophilidae.

References

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

Yoshimoto, C.M. 1962. Insects of Micronesia, Hymenoptera: Eucoilinae (Cynipoidea). Insects of Micronesia 19: 89-107. 

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.


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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