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Rhoptromeris Förster

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

Rhoptromeris Förster, 1869

Rhoptromeris species
 

Rhoptromeris abba Quinlan, 1986 (Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris afer Quinlan, 1986 (Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris agis Quinlan, 1986 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris attis Quinlan, 1986 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris bicolor Quinlan, 1986 (Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe)

Rhoptromeris bupalus Quinlan, 1986 (Kenya, Reunion, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe)

Rhoptromeris cepheus Quinlan, 1986 (Kenya)

Rhoptromeris connatus Quinlan, 1986 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris crito Quinlan, 1986 (Madagascar)

Rhoptromeris cubitalis Quinlan, 1986 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris diversa Quinlan, 1986 (South Africa, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris enna Quinlan, 1986 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris equalis Quinlan, 1986 (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris hebe Quinlan, 1986 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris heptoma (Hartig, 1840) (South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris navius Quinlan, 1986 (Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe)

Rhoptromeris naxos Quinlan, 1986 (Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris oeta Quinlan, 1986 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris pagasa Quinlan, 1986 (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris pallidus Quinlan, 1986 (Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris persius Quinlan, 1986 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris punctata Quinlan, 1986 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris rufulus Quinlan, 1986 (South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris rutshuris Quinlan, 1986 (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris rwanki Quinlan, 1986 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris sinis Quinlan, 1986 (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris temesa Quinlan, 1986 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris thales Quinlan, 1986 (South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris velia Quinlan, 1986 (South Africa Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris zetes Quinlan, 1986 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhoptromeris zeus Quinlan, 1986 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Distribution

Worldwide. Afrotropical region: Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Nigeria, Reunion, Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda,  Yemen, Zimbabwe.

Biology Parasitoids of Chloropidae on grasses and fungi.

References

Quinlan, J. 1986. A key to the Afrotropical genera of Eucoilidae (Hymenoptera), with a revision of certain genera. Bull. Br. Mus. Nat. Hist. (Entomology) 52, 243–366.

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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