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Stentorceps Quinlan

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

Stentorceps Quinlan, 1984. Type species: Stentorceps tubicen Quinlan, 1984.

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Stentorceps abbotti Nielsen & Buffington, 2011

 

Stentorceps heimdalli Nielsen & Buffington, 2011

 

Stentorceps tubicen Quinlan, 1984 (Kenya)

 

Stentorceps vuvuzela Nielsen & Buffington, 2011

 

Stentorceps weedlei Nielsen & Buffington, 2011

 

Stentorceps zuparkoi Nielsen & Buffington, 2011

Distribution

Afrotropical region: Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar, Nigeria, Rwanda, Somali, South Africa, Zimbabwe.

Biology

Unknown.

References

Nielsen, M. & Buffington, M. 2011. Redescription of Stentorceps Quinlan, 1984 (Hymenoptera: Figitidae), with a description of five new species. African Entomology 19: 597613.

Quinlan, J. 1984. Stentorceps, a remarkable new genus of eucoilid (Hymenoptera) from Africa. Systematic Entomology 9: 479485. urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub: B28A151C-9622-4EAD-9C5C-B1D5668C9DB7.

Credits

 

Photographs Nielsen & Buffington.

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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