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Amphithectus Hartig

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

Amphithectus Hartig, 1840.

Sarothrus (pars) Hartig, 1840.
Amphitectus Dahlbom, 1842 (misspelling).
Seitneria Tavares, 1928. Synonymy by
Forshage & Nordlander, 2018.

Amphithectus areolatus (Hartig, 1840)

Amphithectus opacus (Thomson, 1862)

Distribution

Nearctic, Palaearctic.

Biology

Parasitoids of fly larvae (Anthomyiidae).

References

Forshage, M & Nordlander, G. 2018. The identity of figitid parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea: Figitidae) of anthomyiid flies in conifer cones. European Journal of Entomology 115: 104-111.

Mata-Casanova, N., Selfa, J., Pujade-Villar, J. 2018. The true identity of Amphithectus austriacus (Tavares, 1928): junior synonym of Amphithectus opacus (Thomson, 1862) n. comb. Butlletí de la Institució Catalana d'Histňria Natural 82: 137-139.

Credits

Photographs © Noel Mata-Casanova (University of Barcelona), or

Photographs © Mattias Forshage (Swedish Museum of Natural History).


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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