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Liopteridae

Classification and checklist of World liopterid wasps

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

Liopteridae keys

  • Subfamily Dallatorrellinae (Australasian, Oriental)

    • Genus Mesocynips Cameron, 1903 (Oriental)

    • Genus Dallatorrella Kieffer, 1911 (Australasian, Oriental)

      • Dallatorrella albata (Weld, 1944)

      • Dallatorrella carinifrons (Cameron, 1910)

      • Dallatorrella maculata Liu, 2001

      • Dallatorrella maxima Liu, 2001

      • Dallatorrella pulla Liu, 2001

      • Dallatorrella ronquisti Liu, 2001

      • Dallatorrella rubriventris Kieffer, 1911

      • Dallatorrella sinica Liu, 2001

  • Subfamily Mayrellinae (Worldwide)

    • Genus Kiefferiella Ashmead, 1903 (Nearctic)

      • Kiefferiella acmaeodera Weld, 1956 (USA)

      • Kiefferiella rugosa Ashmead, 1903 (USA)

    • Genus Paramblynotus Cameron, 1908 (Worldwide)

      • apeosus species-group

        • Paramblynotus apeosus Liu and Kovalev, 2007

        • Paramblynotus friatus Liu and Kovalev, 2007

      • punctulatus species-group

        • Paramblynotus annulicornis Cameron, 1910

        • Paramblynotus aptatus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus asae Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus axeli Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus barbarae Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus beckeri Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus borneanus (Weld, 1922)

        • (Borneo)
        • Paramblynotus cheni Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus chrysochaites Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus clarus (Weld, 1922)

        • Paramblynotus conspiratus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus coracinus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus distinctus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus dyak (Weld,

        • Paramblynotus ebbae Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus eriki Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus esakii (Yasumatsu, 1959)

        • Paramblynotus ferrugineus (Barbotin, 1954)

        • Paramblynotus filippae Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus flaviceps (Kieffer, 1916)

        • Paramblynotus formosanus (Hedicke, 1922)

        • Paramblynotus fraxinii Yang and Gu, 1994

        • Paramblynotus fucosus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus glaberus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus grossus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus hainanensis Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus insolitus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus isolatus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus kitrinocarus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus kosugii Watanabe and Sakagami, 1951

        • Paramblynotus lutepennis Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus miniatus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus miltocephalus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus nebulosus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus niger (Kieffer, 1916)

        • Paramblynotus nipponensis Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus obscurus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus ornatus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus pubifemoratus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus punctulatus Cameron, 1908

        • Paramblynotus reticulatus (Kieffer, 1910)

        • Paramblynotus robustus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus rufipes Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus shimenensis Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus stigi Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus venoforticulus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus weiae Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus yuani Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

      • ruficollis species-group

        • Paramblynotus badius Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus braziliensis Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus carinivertex Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus coruscus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus costaricanus Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus malayensis (Weld, 1922)

        • Paramblynotus ruficollis Cameron, 1909

        • Paramblynotus trisectus Maa, 1962

        • Paramblynotus zonatus Weld, 1944

      • scaber species-group

        • Paramblynotus atratus Liu and Kovalev, 2007

        • Paramblynotus belizini Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus irkutensis Liu and Kovalev, 2007

        • Paramblynotus liaoi Liu, Ronquist & Nordlander, 2007

        • Paramblynotus marginatus Liu and Kovalev, 2007

        • Paramblynotus pausatus Liu and Kovalev, 2007

        • Paramblynotus pronus Liu and Kovalev, 2007

        • Paramblynotus scaber (Belizin, 1951)

      • seyrigi species-group

      • trisetosus species-group

      •  virginianus species-group

      • yangambicolus species-group

  • Subfamily Liopterinae (Neotropical)

    • Genus Liopteron Perty, 1833

      • Liopteron abdominale Westwood, 1874 (Brazil)

      • Liopteron apicale Westwood, 1874 (Brazil)

      • Liopteron bicolor Hedicke, 1940 (Bolivia)

      • Liopteron bispinosum Kerrich, 1940 (French Guiana)

      • Liopteron compressum Perty, 1833 (Brazil)

        • Liopteron compressum minus Kerrich, 1940 (Brazil, Peru)

      • Liopteron immarginatum Kerrich, 1940 (Brazil)

      • Liopteron levilaterale Kerrich, 1940 (Brazil)

      • Liopteron nigripenne Westwood, 1874 (Brazil)

    • Genus Peras Westwood, 1837

      • Peras biroi (Kerrich, 1940) (Peru)

      • Peras clavicorne (Westwood, 1874) (Brazil)

      • Peras fenestratum (Ashmead, 1895) (Brazil)

      • Peras fuscicorne (Westwood, 1874) (Brazil)

      • Peras intermedium (Kerrich, 1940) (Brazil)

        • Peras intermedium autazense (Kerrich, 1940) (Brazil)

      • Peras laticeps (Kerrich, 1940) (Brazil)

      • Peras nigra Westwood, 1837 (French Guiana)

      • Peras rufipes (Kieffer, 1911) (Brazil, Mexico)

      • Peras scaberrimum Kieffer, 1911 (Brazil, Mexico)

      • Peras subpetiolatum (Westwood, 1874) (Brazil)

    • Genus Pseudibalia Kieffer, 1911

      • Pseudibalia angelicae Pujade-Villar, Ros-Farré, Brandao, 2000 (Brazil)

      • Pseudibalia antennale (Kerrich, 1940) (Brazil)

      • Pseudibalia bifasciata (Westwood, 1874) (Brazil)

      • Pseudibalia brasiliensis (Hedicke, 1940) (Brazil)

      • Pseudibalia brevicorne (Kerrich, 1940) (Brazil)

      • Pseudibalia confusum (Hedicke, 1940) (Peru)

      • Pseudibalia fasciatipennis Kieffer, 1909 (Brazil, Mexico)

      • Pseudibalia ruficeps (Kieffer, 1905) (Brazil)

      • Pseudibalia rufum (Ashmead, 1895) (Brazil)

      • Pseudibalia tarsale (Ashmead, 1895) (Brazil)

      • Pseudibalia unifasciatum (Westwood, 1874) (Brazil)

      • Pseudibalia weldi (Kerrich, 1940) (Brazil)

      • Pseudibalia westwoodii (Cameron, 1883) (Panama)

  • Subfamily Oberthuerellinae (Afrotropical)

References

Benoit, P.L.G. 1955. Les Liopteridae Oberthurellinae du Congo Belge. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 52: 283–293.

Benoit, P.L.G. 1956. Liopteridae-Mesocynipinae nouveaux du Congo Belge (Hym.-Cynipoidea). Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 53: 51-56.

Buffington, M.L. & van Noort, S. 2012. Revision of the Afrotropical Oberthuerellinae (Cynipoidea: Liopteridae). Zookeys 202: 1-154.

Buffington ML, Forshage M, Liljeblad J, Tang CT, van Noort, S. 2020. World Cynipoidea (Hymenoptera):a key to higher-level groups. Insect Systematics and Diversity 4(4): 1–69. https://doi.org/10.1093/isd/ixaa003

Ferrer-Suay, M., Selfa, J. & Pujade-Villar, J. 2012. First record of Alloxysta Förster from Madagascar, with descriptions of two new species (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea: Figitidae: Charipinae). African Entomology 20: 222-228.

Liu, Z, Ronquist, F. & Nordlander, G. 2007. The cynipoid genus Paramblynotus: revision, phylogeny, and historical biogeography (Hymenoptera, Liopteridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 304: 1-151.

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. 1979. A revisionary classification of the Cynipoidea (Hymenoptera) of the Ethiopian Zoogeographical Region. Aspicerinae (Figitidae) and Oberthuerellinae (Liopteridae). Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Entomology) 39: 85-133.

Ritchie, A.J. 1993. Superfamily Cynipoidea (pp. 521-536). In GOULET, H. & HUBER, J. (eds). Hymenoptera of the World: an identification guide to families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 668 pp.

Ronquist, F. 1995. Phylogeny and classification of the Liopteridae, an archaic group of cynipoid wasps (Hymenoptera). Entomologica Scandinavica Supplement 46: 1-74.

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

van Noort, S. & Buffington, M.L. 2013. Revision of the Afrotropical Mayrellinae (Cynipoidea, Liopteridae), with the first record of Paramblynotus from Madagascar. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 31: 1-64.

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

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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