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Tessmannella Hedicke

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

Tessmannella Hedicke 1912. Type species: Tessmannella spinosa Hedicke by original designation.

Tessmannella copelandi Buffington and van Noort, 2012 (Kenya)

Tessmannella expansa Quinlan, 1979 (Gabon)

Tessmannella kiplingi Buffington and van Noort, 2012 (Congo)

Tessmannella nigra Hedicke, 1912 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea,)

Tessmannella roberti Buffington and van Noort, 2012 (Congo)

Tessmannella spinosa Hedicke, 1912 (Equatorial Guinea)

Distribution

Afrotropical region: Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Kenya.

Biology

Unknown.

References

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

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.

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

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) or Matt Buffington (Systematic Entomology Laboratory, USDA/ARS).

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.

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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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