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Xenocynips Kieffer

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

Xenocynips Kieffer 1910. Type species: Xenocynips subsquamata Kieffer by monotypy.

Xenocynips rhothion Buffington and van Noort, 2012

Xenocynips ronquisti Buffington and van Noort, 2012

Xenocynips subsquamata Kieffer, 1910

Distribution

Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Biology

Unknown.

References

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

Kieffer J.J. 1910. Nouveaux Cynipides exotiques. Bolletino del Laboratorio di Zoologia Generale e Agraria della R. Sciola superiore d’Agricola di Portici 4: 329-342.

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)

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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