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Key to species of Ademon (Opiinae)

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Ichneumonoidea; Family: Braconidae; Subfamily: Opiinae; Genus: Ademon)

ClassificationOpiinae keys

1. Vein 3-SR of forewing 5.0 times as long as vein r; vein 1-SR+M slightly sinuate; vein r-m inclivous (A) ... Ademon angolanus


- Vein 3-SR 2.13.5 times as long as vein r; vein 1-SR+M usually strongly sinuate; vein r-m vertical or nearly so (a) ... Ademon lagarosiphonae



van Noort S, Smith R, Coetzee JA. 2021. Identity of parasitoid wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae and Eulophidae) reared from aquatic leaf-mining flies (Diptera: Ephydridae) on invasive Brazilian waterweed Egeria densa in South Africa. African Invertebrates 62: 287314. https://doi.org/10.3897/afrinvertebr.62.62842


Keys developed by Simon van Noort. Photographs included in the key Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

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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