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Dinapsis centralis 

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Megalyroidea; Family: Megalyridae; Tribe: Dinapsini; Genus: Dinapsis)

Dinapsis centralis Shaw & van Noort, 2009. Type: LOST in post on return from USA to South Africa (SAMC). Type locality: 38.6km south Lidjombo, Parc National de Dzanga-Ndoki (Central African Republic).

Holotype

 
Dinapsis_centralis_dorsal_SAM-HYM-P024654_HOLOTYPE Dinapsis_centralis_lateral_SAM-HYM-P024654_HOLOTYPE
Dinapsis_centralis_head_frontal_SAM-HYM-P024654_HOLOTYPE Dinapsis_centralis_head_SAM-HYM-P024654_HOLOTYPE
Dinapsis_centralis_wing_SAM-HYM-P024654_HOLOTYPE Dinapsis_centralis_labels_SAM-HYM-P024654_HOLOTYPE

Distribution

Central African Republic.

Biology

Unknown.

References

 

Hedqvist, K.J. 1967. Notes on Megalyridae (Hym. Ichneumonoidea) and description of new species from Madagascar. Annales de la Société entomologique de France 3: 239-246.

Shaw, S.R. & van Noort, S. 2009. A new Dinapsis species from the Central African Republic (Hymenoptera: Megalyridae: Dinapsini). Zootaxa 2118: 30-36.

Waterston, J. 1922. A new family of Hymenoptera from South Africa. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 10: 418-420.

Credits

Photographs © 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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