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Chalinus berlandi Guiglia

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Orussoidea; Family: Orussidae; Genus: Chalinus)

Chalinus berlandi Guiglia, 1935. Holotype: in Muséum National d'Historie naturelle, Paris (MNHN). Type locality: Kindu (Democratic Republic of Congo).

Chalinus balianii Guiglia 1937. Synonymy by Vilhelmsen, 2001.



Democratic Republic of Congo.


Unknown, but presumably a parasitoid of wood-boring insect larvae.


Guiglia, D. 1935. Un nuovo Orysside del Congo Belga. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 57: 6-11.

Guiglia, D. 1937. Su due specie di Chalinus del Congo (Hymen. Phytophaga). Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 59: 363-369.

Vilhelmsen, L. 2001. Systematic revision of the genera Chalinus Konow, 1897 and Mocsarya Konow, 1897 (Hymenoptera, Orussidae). Insect Systematics & Evolution 32: 361-380.

Vilhelmsen, L. 2003. Phylogeny and classification of the Orussidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera), a basal parasitic wasp taxon. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 139: 337-418.


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Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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