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Orussus areolatus Blank & Vilhelmsen

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

Orussus areolatus Blank & Vilhelmsen, 2014. Holotype in Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum, Biologiez Centreum, Linz (OOLM). Type locality: Zagora, 10km east of Mhamid, 29.84oN 5.63oW, Morocco.

 

Classification


 

Distribution

 

Morocco.

Biology

Host unknown.

References

Vilhelmsen, L., Blank S.M., Liu, Z.-W. & Smith, D.R. 2014. Discovery of new species confirms Oriental origin of Orussus Latreille (Hymenoptera: Orussidae). Insect Systematics & Evolution 44: 1-41.

Credits

Photographs © Lars Vilhelmsen (Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen).


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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