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Pseudoryssus niehuisorum Kraus

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

Pseudoryssus niehuisorum Kraus, 1998. Holotype: in Collection of Manfred Kraus, Nürnberg, Germany (MKC). Type locality: Israel.

ClassificationIdentification keys



Egypt, Israel, Senegal.


Host unknown.



Kraus M. 1998. Die Orussidae Europas und des Nahen Ostens (Hymenoptera: Orussidae). In: Taeger A. & Blank S.M. (Eds.) Pflanzenwespen Deutschlands (Hymenoptera, Symphyta). Kommentierte Bestandsaufnahme. Goecke & Evers, Keltern, pp. 283–300.
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.


Photographs © Stephen M. Blank (Senckenberg Deutsches Entomologisches Institut).

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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