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Nixonia corrugata Johnson & Masner

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Platygastroidea; Family Nixoniidae; Genus: Nixonia)

Nixonia corrugata Johnson & Masner 2006. Holotype: in Canadian National Collection of Insects: CNCI. Type locality: SOUTH AFRICA: Western Cape Province, The Baths, south of Citrusdal.


The baths, south of Citrusdal:

 

Nieuwoudtville National Botanical Garden:
 

Distribution

Afrotropical region: South Africa.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Johnson, N.L & Masner, L. 2006. Revision of World Species of the Genus Nixonia Masner (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea, Platygastridae) American Museum Novitates 3518: 1-32.

van Noort, S. & Johnson, N. 2009. New species of the plesiomorphic genus Nixonia (Platygastridae, Hymenoptera) from South Africa. Zookeys 20: 31-51.

Credits

Photographs   Norman Johnson (Ohio State University Collection) (top five) or Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of CapeTown) (bottom six).

Map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

 

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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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