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Aceroteta Kozlov & Masner

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Platygastroidea; Family: Platygastridae; Subfamily: Platygastrinae)

Aceroteta Kozlov & Masner, 1977. Type species: Aceroteta borealis Kozlov & Masner, 1977.
 

Aceroteta africana Buhl, 2005 (South Africa, Tanzania)

Distribution

Afrotropical, Nearctic, Neotropical, Palaearctic.

Biology

Parasitoids of gall midges (Cecidomyiidae).

References

Buhl PN. 2005. New species of South African Platygastrinae (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae). Entomofauna, Zeitschrift für Entomologie 26: 281–304.

Buhl PN. 2011. Species of Platygastrinae and Sceliotrachelinae from rainforest canopies in Tanzania, with keys to the Afrotropical species of Amblyaspis, Inostemma, Leptacis, Platygaster and Synopeas (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae). Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 154(1): 75-126. https://doi.org/10.1163/22119434-900000309
Masner L. 1993. Superfamily Platygastroidea (pp. 558-565). In
GOULET, H. & HUBER, J. (eds). Hymenoptera of the World: an identification guide to families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 668 pp.

Masner, L. & Huggert, L. 1989. World review and keys to genera of the subfamily Inostemmatinae with reassignment of the taxa to the Platygastrinae and Sceliotrachelinae (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae). Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 147: 1-214.

Sundholm, A. 1970. Hymenoptera: Proctotrupoidea. South African Animal Life 14: 305-401.

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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