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Euxestonotus Fouts

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

Euxestonotus Fouts, 1925. Type species: Platygaster error Fitch, 1861, by original designation.

 

Euxestonotus charon Buhl, 2004 (Nigeria, Tanzania)

  Euxestonotus deimos Buhl 1998 (Ivory Coast, Togo)
 

Euxestonotus infuscatus Buhl, 2010 (Tanzania)

 

Euxestonotus michaeli Buhl, 2015 (Madagascar)

 

Euxestonotus pilipterus Buhl, 2005 (South Africa)

Euxestonotus (Cylindrostonotus) lissogastrus Buhl, 2014 (Togo)

Distribution

Ivory Coast, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo.

Also Australasian, Nearctic, Neotropical, Oriental, and Palaearctic regions.

Biology

Host unknown.

References

Buhl PN. 2004. New or little known species of Platygastrinae from Africa (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae). Entomofauna, Zeitschrift für Entomologie 25: 333-344.
Buhl PN. 2004. New African Platygastrinae (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae). Folia entomologica hungarica 65: 65–84.
Buhl PN. 2005. New species of South African Platygastrinae (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae). –Entomofauna, Zeitschrift für Entomologie 26: 281–304.

Buhl PN. 2010. Platygastridae from the Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania (Hymenoptera, Platygastroidea). Journal of Afrotropical Zoology 6: 29–46.

Buhl PN. 2014. New species and new records of Platygastrinae and Sceliotrachelinae from
Togo (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae). African Invertebrates 55: 67-117.

Buhl PN. 2015. New species of Platygastrinae from the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae). Entomofauna Zeitschrift für Entomologie 36: 313-332.

Fouts, RM. 1925. New serphoid parasites from the United States (Hymenoptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 27: 93-103.

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 © Peter Buhl (Sakskøbing, Denmark).

Map illustration © 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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