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Allotropa kamurovi Annecke & Prinsloo

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

Allotropa kamurovi Annecke & Prinsloo, 1977. Holotype in . Type locality: South Africa.

Distribution

South Africa.

Biology

Parasitoid of Citrus mealybug: Planococcus citri (Risso) (Pseudococcidae, Hemiptera) (Annecke & Prinsloo, 1977).

Reference

Annecke, D.P. & Prinsloo, G.L. 1977. A new species of Allotropa Foerster (Hymenoptera:
Platygasteridae) parasitic in the citrus mealybug, Planococcus citri (Risso) (Homoptera:
Pseudococcidae), in South Africa. Journal of the Entomological Society of South Africa 40: 105–
108.

Buhl P. 2019. A new species of Allotropa Förster (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae), parasitoid of Delottococcus aberiae (De Lotto) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in South Africa. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 155: 59-64. https://doi.org/10.31184/M00138908.1551.3957

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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