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Parabaeus armadillus Austin

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

Parabaeus armadillus Austin, 1990. Type in: Natural History Museum, London (NHMUK). Type locality: South Africa, Port St. Johns.


South Africa.




Austin, A.D. 1990. A revision of Old World Parabaeus Kieffer (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae), a group of highly modified apterous parsitoids inhabiting leaf litter. Invertebrate Taxonomy 3: 647-659.

Kieffer. J.J. 1910. Diagnoses de nouveaux genres et de nouvelles espèces de Scélionides (Hym.) des Iles Séchelles. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1910, 292-4.


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Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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