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Chakra Rajmohana & Veenakumari

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

Chakra Rajmohana & Veenakumari, 2014. Type species: .

1. Chakra sp., male (OSUC 170290), head and mesosoma, dorsal view. 2. Chakra sp., female (OSUC 261908), head and mesosoma, dorsal view. 3. Chakra sp., male (OSUC 170291), head and mesosoma, lateral view. 4. Chakra sp., female (OSUC 261908), head and mesosoma, lateral view. 5. Chakra sp., male (OSUC 170291), head and pronotum, anterolateral view. 6. Chakra sp., female (OSUC 261908), head and mesosoma, anterolateral view. Scale bars in millimeters.

Distribution

Afrotropical, Oriental, Palaearctic regions.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Rajmohana, K. & Veenakumari, K. 2014. Chakra, a new genus of Scelioninae (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) from India, along with description of a new species. Zootaxa 3821: 285-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3821.2.9

Talamas EJ, Thompson J, Cutler A, Fitzsimmons Schoenberger S, Cuminale A, Jung T, Johnson NF, Valerio AA, Smith AB, Haltermann V, Alvarez E, Schwantes C, Blewer C, Bodenreider C, Salzberg A, Luo P, Meislin D, Buffington ML 2017. An online photographic catalog of primary types of Platygastroidea (Hymenoptera) in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. In: Talamas EJ, Buffington ML (Eds) Advances in the Systematics of Platygastroidea. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 56: 187224. https://doi.org/10.3897/jhr.56.10774

Credits

Photographs Elijah Talamas.


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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