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Cremastobaeus Ashmead

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

Cremastobaeus Ashmead, 1893. Type species: Cremastobaeus bicolor Ashmead, 1893, by original designation.

Cremastobaeus species (Kenya)

Distribution

Afrotropical, Australasian, Nearctic, Neotropical and Oriental regions.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Ashmead WH. 1893. A monograph of the North American Proctotrypidae. Bull Entomol Soc Am. 45:1472.

Johnson, N. F. 1992. Catalog of world Proctotrupoidea excluding Platygastridae. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 51: 1-825.

Masner, L. 1976. Revisionary notes and keys to world genera of Scelionidae (Hymenoptera: Proctotrupoidea). Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 97: 1-87.

Kamalanathan V & Mohanraj P. 2017. The genus Cremastobaeus Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae: Cremastobaeini) from India. Journal of Natural History. 51: 1989-2056.

Mineo G. 2015. On the genus Cremastobaeus Ashmead, 1893 with descriptions of two new species (Hymenoptera, Platygastroidea, Scelionidae). Ann Mus civ stor nat Giacomo Doria. 107: 205212.

Credits

Photographs Robert Copeland (ICIPE)

Map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

 

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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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