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Dicroscelio Kieffer

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

Dicroscelio Kieffer 1913. Type species: Antroscelio lucifugax Kieffer 1913. Synonyms: Aegyptoscelio Priesner, Afroscelio Risbec, Anteromorpha Dodd 1913 (Type species: Anteromorpha australica Dodd), Govinda Nixon.

 

Dicroscelio abdominalis (Sundholm, 1970)

 

Dicroscelio africanus (Risbec, 1953)

 

Dicroscelio dubiosus (Perkins, 1910)

 

Dicroscelio ferrierei (Masner, 1958)

 

Diroscelio flavipes Kieffer, 1913

 

Dicroscelio incertus (Nixon, 1933)

 

Dicroscelio latus (Sundholm, 1970)

 

Dicroscelio nonus (Nixon, 1933)

 

Dicroscelio obscurus (Sundholm, 1970)

 

Dicroscelio poussi (Risbec, 1956)

 

Dicroscelio reus (Nixon, 1933)

 

Dicroscelio ueleensis (Risbec, 1958)

 

Dicroscelio undinus (Nixon, 1933)

Distribution

Worldwide, but most diverse in the Afrotropical and Oriental regions.

Biology

Host: unknown

References

Dodd, A. P. 1913. Australian Hymenoptera Proctotrypoidea. No. 1. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 37:130-181.

Kieffer, J.J. 1913b. Proctotrupidae, Cynipidae et Evaniidae, in Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911-1912). Résultants scientifiques. Hymenoptera 1:1-35.

Yoder, M.J., A.A. Valerio, L. Masner & N.F. Johnson. 2009. Identity and synonymy of Dicroscelio Kieffer and description of Axea, a new genus from tropical Africa and Asia (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea, Platygastridae). Zootaxa 2003: 1-45.

Credits

Photographs by Candice Owen © (Iziko South African Museum).
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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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