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Dyscritobaeus flavus Tortorici & Caleca

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

Dyscritobaeus flavus Tortorici & Caleca, 2016. Holotype in Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC). Type locality: Réserve Spéciale de Forét Dense de Dzanga-Sangha, 12.7 kilometers 326° NW Bayanga, Lowland Rainforest, 3°00.27'N, 16°11.55'E, 420m, Central African Republic.


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Distribution

Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Caleca V. & Mineo G. 1995. On the genus Dyscritobaeus Perkins, 1910 (Hymenoptera, Scelionidae).  Boll. Lab. Ent. Zool. agr. "Fillippo Silvestri" Portici 50 (1993): 9-21.

O’Connor, J.P. & Ashe, P. 2011. Three new species of Dyscritobaeus Perkins (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea, Scelionidae) from Mozambique. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 57(4): 343–349.

Tortorici, F., Caleca, V., van Noort, S., & Masner, L. 2016. Revision of Afrotropical Dyscritobaeus Perkins, 1910 (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae). Zootaxa 4178: 1-59. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4178.1.1

Credits

Photographs by Francesco Tortorici or Candice Owen © 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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