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Heptascelio Kieffer

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

Heptascelio Kieffer 1916. Type species: Heptascelio lugens Kieffer 1916.

Identification key to femalesIdentification key to males

Afrotropical species:

Heptascelio albipes Masner, van Noort & Johnson, 2008

 

Heptascelio anthonyi Masner & Johnson, 2008

 

Heptascelio aquilinus Masner & Johnson, 2008

 

Heptascelio dispar Masner & Johnson, 2008

Heptascelio lateralis Johnson, van Noort & Masner, 2008

 

Heptascelio noyesi Masner & Johnson, 2008

 

Heptascelio orarius Johnson & Masner, 2008

 

Heptascelio striatosternus Narendran & Ramesh Babu,1996

Heptascelio strigatus Masner, Johnson & van Noort, 2008

 

Heptascelio teres Johnson & Masner, 2008

 

Heptascelio watshami Masner & Johnson, 2008

Distribution

Afrotropical, Oriental.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

Johnson, N. F., Masner, L., Musetti, L., van Noort, S., Rajmohana K., Darling, D.C., Guidotti, A., Polaszek, A. 2008. Revision of world species of the genus Heptascelio Kieffer (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea, Platygastridae). Zootaxa 1776: 1-51.

Credits

Photographs 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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