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Macroteleia Westwood

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

Macroteleia Westwood 1935.

Type species: Macroteleia cleonymoides Westwood 1935.

Macroteleia species
  Macroteleia aethiops Nixon, 1931
  Macroteleia africana (Risbec, 1957)
  Macroteleia cleonymoides Westwood, 1835
  Macroteleia decaryi Risbec, 1950
  Macroteleia diegoi Risbec, 1956
  Macroteleia ethiopica Risbec, 1950
  Macroteleia flavigena Kieffer, 1910
  Macroteleia gracilicornis Dodd, 1920
  Macroteleia insularis (Risbec, 1957)
  Macroteleia longissima Ashmead, 1893
  Macroteleia mahensis Kieffer, 1910
  Macroteleia nebrija Nixon, 1931
  Macroteleia nigra Risbec, 1950
  Macroteleia nixoni Masner, 1976
  Macroteleia orithyla Nixon, 1931
  Macroteleia rubra (Risbec, 1950)
  Macroteleia stabilis Nixon, 1931
  Macroteleia versicolor Kieffer, 1910

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Distribution 

Afrotropical

Biology

 

Reference

Westwood, J. O. 1935. Characters  of new genera and species of hymenopterous insectes. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 3:51-54, 68-72.

Credits

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

 

Photographs by Candice Owen (Iziko South African Museum).

 

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

 

Next genus: Mantibaria


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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