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Odontacolus madagascarensis Valerio & Austin

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

Odontacolus madagascarensis Valerio & Austin, 2013. Holotype in San Francisco (CASC). Type locality: Fianarantsoa Auto. Prov., Belle Vue trail, Ranomafana National Park, 21°15.99'S, 47°25.21'E, 1070m, Madagascar.


Holotype female OSUC 238728

Distribution

Madagascar.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

Kieffer, J.J. 1910. Diagnoses de nouveaux genres et de nouvelles espèces de Scélionides (Hym.) des îles Séchelles. Bull. Soc. Entomol. France 1910:292-294.

Valerio, A.A., Austin, A.D., Masner, L. & Johnson, N.F. 2013. Systematics of Old World Odontacolus Kieffer s.l. (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae s.l.): parasitoids of spider eggs. Zookeys 314 151. http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.314.3475

Credits

Photographs © Alejandro Valerio, Norman F. Johnson (Ohio State University).

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

 

Next genus: Oethecoctonus


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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