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Odontacolus Kieffer

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

 

Odontacolus Kieffer, 1910. Type species: Odontacolus longiceps Kieffer, 1910.

Cyphacolus Priesner, 1951. (Synonymy by Valerio et al. 2013).

Odontacolus africanus Valerio & Austin, 2013 (Congo, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

Odontacolus anningae Valerio & Austin, 2013 (Cameroon)

 

Odontacolus copelandi (Valerio, Masner & Austin, 2010) (Kenya, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Thailand)

 

Odontacolus diazae (Valerio, Masner & Austin, 2010) (Kenya)

Odontacolus guineensis Valerio & Austin, 2013 (Guinea)

 

Odontacolus harteni (Valerio, Masner & Austin, 2010) (Yemen, Ivory Coast, Pakistan)

Odontacolus jacksonae Valerio & Austin, 2013 (Cameroon, Guinea, Madagascar)
 

Odontacolus leblanci (Valerio, Masner & Austin, 2010) (Guinea)

Odontacolus longiceps Kieffer, 1910 (Seychelles)
 

Odontacolus lucianae (Valerio, Masner & Austin, 2010) (Ivory Coast, Madagascar, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe)

Odontacolus madagascarensis Valerio & Austin, 2013 (Madagascar)

 

Odontacolus normani (Valerio, Masner & Austin, 2010) (India, United Arab Emirates)

 

Odontacolus watshami (Valerio, Masner & Austin, 2010) (Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

Odontacolus zimi Valerio & Austin, 2013 (Madagascar)
Odontacolus species (Kenya)

Distribution

Afrotropical, Australasian, Oriental regions.

Biology

Endoparasitoids of spider eggs (Clubionidae and Salticidae).

References

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), or photographs © Robert Copeland (ICIPE).

Map illustration © 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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