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Oreiscelio Kieffer

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

Oreiscelio Kieffer 1910. Type species: Oreiscelio sechellensis Kieffer, 1910

Identification key to femalesIdentification key to males

Oreiscelio aequalis Talamas, 2009 (Central African Republic)

Oreiscelio alluaudi (Risbec, 1950) (Madagascar)
 

Oreiscelio badius Talamas & Johnson, 2009 (Botswana)

 

Oreiscelio coracinus Talamas & Johnson, 2009 (Botswana, Cameroon, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe)

 

Oreiscelio cultrarius Talamas, 2009 (Tanzania)

 

Oreiscelio gryphus Talamas & Johnson, 2009 (Cameroon, Central African Republic)

 

Oreiscelio iommii Talamas, 2009 (South Africa)

 

Oreiscelio magnipennis Talamas, 2009 (Kenya, Uganda)

Oreiscelio majikununuensis van Noort, 2009 (Tanzania)

 

Oreiscelio megadontus Talamas, 2009 (Tanzania)

 

Oreiscelio naevus Talamas & Johnson, 2009 (Madagascar)

 

Oreiscelio paradoxus Talamas, 2009 (Uganda, Zimbabwe)

 

Oreiscelio rostratus Talamas & Masner, 2009 (Madagascar)

  Oreiscelio rugosus Sundholm, 1970 (South Africa)
 

Oreiscelio scapularis Talamas, 2009 (Madagascar)

  Oreiscelio sechellensis Kieffer, 1910 (Seychelles)

Oreiscelio turneri Nixon, 1933 (Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South
Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)
 

Oreiscelio zulu Talamas & Polaszek, 2009 (South Africa)

 

Oreiscelio zuzkae Talamas & Johnson, 2009 (Benin, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe).

Distribution

Afrotropical region: Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Yemen, Zimbabwe.

Biology

Unknown.

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.

Talamas, E.J., Johnson, N.F., van Noort, S., Masner, L., Polaszek, A. 2009. Revision of world species of the genus Oreiscelio Kieffer (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea, Platygastridae) Zookeys 6: 1-68.

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa) or © Elijah Talamas (Ohio State University).

  Next genus: Palpoteleia

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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