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Oxyscelio lunae Burks

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

Oxyscelio lunae Burks, 2016. Holotype in The Natural History Museum, London (BMNH). Type locality: Nkoemvom, Cameroon.

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Distribution

 

HOL distribution map

Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Togo.

Biology

Unknown.

Reference

Burks RA, Masner L, Johnson NF, Austin AD. 2016. Systematics of the parasitic wasp genus Oxyscelio Kieffer (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae s.l.), part III: African fauna. ZooKeys 565: 2971.  doi:10.3897/zookeys.565.7185

Credits

Photographs Roger Burks (The Ohio State University).

 

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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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