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Classification

Scelio africanus Risbec

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

Scelio africanus Risbec 1950. Holotype: in Museum National d'Histoire Naturellle, Paris. Type locality: *.

Junior synonym of Scelio afer Kieffer, 1905

Distribution

 

Biology

Host: unknown

References

Risbec, J. 1950. Contribution à l'étude des Proctotrupidae (Serphiidae). Proctotrupidés des la Section technique d'Agricultures tropicale (A.O.F.) et Proctotrupidés du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (Afrique et Colonies françaises). Travaux du Laboratoire d'Entomologie du Secteur Soudanais de Recherches Agronomiques, Gouvernement Générale de l'Afrique Occidentale Françaises. 639 pp.

Yoder, M., Valerio, A., Polaszek, A., van Noort, S., Masner, L., Johnson, N. 2014. Monograph of the Afrotropical species of Scelio Latreille (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae), egg parasitoids of acridid grasshoppers (Orthoptera, Acrididae). ZooKeys 380: 1-188. (doi: 10.3897/zookeys.380.5755).

Credits

 
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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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