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Classification

Scelio obscuripennis Johnson

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

 

Scelio obscuripennis Johnson, 2014 = Lepidoscelio fuscipennis Kieffer, 1905 (nec Scelio fuscipennis Ashmead, 1887)

Lepidoscelio fuscipennis Kieffer 1905. Holotype: in Museum National d'Histoire Naturellle, Paris. Type locality: Diego-Suarez (Madagascar).

Distribution

Madagascar

Biology

Host: unknown

References

Kieffer, J. L. 1905. Description de nouveaux Prototrypides exotiques. Ann. Soc. Scient. Bruxelles 29: 95-142.

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

Photographs Simon van Noort (Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris)
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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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