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Classification

Scelio parapulchripennis Yoder

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

Scelio parapulchripennis Yoder, 2009. Holotype: in CASC, San Francisco. Type locality: Andohahela N.P., Tsimelahy, 24°56.21’S 46°37.60’E, 180m, Madagascar.

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Distribution

Madagascar.

Link to distribution MAP (Hymenoptera online database).

Biology

Emerged from ootheca of Acrotylus patruelis (Herrich-Schäffer) (Orthoptera: Acrididae, Oedipodinae); emerged from Oedaleus virgula (Snellen van Vollenhoven) (Orthoptera: Acrididae, Oedipodinae).

Reference

Yoder, M., Valerio, A., Polaszek, A., Masner, L., Johnson, N. 2009. Revision of Scelio pulchripennis-group species (Hymenoptera, Platygastroidea, Platygastridae). ZooKeys 20: 53-118. (doi: 10.3897/zookeys.20.205).

Credits

Photographs © Matt Yoder.
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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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