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Classification

Scelio sudanensis Ferrière

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

Scelio sudanensis Ferrière 1952. Holotype: in Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris. Type locality: Dogo (Sudan)

Junior synonym of Scelio zolotarevskyi Ferrière, 1930

Distribution

Sudan

Biology

Parasitoids of eggs of Locusta migratoria migratorioides.

References

Ferrière, C. 1952. Deux neouveaux parasites des oeufs de Locusta migratoria migratorioides en Afrique. Bull. Soc. Entomol. France 56:114-118.

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. http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.380.5755

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa)
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Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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