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Scelio Latreille

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

 

Scelio Latreille 1805. Type species: Scelio rugosulus Latreille 1810.

Lepidoscelio Kieffer, 1905. Type species: Lepidoscelio fuscipennis Kieffer 1905. (Synonymy by Yoder et al., 2014)

Scelio ernstii species-group (Afrotropical species)

Scelio albatus Yoder, 2014

Scelio aphares Yoder, 2014

Scelio ardelio Yoder, 2014

Scelio bayanga Yoder, 2014

Scelio chapmanni Nixon, 1958

Scelio copelandi Yoder, 2014

Scelio dupondi Yoder, 2014

Scelio exophthalmus Yoder, 2014

Scelio janseni Yoder, 2014

Scelio mauriticanus Risbec, 1950

Scelio phaeoprora Yoder, 2014

Scelio taylori Nixon, 1958

Scelio howardi species-group (Afrotropical species)
"Brown" sub-group

Scelio balo Valerio & Yoder, 2014

Scelio bubulo Yoder, 2014

Scelio cano Yoder, 2014

Scelio crepo Yoder, 2014
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Scelio exaratus (Kieffer, 1910)

Scelio gemo Yoder, 2014

Scelio grunnio Yoder, 2014

Scelio latro Yoder, 2014

Scelio mutio Yoder, 2014

Scelio susurro Yoder, 2014

Scelio tono Yoder, 2014

Scelio tristis Nixon, 1958

"White" sub-group

Scelio fremo Valerio & Yoder, 2014

Scelio howardi Crawford, 1910

Scelio igland Yoder, 2014

Scelio ructo Yoder, 2014

Scelio scomma Yoder, 2014

Scelio ululo Yoder, 2014

Scelio zolotarevskyi Ferrière, 1930

Unplaced howardi group species

Scelio destico Yoder, 2014

Scelio effervesco Yoder, 2014

Scelio memorabilis Yoder, 2014

Scelio philippinensis Ashmead 

Scelio pipilo Yoder, 2014

Scelio ipomea species-group (Afrotropical species)

Scelio aurantium Yoder, 2014

Scelio impostor Yoder, 2014

Scelio ipomeae Risbec, 1950

Scelio ntchisii Yoder, 2014

Scelio somaliensis Yoder, 2014

Scelio transtrum Yoder, 2014

Scelio irwini species-group (Afrotropical species)

Scelio harinhalai Yoder, 2014

Scelio irwini Yoder, 2014

Scelio obscuripennis Johnson, 2014

Scelio parkeri Yoder, 2014

Scelio pulchripennis species-group (Afrotropical species)

Scelio antorides Nixon, 1958

Scelio baoli Risbec, 1950

Scelio corion Nixon, 1958

Scelio habilis Nixon, 1958

Scelio leipo Yoder, 2009

Scelio marbis Nixon, 1958

Scelio masneri Yoder, 2009

Scelio nitens Brues, 1906

Scelio paranitens Yoder, 2009

Scelio parapulchripennis Yoder, 2009

Scelio poecilopterus Priesner, 1951

Scelio pulchripennis Brues, 1906

Scelio turbidus Yoder, 2009

Scelio variegatus Kozlov & Kononova, 1990

Scelio simoni species-group (Afrotropical species)

Scelio simoni Yoder, 2014

Scelio simonolus Yoder, 2014

Scelio vannoorti Valerio & Yoder, 2014

Scelio walkeri species-group (Afrotropical species)

Scelio afer Kieffer, 1905  tiffs

Scelio apospastos Yoder, 2014

Scelio clypeatus Yoder, 2014

Scelio concavus Yoder, 2014

Scelio erugatus Yoder, 2014

Scelio modulus Yoder, 2014

Scelio pilosilatus Yoder, 2014

Scelio quasiclypeatus Yoder, 2014

Scelio remaudierei Ferrière, 1952

Scelio retifrons Yoder, 2014

Scelio striatus Priesner, 1951

Scelio tritus Yoder, 2014

Scelio species: some non-Afrotropical species

Scelio elongatus Kieffer, 1908

Scelio flavicoxis Kieffer, 1905

Scelio fuscicoxis Kieffer, 1905

 

Scelio nakhlensis Priesner, 1951

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Egg parasitoids of Orthoptera.

References

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

Latreille, P.A. 1805. Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière des crustacés et des insectes. Vol. 13. F. Dufart, Paris. 432 pp.

Latreille, P.A. 1810. Considérations générales sur l'ordre naturel des animaux composant les classes des Crustacés, des Arachnides, et des Insectes. F. Schoell, Paris. 444 pp.

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).

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 © Matt Yoder or © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa)
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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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