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Protelenomus anoplocnemidis (Ghesquière)

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

Epinomus anoplocnemidis Ghesquière, 1948: 325. Holotype in Musee Royal l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (RMCA). Type locality


Paratype (RMCA)


Non-type (Nigeria)


Distribution

Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa.

Biology

Egg parasitoid of Anoplocnemis curvipes (Coreidae) (Ghesquière, 1948; Risbec, 1950; Veenakumari et al 2019).

Reference

Ghesquière, J. 1948. Contribution à l’étude des Microhyménoptères du Congo belge. XII. Un Proctotrupien phorétique nouveau (Hym. Scelionidae). Revue de zoologie et de botanique africaines 40: 323–327.

Risbec, J. 1950. Contribution a l’étude des Proctotrupidae (Serphiidae). Pages 568–577. – In: Risbec, J., Travaux du Laboratoire d’Entomologie du Secteur Soudanis de Recherches agronomiques. Gouvernement Général de l’Afrique Occidentale Granéaise, Paris, 639 pp.

Veenakumari, K. & Notton, D. & Polaszek, A. 2019. World Revision of the Genus Protelenomus Kieffer (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae: Telenominae). Annales Zoologici 69: 381-406.  https://doi.org/10.3161/00034541ANZ2019.69.2.006

Credits

Photographs © Kamalanathan Veenakumari (National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bangalore).

Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa)


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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