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Protelenomus gajadanta Veenakumari

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

Protelenomus gajadanta Veenakumari, 2019. Holotype in Ottawa (CNCI). Type locality: Angnodedon, Ivory Coast.

Distribution

Ivory Coast.

Biology

Egg parasitoid of Pseudotheraptus devastans Distant (Heteroptera: Coreidae) on avocado (Persea americana Miller, Lauraceae) (Veenakumari et al 2019).

Reference

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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