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Afromegisches van Achterberg

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Stephanoidea; Family: Stephanidae; Subfamily: Stephaninae)

Afromegisches van Achterberg,  2002. Type species: Stephanus pachylomerus Schletterer 1889.

 

Afromegischus pachylomerus (Schletterer, 1889)

 

Afromegischus tibiator (Schletterer, 1889)

Distribution

Afrotropical region: Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast,  Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Tanzania, Yemen.

Biology Host: unknown.

References

Benoit, P.L.G. 1984. Stephanidae de l'Afrique occidentale et centrale (Hymenoptera). Revue de Zoologie Africaine. 98:215-228.
Benoit, P.L.G. 1949. Les Stephanoidae (Hym.) du Congo belge. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines. 42:285-294.
Ceballos, G. 1926. Estefanidos del Museo de Madrid (Hym. Stephanidae). Eos. 2(2):135-148.
Dalla Torre, C.G. de. 1901. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol.III: Trigonalidae, Megalyridae, Stephanidae, Ichneumonidae, Agriotypidae, Evaniidae, Pelecinidae. Guilelmi Engelmann. 1901:1-544.
Elliott, E.A. 1922. Monograph of the hymenopterous family Stephanidae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 3:705-831.
Enderlein, G. 1905. Über die Klassifikation der Stephaniden. Zoologischer Anzeiger. 28:473-477.
Enderlein, G. 1901. Neue Evaniiden, Stephaniden, Mutilliden (Apterogyna), Proctotrupiden und Chalcididen, mit einer Bestimmungstabelle der africanischen Stephaniden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte. 1(3):187-220.
Engel, M.S. and Grimaldi, D.A. 2004. The first Mesozoic stephanid wasp (Hymenoptera: Stephanidae). Journal of Paleontology. 78(6):1192-1197.
Engel, M.S. 2005. The crown wasp genus Electrostephanus (Hymenoptera: Stephanidae): Discovery of the female and a new species. Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne. 74(3):317-332.
Engel, M.S. & Ortega-Blanco, J. 2008. The fossil crown wasp Electrostephanus petiolatus Brues in Baltic Amber (Hymenoptera, Stephanidae): designation of a neotype, revised classification, and a key to amber Stephanidae. ZooKeys. 4:55-64.
Kieffer, J.J. 1904. Stephanides. In: André E. (ed.) "Species des Hyménoptères d'Europe & d'Algérie. Tome 7." 748 pp. (Stephanidae pp. 471-490)
Kohl, F.F. 1907. Zoologische Ergebnisse der Expedition der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften nach südarabien und Sokota im Jahre 1898-1899. Denkschriften der Akademie der Wissenschaften Math. Naturw. Wien. 71:169-301. Hymenopteren Südarabiens. Ichneumonidae & Braconidae in pp.286-295, Tabel XI.
Madl, M. 1991. Zur Kenntnis der paläarktischen Stephanidae (Hymenoptera, Stephanoidea). Entomofauna. 12(9):117-126.
Masnadi-Yazdinejad, A. & Lotfalizadeh, H. 2009. Rediscovery of Afromegischus gigas (Schletterer, 1889) (Hymenoptera: Stephanidae) from Iran. North-Western Journal of Zoology. 5(1):8-15.
Morley, C. 1917. Some Stephanidae: with descriptions of new species. Entomologist. 50:105-113.
Morley, C. 1917. Some Stephanidae: with descriptions of new species. Entomologist. 50: 33-36.
Schletterer, A. 1890. Monographie der Gattung Stephanus Jur. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift. 33(1889): 71-160.
Schletterer, A. 1890. Hymenopterologisches. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift. 33(1889): 293-298.

Yu D.S., van Achterberg, K., Horstmann, K. 2011. World Ichneumonoidea 2011. Taxonomy, biology, morphology and distribution. Available from Vancouver, Canada: Taxapad. www.taxapad.com

van Achterberg, C. 2002. A revision of the Old World species of Megischus Brullé, Stephanus Jurine and Pseudomegischus gen. nov., with a key to the genera of the family Stephanidae (Hymenoptera: Stephanoidea). Zoologische Verhandelingen Leiden. 339. 206 pp.

Credits

 
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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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