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Foenatopus Smith

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

Foenatopus Smith, 1860.

Type species: Stephanus indicus Westwood, 1841.

Foenatopus species 1

Foenatopus species 2

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Foenatopus species 4

Foenatopus species 5

Foenatopus albomaculatus Cameron, 1906 (Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Sudan, Zimbabwe)

 

Foenatopus alluaudi (Kieffer, 1904) (Madagascar)

 

Foenatopus alutaceus (Morley, 1917) (Zimbabwe)

 

Foenatopus arcuatus Kieffer,1911 (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Foenatopus berlandi (Benoit,1951) (Madagascar)

Foenatopus brevicollis (Enderlein,1901) (Togo)

Foenatopus brevipetiolatus (Enderlein,1901) (Cameroon)

Foenatopus burgeoni Benoit,1949 (Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania)

Foenatopus camerunus (Enderlein,1906) (Cameroon)

Foenatopus caudula Benoit,1983 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Foenatopus claripennis Elliott,1919 (Malawi)

Foenatopus collaris (Benoit,1951) (Madagascar)

Foenatopus congoensis Benoit,1949 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Foenatopus crassipes (Bischoff,1911) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Foenatopus david Benoit,1984 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Foenatopus decellei Benoit,1984 (Nigeria)

Foenatopus denticollis Benoit,1956 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Foenatopus equatorialis (Benoit,1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Foenatopus fernandopoensis Schulz,1906 (Bioko)

Foenatopus flavicollis Cameron,1912 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

 

Foenatopus flavomaculatus (Enderlein) (Cameroon)

 

Foenatopus fragilis Benoit,1949 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Foenatopus fuscidens (Kieffer,1911) (Cameroon)

Foenatopus globiceps (Enderlein,1901) (Cameroon)

Foenatopus gracilis (Kieffer,1910) (Cameroon)

Foenatopus insignis (Schletterer,1890) (South Africa)

Foenatopus katangensis Benoit,1984 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Foenatopus kisanganius Benoit,1949 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Foenatopus leucodon (Kieffer,1911) (Cameroon, Ivory Coast)

Foenatopus limbatus Benoit,1956 (Gabon)

Foenatopus longicaudatus (Benoit,1951) (Madagascar)

Foenatopus lueboensis Benoit,1949 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Foenatopus macrocephalicus (Benoit,1949) (Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast)

Foenatopus maniemanus Benoit,1956 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Foenatopus maynei Benoit,1956 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Foenatopus micans (Benoit,1951) (Madagascar)

Foenatopus mirei Benoit,1953 (Algeria, Chad)

Foenatopus nanus Benoit,1949 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

 

Foenatopus natalicus (Westwood) (Mozambique, South Africa)

 

Foenatopus oemidaphagus (Benoit,1951) (Kenya)

 

Foenatopus pentheri (Kieffer) (Angola, South Africa)

 

Foenatopus piceicornis Cameron,1912 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Foenatopus rothkirchi (Schulthess,1914) (Cameroon, Malawi)

Foenatopus rufocinctus Aguiar,2004 (Cameroon)

Foenatopus schlettereri (Enderlein,1901) (Cameroon)

Foenatopus schoutedeni Benoit,1949 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Foenatopus silvestris Benoit,1984 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Foenatopus simpsoni Kieffer,1911 (Nigeria)

Foenatopus szepligetii (Enderlein,1905) (Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Sierra Leone)

Foenatopus terebrellus (Enderlein,1901) (Cameroon)

Foenatopus tertianus (Morley,1917) (Cameroon, Zimbabwe)

Foenatopus tisiphone Benoit,1956 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Foenatopus togoensis (Stadelmann,1895) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Togo)

Foenatopus xylophilus Benoit,1984 (Ivory Coast)

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Distribution Worldwide.
Biology Parasitoids of wood-boring beetle larva (Coleoptera), mostly in the families Cerambycidae and Buprestidae, but also other families such as Curculionidae. Occasionally they are parasitoids of Hymenoptera (Siricidae).

References

Aguiar, A.P. 2004. World catalog of the Stephanidae (Hymenoptera: Stephanoidea). Zootaxa 753: 1–120.

Benoit, P.L.G. 1949. Les Stephanoidae (Hym.) du Congo belge. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 42(3–4): 285–294.

Benoit, P.L.G. 1951. Les Stephanides Malgaches (Hymen.-Terebr.). Mémoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar. A5(2):269-284.

Benoit, P.L.G. 1984. Stephanidae de l'Afrique occidentale et centrale (Hymenoptera). Revue de Zoologie Africaine. 98:215-228.

Cameron, P. 1906. Descriptions of new species of parasitic Hymenoptera, chiefly in the  collection of the South African Museum, Cape Town. Annals of the South African Museum 5: 17-225.

Cameron, P., 1912. On the Hymenoptera from Belgian Congo in the Congo Museum, Tervueren. Annales de la Societé Entomologique Belge 56: 357-401.

Ceballos, G. 1926. Estefanidos del Museo de Madrid (Hym. Stephanidae). Eos. 2(2):135-148.
Elliott, E.A. 1922. Monograph of the hymenopterous family Stephanidae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 3:705-831.

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. 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. & Grimaldi, D.A. 2004. The first Mesozoic stephanid wasp (Hymenoptera: Stephanidae). Journal of Paleontology. 78(6):1192-1197.
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.
Entomologist. 50:105-113.
Jurine, L. 1807. Nouvelle méthode de classer les Hyménoptères et les Diptères. 1. Hyménoptères. Geneva. J.J. Paschoud ed. 319 pp. (Ichneumonoidea in 1-51, 94-118, Index Alphabetcus, Tableau Comparatif, Pl. 1,2,3,8).

Kieffer, J.J. 1904. Description de Stéphanides et d'Evaniides nouveaux. Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle Metz (2e serie). 23(11):1-30.
Kieffer, J.J. 1904.
Stephanides. In: André E. (ed.) "Species des Hyménoptères d'Europe & d'Algérie. Tome 7." 748 pp. (Stephanidae pp. 471-490)

Mason, W.R.M. 1993. Superfamilies Evanioidea, Stephanoidea, Megalyroidea and Trigonalyoidea (pp. 510-520). In GOULET, H. & HUBER, J. (eds). Hymenoptera of the World: an identification guide to families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 668 pp.

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. 1889. Monographie der Hymenopteren-Gattung Stephanus Jur. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 33: 71–160. doi:10.1002/mmnd.18890330105

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 Brulle, Stephanus Jurine and Pseudomegischus gen. nov., with a key to the genera of the family Stephanidae (Hymenoptera: Stephanoidea). Zoologische verhandelingen 339: 3-206.

van Achterberg, C. & Quicke, D.L.J. 2006. Taxonomic notes on Old World Stephanidae (Hymenoptera): description of Parastephanellus matsumotoi sp. n. from Japan, redescription of Commatopus xanthocephalus (Cameron) and keys to the genera Profoenatopus van Achterberg and Megischus Brullé. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 149: 215–225, Figs. 1–16.

Westwood, J.O. 1874. Thesaurus entomologicus oxoniensis. Oxford. 205 pp. p. 128.

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