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Profoenatopus van Achterberg

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

Profoenatopus van Achterberg, 2002. Type species: Stephanus elliotti Ceballos 1926


Profoenatopus elliotti (Ceballos, 1926) 


Profoenatopus paulyi (van Achterberg, 2002)

Distribution Profoenatopus paulyi_map


Biology Host: unknown.


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

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.

Ceballos, G. 1926. Estefanidos del Museo de Madrid (Hym. Stephanidae). Eos. 2(2):135-148.

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.



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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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