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Paniscomima Enderlein

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Vespoidea; Family: Rhopalosomatidae)

Paniscomima Enderlein 1904.

Identification keys

Paniscomima bekilyi (Berland, 1951)
  Paniscomima curta Townes, 1977
  Paniscomima erlangeriana Enderlein, 1904
  Paniscomima kilombero Lohrmann, 2011
  Paniscomima mulanje Lohrmann, 2011
Paniscomima rufoantennata (Berland, 1951)

Paniscomima seyrigi (Berland, 1951)

Distribution

Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe.

Also Oriental region.

Biology

Unknown.

References

Berland, L. 1951. Note sur L’existence  Madagascar de Rhopalosomidae (Hymenoptres Aculeates). Mémoires de l’Institut Scientifique de Madagascar. Serie A. Biologie Animale 5: 295–303.

Brues, C. T. 1926. Note on the Hymenopterous family Rhopalosomatidae. Psyche 33: 18–19.

Enderlein, G. 1904. Paniscomima, eine neue von Herrn Baron von Erlanger aufgefundene Rhopalosomiden-Gattung. Zoologischer Anzeiger 27: 464–466.

Gauld, I. D. 1995. Chapter 14.6. Rhopalosomatidae. In Hanson, P. E. & Gauld I. D. (eds). The Hymenoptera of Costa Rica. Oxford University Press, New York.

Guidotti, A. E. 1999. Systematics of little known parasitic wasps of the family Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea). M.Sc. Thesis, University of Toronto, Canada.

Guidotti, A. E. 2007. A revision of the wasp genus Paniscomima (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae) and a proposal of phylogenetic relationships among species. Invertebrate Systematics 21: 297–309.

Lohrmann, V. 2011. A revision of the Paniscomima of the African Subregion with the description of two new species from Malawi and Tanzania (Hymenoptera, Rhopalosomatidae). Zoosyst. Evol. 87 (2): 371–378. DOI 10.1002/zoos.201100014.

Townes, H. 1977. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the Entomological Institute 15: 1-34.

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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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