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Guigliana Betrem

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Vespoidea; Family: Scoliidae; Subfamily: Scoliinae; Tribe: Campsomerini)

Guigliana Betrem, 1967.


Subgenus Guigliana Betrem, 1967

  Guigliana (Guigliana) aliena aliena (Klug, 1832) (Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia,
Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan. Also in Palaearctic region).

Guigliana (Guigliana) aliena tanganyikensis Bertrem, 1972 (Kenya, Mozambique, Zimbabwe)

Subgenus Hexelis Betrem, 1972


Guigliana (Hexelis) hexensis Bertrem, 1971 (South Africa)

Subgenus Malagaselis Betrem, 1972

Guigliana (Malagaselis) elliotiana (de Saussure, 1891) (Madagascar)


Afrotropical and Palaearctic regions.


External parasitoids of beetle larvae (mostly Scarabaeidae) that live in soil or decaying vegetable matter.


Betrem, J.G. & Bradley, J.C. 1972. The African Campsomerinae (Hymenoptera, Scoliidae). Monografieën van de Nederlandse Entomologische Vereniging 6: 1-326.

Bradley, J.C. 1959. The Scoliidae of Africa. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 23: 331-362.

Brothers, D.J. & Finnamore A.T. 1993. Superfamily Vespoidea (pp. 161-278). In GOULET, H. & HUBER, J. (eds). Hymenoptera of the World: an identification guide to families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 668 pp.

Madl, M. 2018. A preliminary catalogue of the Hymenoptera (Insecta) of the Republic of Djibouti, Linzer biologische Beiträge 50: 907-967.


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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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