HomeWasp classificationExpeditionsLinksFigWebBiodiversity ExplorerPermits

Wasps, bees and ants of Africa and Madagascar

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera)

Bioinformatics resource for wasps, bees and ants recorded from the Afrotropical biogeographical region (Africa south of the Sahara including Madagascar and smaller surrounding islands).

 

SUPERFAMILY

Apoidea

Apoidea

Chalcidoidea

Chalcidoidea

Ceraphronoidea

Ceraphronoidea

Chrysidoidea

Chrysidoidea

Cynipoidea

Cynipoidea

Evanioidea

Evanioidea

Ichneumonoidea

Ichneumonoidae

Megalyroidea

Megalyroidea

Orussoidea

Orussoidea

Platygastroidea

Platygastroidea

Proctotrupoidea

Proctotrupoidea

Siricoidea

Siricoidea

Stephanoidea

Stephanoidea

Tenthredinoidea

Tenthredinoidea

Trigonalioidea

Vespoidea

Vespoidea

 

 Wonderful World of Wasps exhibition

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Pycnostigminae

Pycnostigminae recently revised

Chrysis splendens

Chrysis splendens

Eusandalum

Eusandalum

Khoikhoiinae

Khoikhoiinae endemic South African subfamily

Solenura_carinatus

Solenura carinatus

Megalyridia

Megalyridia

endemic South African genus

Chalinus_braunsi

Chalinus braunsi

Rhoophilus_loewi

Rhoophilus loewi

Biology of this endemic South African genus recently unravelled

Agaon_Kiellandi

Agaon kiellandi

Crossogaster inusitata

Tanaostigmodes tambotis

Sapygina lobengulae

Ampulex bredoi

Trigonalys

 

 Classification of Afrotropical wasps

 

 

  Identification keys

 

 Afrotropical_Hymenoptera_book

 Proposed book on Afrotropical Hymenoptera

 

 

 Collecting permits

 

 

 Collecting expeditions

 

 

 World wasps

  Links to hymenopteran web sites

 

 

An initiative funded in part by the South African National Research Foundation

under grant numbers GUN 2068865 and GUN 2069377, and by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DEB 0614764.

 

Chrysis_splendens

 Credits

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums)


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

Copyright 2004-2014 Iziko Museums of South Africa

customisable counter