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Sphecidae

Classification and checklist of Sand wasps, Cricket hunters, Mud daubers & Digger wasps of the Afrotropical region

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

  • Subfamily Ammophilinae

    • Genus Ammophila Kirby, 1798

    • Genus Parapsammophila Taschenberg, 1869

      • Parapsammophila consobrina (Arnold, 1928) (South Africa)

      • Parapsammophila errabunda (Kohl, 1901) (Ethiopia, Somalia)

      • Parapsammophila herero (Arnold, 1928) (Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe)

      • Parapsammophila ludovicus (F.Smith, 1856) (Angola, South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Parapsammophila ponderosa (Gerstaecker, 1871) (Kenya, Tanzania)

      • Parapsammophila testaceipes (R.Turner, 1918) (Tanzania)

      • Parapsammophila unguicularis (Kohl, 1901) (Mozambique)

    • Genus Podalonia Fernald, 1927

      • Podalonia canescens canescens (Dahlbom, 1843) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Madagascar, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Yemen)

        • Podalonia canescens madecassa (Kohl, 1909) (Aldabra Islands, Madagascar)

  • Subfamily Chloriontinae

    • Genus Chlorion Latreille, 1802

      • Chlorion funereum Gribodo, 1879 (Ethiopia)

      • Chlorion maxillosum maxillosum (Poiret, 1787) (Ethiopia, Libya, Somalia)

        • Chlorion maxillosum ciliatum (Fabricius, 1787) (Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, India, Kenya, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania)

      • Chlorion splendidum Fabricius, 1804 (Ethiopia, India, Madagascar, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan)

  • Subfamily Sceliphrinae

    • Tribe Sceliphrini Ashmead, 1899

      • Genus Chalybion Dahlbom, 1843

        • Chalybion bengalense (Dahlbom, 1845) (Hawaii, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Socotra, South Africa)

        • Chalybion bocandei bocandei Hensen, 1988 (Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierre Leone)

          • Chalybion bocandei aeronitens Hensen, 1988 (Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Chalybion bonneti Leclercq, 1966 (Madagascar)

        • Chalybion clypeatum (Fairmaire, 1858) (Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Mozambique, Tanzania)

          • Chalybion clypeatum lusingi (Leclercq, 1955) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

          • Chalybion clypeatum kiloensis (Leclercq, 1955) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Chalybion fuscum (Lepeletier, 1845) (Madagascar, Sri Lanka)

        • Chalybion gredleri (Kohl, 1918) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Chalybion japonicum (Gribodo, 1880) (China, Japan, Ryukyu Islands, South Korea, Tanzania, Thailand)

        • Chalybion kenyae Hensen, 1988 (Kenya)

        • Chalybion laevigatum (Kohl, 1888) (Botswana, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zanzibar)

        • Chalybion madecassum (Gribodo, 1883) (Madagascar, Seychelles Islands)

        • Chalybion mochii Hensen, 1988 (Kenya)

        • Chalybion parvulum Hensen, 1988 (Kenya)

        • Chalybion planatum (Arnold, 1951) (Ethiopia)

        • Chalybion ruficorne Hensen, 1988 (Central African Republic)

        • Chalybion schulthessirechbergi (Kohl, 1918) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Chalybion sommereni (R.Turner, 1920) (Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Tanzania)

        • Chalybion spinolae spinolae (Lepeletier, 1845) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia)

          • Chalybion spinolae rufopictum Magretti, 1884 (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Mali)

          • Chalybion spinolae saussurei (Kohl, 1918) (South Africa)

        • Chalybion tibiale (Fabricius, 1781) (South Africa)

        • Chalybion triangulum Hensen, 1988 (Central African Republic, Gambia, Togo)

      • Genus Sceliphron Klug, 1801

        • Sceliphron fistularium (Dahlbom, 1843) (Brazil, Colombia, Panama, South Africa)

        • Sceliphron fossuliferum fossuliferum (Gribodo, 1895) (Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda)

          • Sceliphron fossuliferum complex Kohl, 1918 (Gabon, Tanzania)

          • Sceliphron fossuliferum voeltzkowii Kohl, 1909 (Angola, Kenya, Tanzania)

        • Sceliphron fuscum Klug, 1801 (Madagascar, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Reunion, Seychelles)

        • Sceliphron leptogaster Cameron, 1905 (South Africa)

        • Sceliphron quartinae (Gribodo, 1884) (Angola, Ethiopia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Sceliphron spirifex (Linnaeus, 1758) (Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Islands, Czechoslovakia, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Italy, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Tanzania, Toscana, Turkey, Uganda)

  • Subfamily Sphecinae

    • Tribe: Prionychini Bohart and Menke, 1963

      • Genus Prionyx Van der Linden, 1827

        • Prionyx crudelis F.Smith, 1856 (Arabia, Bulgaria, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Greece, India, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Somalia, Tanzania, Turkey, Turkmenistan)

        • Prionyx funebris (Berland, 1926) (Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa)

        • Prionyx indus (Linneaus, 1758) (Angola, India, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Prionyx kirbii kirbii (Vander Linden, 1827) (Austria, Bulgaria, China, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dalmatia, Ethiopia, France, Greece,  Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, Libya, Morocco, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, South Africa, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan)

          • Prionyx kirbii marginatus (F.Smith, 1856) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania)

        • Prionyx subfuscatus albovillosulus Giordani Soika, 1942 (Somalia)

          • Prionyx subfuscatus rhodesianum (Arnold, 1936) (Zimbabwe)

          • Prionyx subfuscatus rukwaensis (Arnold, 1959) (Tanzania)

          • Prionyx sundewalli (Dahlbom, 1845) (South Africa)

        • Prionyx viduatus (Christ, 1791) (Afghanistan, Algeria, Cameroon, Canary Islands, China, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Greece, Guinea, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Malta, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Niger, Oman, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Africa, Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Western Sahara, Yemen)

          • Prionyx viduatus mocsaryi (Kohl, 1885)

    • Tribe Sphecini Latreille, 1802

      • Genus Isodontia Patton, 1880

        • Isodontia leonina (de Saussure, 1890) (Madagascar)

        • Isodontia longiventris (de Saussure, 1867) (Guinea, Tanzania)

        • Isodontia pelopoeiformis (Dahlbom, 1845) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, South Africa)

        • Isodontia simoni du Buysson, 1898 (Ethiopia, South Africa)

        • Isodontia stanleyi (Kohl, 1890) (Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa)

      • Genus Sphex Linnaeus, 1758

        • Sphex abyssinicus (Arnold, 1928) (Ethiopia)

        • Sphex argentatus Fabricius, 1787 (Australia, China, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, New Guinea, Philippines, Ryukyu Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Taiwan)

        • Sphex bohemanni Dahlbom, 1845 (South Africa, Tanzania)

        • Sphex caeruleanus Drury, 1773 (Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Sphex castaneipes Dahlbom, 1843 (South Africa)

        • Sphex decipiens decipiens Kohl, 1895 (South Africa)

          • Sphex decipiens meridionalis (Arnold, 1947) (Zambia)

        • Sphex fumicatus fumicatus Christ, 1791 (Argentinia, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, India, Kenya, Mozambique, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Turkey, Yemen)

          • Sphex fumicatus voeltzkowii Kohl, 1909 (Madagascar)

        • Sphex gaullei Berland, 1927 (Congo, Ethiopia)

        • Sphex haemorrhoidalis haemorrhoidalis Fabricius, 1781 (Angola, Cameroon, China, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe)

          • Sphex haemorrhoidalis kobrowi (Arnold, 1928) (South Africa)

          • Sphex haemorrhoidalis umtalicus Strand, 1916 (Zimbabwe)

        • Sphex incomptus incomptus Gerstaecker, 1871 (Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

          • Sphex incomptus anonymus Leclercq, 1955 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia)

        • Sphex jansei Cameron, 1910 (South Africa)

        • Sphex lanatus Mocsáry, 1883 (Central African Republic, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe)

        • Sphex malagassus de Saussure, 1890 (Madagascar)

        • Sphex mochii Giordani Soika, 1942 (Ethiopia)

        • Sphex neavei (Arnold, 1928) (Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Sphex nigrohirtus Kohl, 1895 (Cameroon, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Sphex observabilis (R.Turner, 1918) (Uganda)

        • Sphex rufiscutis (R.Turner, 1918) (Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Yemen, Zambia)

        • Sphex satanas Kohl, 1898 (Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Sphex schoutedeni Kohl, 1913 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Sphex stadelmanni stadelmanni Kohl, 1895 (South Africa)

          • Sphex stadelmanni integer (Arnold, 1928) (Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Sphex tomentosus Fabricius, 1787 (Angola, Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia,  Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Sphex torridus F.Smith, 1873 (Madagascar)

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CATALOG OF WORLD SPHECIDAE sensu lato (= Apoidea excluding bees) compiled by Wojciech J. Pulawski (California Academy of Sciences).

Credits

Photograph © Duncan Butchart.


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2018. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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