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Aphelinidae

Classification and checklist of Afrotropical aphelinid wasps

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

  • Subfamily APHELININAE

    • Genus Aphelinus Dalman, 1820   

      • Aphelinus abdominalis (Dalman, 1820) (worldwide)

      • Aphelinus albipodus Hayat & Fatima, 1992 (Afrotropical: Chad, South Africa; Holarctic, Nearctic, Neotropics, North Africa, Oriental, Palearctic)

      • Aphelinus asychis Walker, 1839 (Afrotropical: Angola; worldwide except Australasian)

      • Aphelinus engaeus Prinsloo & Neser, 1994 (Angola)

      • Aphelinus ficusae Prinsloo & Neser, 1994 (South Africa)

      • Aphelinus mali (Haldeman, 1851) (worldwide)

      • Aphelinus mariscusae (Risbec, 1957) (Kenya, Madagascar, Réunion)

      • Aphelinus minutus (Meunier, 1905) (Tanzania)

      • Aphelinus paoliellae Viggiani, 1987 (Angola)

      • Aphelinus paramali Zehavi & Rosen, 1989 (Angola, Israel)

      • Aphelinus subflavescens (Westwood, 1837) (Afrotropical: South Africa; worldwide except Australasian)

    • Genus Aphytis Howard, 1900   

      • Aphytis aberrans Prinsloo & Neser, 1994 (Uganda)

      • Aphytis acrenulatus DeBach & Rosen, 1976 (Italy, Mauritius)

      • Aphytis africanus Quednau, 1964 (Afrotropical: Mozambique, South Africa; Holarctic, Middle East, Palearctic)

      • Aphytis anneckei DeBach & Rosen, 1976 (Kenya, South Africa)

      • Aphytis bedfordi Rosen & DeBach, 1979 (South Africa)

      • Aphytis capensis DeBach & Rosen, 1976 (South Africa)

      • Aphytis cercinus Compere, 1955 (Namibia, South Africa)

      • Aphytis chilensis Howard, 1900 (Afrotropical: South Africa; worldwide except Australasian)

      • Aphytis chrysomphali (Mercet, 1912) (worldwide)

      • Aphytis coheni DeBach, 1960 (Afrotropical: South Africa; Neotropical, Nearctic, Palaearctic)

      • Aphytis comperei DeBach & Rosen, 1976 (Afrotropical: South Africa; Nearctic, Neotropical, Oriental)

      • Aphytis confusus DeBach & Rosen, 1976 (China, South Africa)

      • Aphytis diaspidis (Howard, 1881) (wordwide)

      • Aphytis equatorialis Rosen & DeBach, 1979 (Ivory Coast, South Africa)

      • Aphytis erythraeus (Silvestri, 1915) (Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Africa)

      • Aphytis faurei Annecke, 1964 (South Africa)

      • Aphytis fisheri DeBach, 1959 (India, Japan, Myanmar, Pakistan, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand)

      • Aphytis funicularis Compere, 1955 (South Africa)

      • Aphytis griseus Quednau, 1964 (South Africa)

      • Aphytis hispanicus (Mercet, 1912) (Afrotropical: South Africa; worldwide except Australasian)

      • Aphytis holoxanthus DeBach, 1960 (Afrotropical: South Africa, worldwide except Australasian)

      • Aphytis lepidosaphes Compere, 1955 (Afrotropical: South Africa, worldwide except Australasian)

      • Aphytis lingnanensis Compere, 1955 (worldwide)

      • Aphytis melinus DeBach, 1959 (worldwide)

      • Aphytis merceti Compere, 1955 (South Africa)

      • Aphytis mimosae DeBach & Rosen, 1976 (Ethiopia, South Africa)

      • Aphytis mytilaspidis (Le Baron, 1870) (worldwide)

      • Aphytis paramaculicornis DeBach & Rosen, 1976 (India, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, U.S.A.)

      • Aphytis phoenicis DeBach & Rosen, 1976 (Israel, Saudi Arabia)

      • Aphytis pilosus DeBach & Rosen, 1976 (South Africa)

      • Aphytis proclia (Walker, 1839) (Afrotropical: South Africa, worldwide except Australasian)

      • Aphytis riyadhi DeBach, 1979 (Saudi Arabia)

      • Aphytis rolaspidis DeBach & Rosen, 1976 (South Africa)

      • Aphytis roseni DeBach & Gordh, 1974 (Kenya, Peru, Uganda)

      • Aphytis secundus (Compere, 1936) (worldwide except Australasian)

      • Aphytis setosus DeBach & Rosen, 1976 (South Africa)

      • Aphytis taylori Quednau, 1964 (South Africa)

      • Aphytis vastus Prinsloo & Neser, 1994 (Namibia)

    • Genus Centrodora Förster, 1878   

      • Centrodora crocata Annecke & Insley, 1972 (South Africa)

      • Centrodora homopterae (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

      • Centrodora penthimiae Annecke, 1965 (South Africa)

    • Genus Marietta Motschulsky, 1863   

      • Marietta asaphia Annecke & Insley, 1972 (South Africa) 

      • Marietta busckii (Howard, 1907) (Haiti, Kenya, Lesser Antilles, Malawi, Puerto Rico)

      • Marietta connecta Compere, 1936 (Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa)

      • Marietta hispida Annecke & Insley, 1972 (South Africa) 

      • Marietta intermedia Annecke & Insley, 1972 (South Africa) 

      • Marietta leopardina Motschulsky, 1863 (Afrotropical: Democratic Republic of Congo, Gambia, Guinea - Bissau, Kenya, Madagascar, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland; Neotropical, Palaearctic)

      • Marietta marchali Mercet, 1929 (Madagascar, Senegal, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

      • Marietta nebulosa Annecke & Insley, 1972 (South Africa) 

      • Marietta taeniola Annecke & Insley, 1972 (South Africa) 

    • Genus Samariola Hayat, 1983

      • Samariola camerounensis Hayat, 1983 (Cameroon, Uganda)

  • Subfamily COCCOPHAGINAE

    • Genus Coccobius Ratzeburg, 1852   

      • Coccobius binotatus Prinsloo, 1995 (South Africa)

      • Coccobius capensis Prinsloo, 1995 (South Africa)

      • Coccobius costulatus Prinsloo, 1995 (South Africa)

      • Coccobius cussoniae (Risbec, 1957) (Madagascar, USSR)

      • Coccobius diaspidis (Howard, 1907) (South Africa)

      • Coccobius euphorbiae (Risbec, 1957) (Madagascar)

      • Coccobius graminis Prinsloo, 1995 (South Africa)

      • Coccobius ineditus Prinsloo, 1995 (South Africa)

      • Coccobius lucaris Prinsloo, 1995 (South Africa)

      • Coccobius paolii (Mercet, 1927) (Somalia)

      • Coccobius pullus Prinsloo, 1995 (Namibia, South Africa)

      • Coccobius reticulatus (Compere & Annecke, 1961) (India, Oman, Pakistan)

      • Coccobius seminotus (Silvestri, 1915) (Eritrea, Mauritius, Thailand, Uganda)

      • Coccobius subflavus (Annecke & Insley, 1970) (Kenya, Mauritius, Tanzania, Thailand)

    • Genus Coccophagus Westwood, 1833   

      • Coccophagus adumbratus Annecke & Insley, 1970 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus adustus (Annecke & Prinsloo, 1976) (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus aethochreus Annecke & Insley, 1974 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus africanus Risbec, 1956 (Cameroon)

      • Coccophagus albusus Annecke & Insley, 1974 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus amblydon Compere, 1937 (Uganda)

      • Coccophagus angolensis Annecke & Insley, 1974 (Angola)

      • Coccophagus anthracinus Compere, 1925 (India, South Africa, U.S.A.)

      • Coccophagus apricus Annecke & Insley, 1970 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus argocoxa Annecke & Insley, 1974 (Uganda)

      • Coccophagus atratus Compere, 1926 (India, South Africa)

      • Coccophagus baldassarii Compere, 1931 (Brazil, Eritrea, U.S.A.)

      • Coccophagus bartletti Annecke & Insley, 1974 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus basalis Compere, 1939 (Brazil, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, U.S.A.)

      • Coccophagus berzeliae Annecke & Insley, 1974 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus bivittatus Compere, 1931 (Argentina, Egypt, India, Israel, Italy, South Africa)

      • Coccophagus capensis Compere, 1931 (Australia, Chile, Italy, South Africa, U.S.A.)

      • Coccophagus catherinae Annecke, 1964 (Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland)

      • Coccophagus ceroplastae (Howard, 1895) (worldwide)

      • Coccophagus clavellatus Compere, 1931 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus coccidarum (Ghesquière, 1949) (Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Coccophagus comperei Mercet, 1932 (Niger)

      • Coccophagus conditus Annecke & Insley, 1974 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus coracinus Compere, 1940 (Kenya, Uganda)

      • Coccophagus cowperi Girault, 1917 (Afrotropical: South Africa; worldwide except Australasian)

      • Coccophagus croconotus (Waterston, 1917) (Ghana)

      • Coccophagus cryptus Annecke & Insley, 1974 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus diachraceus Annecke & Insley, 1974 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus eleaphilus Silvestri, 1915 (Eritrea, Morocco, Seychelles, South Africa, U.S.A., Uganda)

      • Coccophagus fasciatus Annecke & Insley, 1970 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus flaviceps Compere, 1931 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus flavidus Compere, 1940 (Kenya, Uganda)

      • Coccophagus gahani Annecke & Insley, 1974 (Kenya, South Africa)

      • Coccophagus ghesquierei Hayat, 1987 (Congo)

      • Coccophagus gondolae (Castel-Branco, 1951)  (Mozambique)

      • Coccophagus graminis Annecke & Insley, 1974 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus gurneyi Compere, 1929 (Afrotropical: Kenya, South Africa; worldwide except Australasian and Oriental)

      • Coccophagus impensus Annecke & Insley, 1974 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus isipingoensis Compere, 1931 (South Africa, Uganda)

      • Coccophagus lepidus Compere, 1931 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus longifasciatus Howard, 1907 (Afrotropical: South Africa; worldwide except Australasian and Neotropical)

      • Coccophagus luciensis Annecke & Insley, 1974 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus lutescens Compere, 1931 (India, Kenya, South Africa)

      • Coccophagus lycimnia (Walker, 1839) (Afrotropical: South Africa; worldwide except Australasian)

      • Coccophagus malthusi Girault, 1917 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus margaritatus Compere, 1931 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus mariformis Compere, 1931 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus neserorum (Annecke & Mynhardt, 1979) (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus nigritus Compere, 1931 (Eritrea, Kenya, South Africa, U.S.A.)

      • Coccophagus nigropleurum Girault, 1917 (Uganda)

      • Coccophagus nubes Compere, 1928 (South Africa, Tanzania)

      • Coccophagus ochraceus Howard, 1895 (Afrotropical: South Africa; worldwide except Australasian)

      • Coccophagus philippiae (Silvestri, 1915) (Eritrea, New Zealand, South Africa, Swaziland)

      • Coccophagus pisinnus Annecke & Insley, 1974 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus princeps Silvestri, 1915 (Eritrea, Sudan)

      • Coccophagus probus Annecke & Mynhardt, 1979 (South Africa, U.S.A.)

      • Coccophagus pulvinariae Compere, 1931 (Afrotropical: South Africa; worldwide except Australasian)

      • Coccophagus restionis Annecke & Insley, 1970 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus robustus Compere, 1931 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus rusti Compere, 1928 (Kenya, Peru, South Africa, U.S.A., Uganda)

      • Coccophagus saintebeauvei Girault, 1917 (Eritrea, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda)

      • Coccophagus saissetiae (Annecke & Mynhardt, 1979) (Israel, Italy, South Africa, U.S.A.)

      • Coccophagus scutellaris (Dalman, 1825) (worldwide)

      • Coccophagus secamonei Risbec, 1957 (Madagascar)

      • Coccophagus semicircularis (Förster, 1841) (Afrotropical: South Africa; worldwide except Australasian)

      • Coccophagus specialis Compere, 1931 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus speciosus Compere, 1931 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus spectabilis Compere, 1931 (Eritrea, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda)

      • Coccophagus subochraceus Howard, 1907 (South Africa)

      • Coccophagus varius (Silvestri, 1915) (Eritrea, South Africa)

    • Genus Encarsia Förster, 1878   

      • Encarsia abatei Viggiani, 1982 (Ethiopia)

      • Encarsia aethiopica Viggiani, 1989 (Ethiopia)

      • Encarsia africana (Hill, 1970)  (Uganda)

      • Encarsia aleuroplati Viggiani, 1987 (Ethiopia)

      • Encarsia arabica Hayat, 1989 (Saudi Arabia)

      • Encarsia bimaculata Heraty & Polaszek, 2000 (worldwide)

      • Encarsia circumsculpturata Viggiani, 1985 (Kenya)

      • Encarsia citrina (Craw, 1891) (worldwide)

      • Encarsia diaspidicola (Silvestri, 1909) (Afrotropical: South Africa; worldwide except Australasian)

      • Encarsia eugeniae (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Encarsia flava (Compere, 1936) (South Africa)

      • Encarsia fuscus (Compere, 1936) (Mauritius, South Africa)

      • Encarsia gallicola (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Encarsia gerlingi Viggiani, 1989 (Kenya)

      • Encarsia guadeloupae Viggiani, 1987 (Benin, Costa Rica, Guadeloupe, U.S.A.)

      • Encarsia haitiensis Dozier, 1932 (Benin, Cuba, Haiti, Mexico, U.S.A., Venezuela)

      • Encarsia latipennis (Compere, 1936) (South Africa)

      • Encarsia lougae (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

      • Encarsia lounsburyi (Berlese & Paoli, 1916) (worldwide)

      • Encarsia lutea (Masi, 1909) (Afrotropical: Zimbabwe; worldwide except Australasian)

      • Encarsia metallicus (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Encarsia mineoi Viggiani, 1982 (Egypt, Israel, Libya, Spain, Sudan)

      • Encarsia parvella Silvestri, 1915 (Nigeria)

      • Encarsia pauliani (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

      • Encarsia siphonini Silvestri, 1915 (Eritrea)

      • Encarsia sophia (Girault & Dodd, 1915) (worldwide except Australasian and Neotropical)

      • Encarsia tremblayi Viggiani, 1987 (Cape Verde Islands, Somalia)

      • Encarsia tristis (Zehntner, 1896) (Afrotropical: Senegal; Oriental, Palaearctic)

      • Encarsia vanharteni Viggiani, 1993 (Yemen)

    • Genus Encarsiella Hayat, 1983

      • Encarsiella boswelli (Girault, 1915) (worldwide except Nearctic and Neotropical)

    • Genus Lounsburyia Compere & Annecke, 1961

      • Lounsburyia affinis Compere & Annecke, 1961 (Tanzania)

      • Lounsburyia trifasciata (Compere, 1925) (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Somalia, South Africa, U.S.A.)

    • Genus Pteroptrix Westwood 1833

      • Pteroptrix abnormis (Prinsloo & Neser, 1990) (Namibia)

      • Pteroptrix aethiopica (Annecke, 1964) (Namibia, Russia, South Africa)

      • Pteroptrix aprica (Prinsloo & Neser, 1990) (South Africa)

      • Pteroptrix arabica (Ferrière, 1970) (Saudi Arabia)

      • Pteroptrix cavana (Prinsloo & Neser, 1990) (South Africa)

      • Pteroptrix coloba (Prinsloo & Neser, 1990) (South Africa)

      • Pteroptrix deserta (Prinsloo & Neser, 1990) (Namibia)

      • Pteroptrix incola (Annecke, 1964) (South Africa)

      • Pteroptrix ordinis (Prinsloo & Neser, 1990) (South Africa)

      • Pteroptrix parvipennis (Gahan, 1927) (China, Fiji, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sao Tomé & Principe)

      • Pteroptrix patriciae (Prinsloo & Neser, 1990) (South Africa)

      • Pteroptrix perata (Prinsloo & Neser, 1990) (Namibia)

      • Pteroptrix prolata (Prinsloo & Neser, 1990) (South Africa)

      • Pteroptrix rolaspidis (Prinsloo & Neser, 1990) (South Africa)

      • Pteroptrix rupina (Prinsloo & Neser, 1990) (South Africa)

      • Pteroptrix serrata (Annecke, 1964) (South Africa)

      • Pteroptrix unica (Prinsloo & Neser, 1990) (Namibia, South Africa)

      • Pteroptrix vasta (Prinsloo & Neser, 1990) (Namibia)

    • Genus Verekia Risbec, 1954

      • Verekia bruchocida Risbec, 1954 (Senegal)

  • Subfamily ERETMOCERINAE

    • Genus Eretmocerus Haldeman, 1850   

      • Eretmocerus aleyrodiphagus (Risbec, 1951) (Colombia, Senegal)

      • Eretmocerus cadabae Viggiani, 1982 (Egypt, Ethiopia)

      • Eretmocerus clauseni Compere, 1936 (El Salvador, South Africa)

      • Eretmocerus diversiciliatus Silvestri, 1915 (Egypt, Israel, Nigeria, Sudan)

      • Eretmocerus emiratus Zolnerowich & Rose, 1998 (U.S.A., United Arab Emirates)

      • Eretmocerus mundus Mercet, 1931 (worldwide except Nearctic and Neotropical)

      • Eretmocerus nairobii Gerling, 1970 (Israel, Kenya)

      • Eretmocerus serius Silvestri, 1927 (Afrotropical: Kenya; worldwide except Australasian)

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


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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