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Chalcididae

Classification and checklist of Afrotropical chalcidid wasps

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

  • Subfamily CHALCIDINAE

    • Tribe Brachymerini

      • Genus Brachymeria Westwood, 1829

        • Brachymeria acarinatus (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Brachymeria africa Masi, 1929  (Somalia)

        • Brachymeria alberti (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Brachymeria albicrus (Klug, 1834) (Ethiopia. Also India, Israel, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, UAE)

        • Brachymeria albipes (Kieffer, 1905) (Madagascar)

        • Brachymeria albisquama Kriechbaumer, 1894 (Cameroon)

        • Brachymeria bauhiniae (Steffan, 1951) (Senegal)

        • Brachymeria bayoni Masi, 1929 (Kenya)

        • Brachymeria boranensis Masi, 1939 (Ethiopia, South Africa. Also UAE)

        • Brachymeria bottegi Masi, 1929 (Ethiopia, Kenya, Zimbabwe. Also UAE)

        • Brachymeria brunneipennis (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Brachymeria butae (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Brachymeria citrea Steffan, 1954 (Burkina Faso, Senegal)

        • Brachymeria clavigera Steffan, 1955 (Burundi)

        • Brachymeria cowani (Kirby, 1883) (Madagascar)

        • Brachymeria debauchei (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Brachymeria dunbrodyensis (Cameron, 1907) (Kenya, South Africa)

        • Brachymeria erythraea Masi, 1936 (Eritrea)

        • Brachymeria eublemmae (Steffan, 1951) (Nigeria, Senegal)

        • Brachymeria excarinata Gahan, 1925 (Cameroon, China, Egypt, India, Japan, Palau, Papua new Guinea, Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam)

        • Brachymeria femorata Masi, 1929 (South Africa, Zimbabwe. Also Palearctic, Oriental and Indonesian regions)

        • Brachymeria feae Masi, 1929 (Angola, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa)

        • Brachymeria globata Steffan, 1954 (Cameroon, Senegal)

        • Brachymeria inornata Masi, 1940 (Somalia)

        • Brachymeria kassalensis (Kirby, 1886) (Ethiopia, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan. Also India, Israel, UAE)

        • Brachymeria kivuensis (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria)

        • Brachymeria leighi (Cameron, 1907) (Eritrea, Somalia, South Africa)

        • Brachymeria lingulata Steffan, 1955 (Burundi)

        • Brachymeria lissostoma (Cameron, 1911) (South Africa)

        • Brachymeria madagascariensis (Kieffer, 1905) (Madagascar)

        • Brachymeria magrettii Masi, 1929 (Madagascar)

        • Brachymeria marmonti (Girault, 1924) (Australia, Democratic Republic of Congo, India)

        • Brachymeria megensis Masi, 1943 (Somalia)

        • Brachymeria microgaster (Schmitz, 1946) (Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, U.S.A.)

        • Brachymeria mochii Masi, 1936 (Australia, Eritrea)

        • Brachymeria multicolor (Kieffer, 1905) (Madagascar)

        • Brachymeria nursei (Cameron, 1907) (India, South Africa)

        • Brachymeria olethria (Waterston, 1914) (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Brachymeria paolii Masi, 1929 (Somalia, South Africa)

        • Brachymeria pilosella Steffan, 1954 (Senegal)

        • Brachymeria podagrica (Fabricius, 1787) (worldwide)

        • Brachymeria porrecta Steffan, 1954 (Senegal)

        • Brachymeria pseudamenocles Masi, 1943 (Somalia)

        • Brachymeria reflexa Steffan, 1954 (Senegal)

        • Brachymeria risbeci Steffan, 1954 (Senegal)

        • Brachymeria rufa Steffan, 1954 (Senegal)

        • Brachymeria rufiventris (Kieffer, 1905) (Madagascar)

        • Brachymeria securiclavus (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Brachymeria sesamiae Gahan, 1928 (Sudan)

        • Brachymeria setosiella Steffan, 1954 (Senegal)

        • Brachymeria somalica Masi, 1929 (Somalia)

        • Brachymeria straeleni (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Brachymeria tenuicornis (Kieffer, 1905) (Madagascar)

        • Brachymeria tibialis Steffan, 1958 (Madagascar)

        • Brachymeria truncata (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Brachymeria varipes (Walker, 1871) (South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Brachymeria vulcani (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Brachymeria wanei Risbec, 1957 (Senegal)

        • Brachymeria xanthopus (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Tribe Chalcidini

      • Genus Chalcis Fabricius, 1787

        • Chalcis amphilochus Walker, 1846 (Sierra Leone)

        • Chalcis bicolor Bingham, 1902 (Zimbabwe)

        • Chalcis capensis Cameron, 1905 (South Africa)

        • Chalcis ferox Kieffer, 1905 (Madagascar)

        • Chalcis flavitarsis Kieffer, 1905 (Madagascar)

        • Chalcis fuscus Schmitz, 1946 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Chalcis melanogastra Cameron, 1907 (South Africa)

        • Chalcis melanospila Cameron, 1907 (South Africa)

        • Chalcis microlinea Walker, 1862 (South Africa)

        • Chalcis natalensis Cameron, 1907 (South Africa)

        • Chalcis polyctor Walker, 1841 (South Africa)

        • Chalcis pymi Cameron, 1905 (South Africa)

        • Chalcis resus Walker, 1850 (Sierra Leone)

        • Chalcis rotundata Cameron, 1905 (South Africa)

        • Chalcis saussurei Kieffer, 1905 (Madagascar)

        • Chalcis spilopus Cameron, 1905 (South Africa)

        • Chalcis transvaalensis Cameron, 1911 (South Africa)

        • Chalcis vera Bouček, 1974 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Chalcis visellus Walker, 1846 (Sierra Leone)

      • Genus Conura Spinola, 1837

        • Conura africanus (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

        • Conura andersoni (Waterston, 1916) (Kenya)

        • Conura capensis (Cameron, 1907) (South Africa)

        • Conura congolensis (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Genus Hovachalcis Steffan, 1949

        • Hovachalcis gibberosa Steffan, 1949 (Madagascar)

      • Genus Plastochalcis Masi, 1943

        • Plastochalcis stenogeneia Masi, 1943 (Somalia)

    • Tribe Phasgonophorini

  • Subfamily CRATOCENTRINAE

  • Subfamily DIRHININAE

    • Genus Dirhinus Dalman, 1818

      • Dirhinus anthracia Walker, 1846 (South Africa, Zambia. Also Australia, India, Philippines, Taiwan, UAE)

      • Dirhinus excavatus Dalman, 1818 (Eritrea, Kenya, Senegal, Sierra Leone. Also Oriental region)

      • Dirhinus flavicornis Schmitz, 1946 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Dirhinus garouae Risbec, 1956 (Cameroon)

      • Dirhinus giffardii Silvestri, 1913 (Malawi. Also Nearctic, Neotropical, Oriental, Palaearctic regions)

      • Dirhinus gigasetosus Delvare, 2018 (Kenya)

      • Dirhinus kambae Delvare, 2018 (Kenya)

      • Dirhinus leakeyorum Delvare, 2018 (Kenya)

      • Dirhinus maasaii Delvare, 2018 (Kenya)

      • Dirhinus nidicolus Kerrich, 1964 (Rwanda)

      • Dirhinus quadrhinus Delvare, 2018 (Kenya)

      • Dirhinus wohlfahrtiae Ferrière, 1935 (Saudi Arabia)

    • Genus Eniacomorpha Girault, 1915

      • Eniacomorpha acuta (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Eniacomorpha antonii (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Eniacomorpha ehrhorni (Silvestri, 1913) (Nigeria)

      • Eniacomorpha galesusaeformis (Risbec, 1957) (Reunion)

      • Eniacomorpha hermetiae Delvare, 2019 (Kenya, Ghana)

      • Eniacomorpha inflexa (Waterston, 1917) (Ghana)

      • Eniacomorpha kivuensis (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Eniacomorpha madagascariensis (Masi, 1947)  (Madagascar. Also India)

      • Eniacomorpha minima (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Eniacomorpha ugandensis (Masi, 1947) (Uganda)

    • Genus Pseudeniaca Masi, 1936

    • Genus Youngaia Bouček, 1974

  • Subfamily EPITRANINAE

    • Genus Epitranus Walker, 1834

      • Epitranus anervosus Steffan, 1957 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Epitranus clavatus (Fabricius,1804) (Seychelles. Also Nearctic, Neotropical, Oriental regions)

      • Epitranus clypealis Masi, 1943 (Somalia)

      • Epitranus cyclogaster (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Epitranus denticulatus (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Epitranus emissicius Steffan, 1957 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast)

      • Epitranus evanioides (Westwood, 1835) (Mauritania)

      • Epitranus exultans Steffan, 1957 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Epitranus filicornis Steffan, 1957 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Epitranus formicarius Walker, 1862 (South Africa)

      • Epitranus frequens Masi, 1940 (Mauritius)

      • Epitranus hamoni (Risbec, 1957) (Burkina Faso. Also UAE)

      • Epitranus incensitus Steffan, 1957 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Epitranus inops Steffan, 1957 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Epitranus intermedius (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Epitranus kivuensis (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Epitranus longepetiolatus (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Epitranus nitidus (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Epitranus observator Walker, 1862 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Uganda. Also Oriental region)

      • Epitranus opificus Steffan, 1957 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Epitranus rubricolor (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Epitranus ruficornis (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Epitranus rufus (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Epitranus ruptator Walker, 1862 (South Africa)

      • Epitranus rwindianus (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Epitranus sudanensis (Ruschka, 1924) (Sudan)

      • Epitranus torymoides (Risbec, 1953) (Ivory Coast. Also UAE)

  • Subfamily HALTICHELLINAE

    • Genus Allochalcis Kieffer, 1905

    • Genus Anachalcis Steffan, 1951

    • Genus Antrocephalus Kirby, 1883

      • Antrocephalus biacutus Schmitz, 1946 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Antrocephalus crassipes Masi, 1940 (Ghana, Kenya, Somalia)

      • Antrocephalus elisae Schmitz, 1946 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Antrocephalus erythropus Schmitz, 1946 (Madagascar)

      • Antrocephalus euphorbiae Risbec, 1954 (Senegal)

      • Antrocephalus ferrierei (Masi, 1936) (Cameroon, Eritrea)

      • Antrocephalus mitys (Walker, 1846) (Mauritius, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia. Also Australasian, Neotropical, Oriental, Palaearctic regions)

      • Antrocephalus pachymerus Masi, 1940 (Somalia)

      • Antrocephalus punctatus Kieffer, 1905 (Madagascar)

      • Antrocephalus subelongatus (Kohl, 1906) (Saudi Arabia)

      • Antrocephalus sulcatus Schmitz, 1946 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Antrocephalus villiersi Risbec, 1957 (Senegal)

    • Genus Antrochalcis Kieffer, 1910

    • Genus Aspirrhina Kirby, 1883

      • Aspirrhina species (Ghana)

    • Genus Bucekia Steffan,1951

    • Genus Eurycentrus Cameron, 1907

    • Genus Haltichella Spinola, 1811

      • Haltichella bilobatus Schmitz, 1946 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Haltichella burungae Schmitz, 1946 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Haltichella flavipes Schmitz, 1946 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Haltichella inermis Schmitz, 1946 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Haltichella mboroensis Risbec, 1957 (Senegal)

      • Haltichella megacerus Schmitz, 1946 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Haltichella melana Schmitz, 1946 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Haltichella nigricola (Walker, 1871) (Gambia)

      • Haltichella pulla Steffan, 1955 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Haltichella rufipes (Olivier, 1791) (Democratic Republic of Congo. Also Palaearctic region)

      • Haltichella rutshurui Schmitz, 1946 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Haltichella tropaeana Steffan, 1955 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Haltichella uncinatus Schmitz, 1946 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Haltichella versator (Walker, 1862) (South Africa)

    • Genus Hastius Schmitz, 1946

    • Genus Hockeria Walker, 1834

      • Hockeria atrix (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Hockeria basilewskyi (Steffan, 1955) (Burundi)

      • Hockeria cachani (Risbec, 1957) (Ivory Coast)

      • Hockeria crassa Bouček, 1974 (Angola, South Africa)

      • Hockeria diversicornis (Kirby, 1886) (Sudan)

      • Hockeria exarata (Waterston, 1916) (Malawi, Zimbabwe)

      • Hockeria exigua (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Hockeria figurator (Walker, 1862) (Gambia)

      • Hockeria filicornis Schmitz, 1946 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Hockeria fumipennis (Cameron, 1907) (South Africa)

      • Hockeria gallicola Prinsloo, 1984 (Namibia)

      • Hockeria hypercerus (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Hockeria insecutor (Masi, 1939) (Eritrea)

      • Hockeria intaillatus Schmitz, 1946 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Hockeria liberator (Walker, 1862) (Mozambique, South Africa)

      • Hockeria micans (Waterston, 1915) (Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

      • Hockeria minator (Walker, 1862) (South Africa)

      • Hockeria nudaureliae Bouček, 1974 (Mozambique, South Africa)

      • Hockeria octodentata (Cameron, 1905)  (South Africa)

      • Hockeria rubra (Ashmead, 1894) (South Africa. Also Nearctic region))

      • Hockeria schulthessi (Ferrière, 1935) (Nigeria, Uganda)

      • Hockeria sulciscutis (Cameron, 1907) (South Africa)

      • Hockeria tamaricis Bouček, 1982 (Saudi Arabia. Also Oriental, Palaearctic regions)

      • Hockeria trifasciata (Cameron, 1907) (South Africa)

      • Hockeria unicolor Walker, 1834 (Senegal. Also Palaearctic region)

    • Genus Hybothorax Ratzeberg, 1844

    • Genus Kriechbaumerella Dalla Torre, 1897

      • Kriechbaumerella magrettii (Kirby, 1886) (Sudan)

      • Kriechbaumerella palpebrata (Kriechbaumer, 1894) (Tanzania)

    • Genus Lasiochalcidia Masi, 1929

      • Lasiochalcidia agilis (Klug, 1834) (Saudi Arabia. Also Palaearctic region)

      • Lasiochalcidia brevifrons Steffan, 1951 (Guinea)

      • Lasiochalcidia guineensis (Steffan, 1951) (Guinea. Also Palaearctic region)

      • Lasiochalcidia melanaria (Cameron, 1905) (South Africa)

      • Lasiochalcidia munda (Waterston, 1916) (Malawi)

      • Lasiochalcidia pubescens (Klug, 1834) (Saudi Arabia. Also Palaearctic region)

      • Lasiochalcidia spinigera Steffan, 1956 (South Africa)

    • Genus Neochalcis Kirby, 1883

    • Genus Notaspidiella Bouček, 1988

    • Genus Oxycoryphe Kriechbaumer, 1894

      • Oxycoryphe edax (Waterston, 1916) (Malawi, South Africa)

      • Oxycoryphe subaenea Kriechbaumer, 1894 (Gabon)

    • Genus Proconura Dodd, 1915

      • Proconura africana (Schmitz, 1946) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Proconura caryobori (Hanna, 1934) (Sudan. Also Oriental, Palaearctic regions)

      • Proconura eublemmae (Steffan, 1951) (Senegal)

      • Proconura microgastricida (Steffan, 1951) (Senegal)

      • Proconura tachinivora (Steffan, 1951) (Senegal)

    • Genus Psilochalcis Kieffer, 1905

      • Psilochalcis capensis (Steffan, 1948) (Namibia, South Africa)

      • Psilochalcis dentata (Steffan, 1951) (Chad, Senegal)

      • Psilochalcis hirtella (Masi, 1943) (Somalia)

      • Psilochalcis longigena Kieffer, 1905 (Madagascar)

      • Psilochalcis patrizii (Masi, 1929) (Somalia)

      • Psilochalcis propinqua (Steffan, 1954) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Psilochalcis pumila (Klug, 1834) (Saudi Arabia)

      • Psilochalcis schoutedeni (Steffan, 1954) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Psilochalcis senegalensis (Steffan, 1951) (Senegal)

      • Psilochalcis soudanensis (Steffan, 1951) (Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Uganda. Also Oriental, Palaearctic regions)

    • Genus Rhynchochalcis Cameron, 1905

      • Rhynchochalcis nigra Cameron, 1905 (Madagascar, South Africa)

      • Rhynchochalcis retusa Steffan, 1951 (Senegal)

      • Rhynchochalcis senegalensis Steffan, 1951 (Senegal)

    • Genus Steninvreia Bouček, 1988

    • Genus Tanycoryphus Cameron, 1905

      • Tanycoryphus baumi Bouček, 1958 (Senegal)

      • Tanycoryphus clavicornis Steffan, 1950 (Mozambique, Senegal)

      • Tanycoryphus conglobatus Steffan, 1950 (Madagascar)

      • Tanycoryphus criniger Steffan, 1950 (Mozambique, Zimbabwe)

      • Tanycoryphus occultus Steffan, 1957 (South Africa)

      • Tanycoryphus planifrons Steffan, 1957 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Tanycoryphus sericatus Steffan, 1957 (Chad)

      • Tanycoryphus sulcifrons Cameron, 1905 (South Africa)

    • Genus Tanyotorthus Steffan, 1955

    • Genus Tropimeris Steffan, 1948

    • Genus Uga Girault, 1930

    • Genus Xyphorachidia Steffan, 1951


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2020. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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