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Haltichellinae

Haltichelline wasps of the Afrotropical Region

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

Classification

 

Allochalcis Kieffer, 1905

  Anachalcis Steffan, 1951

Antrocephalus Kirby, 1883

 

Antrochalcis Kieffer, 1910

 

Aspirrhina Kirby, 1883

  Bucekia Steffan,1951
 

Eurycentrus Cameron, 1907

 

Haltichella Spinola, 1811

 

Hastius Schmitz, 1946

Hockeria Walker, 1834

 

Hybothorax Ratzeberg, 1844

 

Kriechbaumerella Dalla Torre, 1897

 

Lasiochalcidia Masi, 1929

 

Neochalcis Kirby, 1883

  Notaspidiella Bouček, 1988
 

Oxycoryphe Kriechbaumer, 1894

 

Proconura Dodd, 1915

 

Psilochalcis Kieffer, 1905

 

Rhynchochalcis Cameron, 1905

Steninvreia Bouček, 1988
 

Tanycoryphus Cameron, 1905

 

Tanyotorthus Steffan, 1955

 

Tropimeris Steffan, 1948

 

Uga Girault, 1930

Xyphorachidia Steffan, 1951

Distribution Worldwide.
Biology Parasitoids of Lepidoptera and Diptera, less commonly other Hymenoptera or Coleoptera.

References

Boucek, Z. 1958. Descriptions of a new Tropimeris and a new Tanycoryphus (Chalcididae, Hym.). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 32: 481-486.
Cameron, P. 1905, On the Hymenoptera of the Albany Museum. (Third paper) Record of the Albany Museum 1: 297-314.

Dalla Torre, K.W. van. 1897. Zur Nomenclatur der Chalcididen-Genera. Wiener Entomologische Zeitung 16: 83-88.

Ferrière, C. 1933. Chalcidoid and proctotrupoid parasites of pests of the coconut palm. Stylops. 2: 86-96, 97-108.
Gibson G.A.P. 1993. Superfamilies Mymarommatoidea and Chalcidoidea (pp. 570-655). In GOULET, H. & HUBER, J. (eds). Hymenoptera of the World: an identification guide to families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 668 pp.

Girault, A.A. 1915. Australian Hymenoptera Chalcidoidea - XIV. The family Chalcididae with descriptions of new genera and species. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 4: 314-365.

Girault, A.A. 1930. New pests from Australia VIII. 5pp. Brisbane, private publication.

Hanna, A.D. 1934. The description of a new species of Euchalcidia (Hymenoptera, Chalcidinae). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 13:474-479.

Heraty, J.M., Burks, R.A., Cruaud, A., Gibson, G.A.P., Liljeblad, J., Munro, J., Rasplus, J.-Y., Delvare, G., Janšta, P., Gumovsky, A., Huber, J., Woolley, J.B., Krogmann, L., Heydon, S., Polaszek, A., Schmidt, S., Darling, D.C., Gates, M.W., Mottern, J., Murray, E., Dal Molin, A., Triapitsyn, S., Baur, H., Pinto, J.D., van Noort, S., George, J. & Yoder, M. 2013. A phylogenetic analysis of the megadiverse Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). Cladistics 29: 466–542. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cla.12006

Herting, B. 1975. Lepidoptera, Part 1 (Microlepidoptera). A catalogue of parasites and predators of terrestrial arthropods. Section A. Host or Prey/Enemy. 6:218pp. Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, Commonwealth Institute of Biological Control.

Kerrich, G.J. 1960. A systematic study of the chalcid genus Uga Girault (Hym.: Chalcidoidea), parasites of epilachnine beetles. Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London (B) 29(9/10): 113-119.

Kieffer, J.J. 1905. Neue Eucharinae und Chalcidinae. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 49: 1-262.

Kirby, W.F. 1883. On the genera of the subfamily Chalcidinae, with synonymic notes and descriptions of new species of Leucospidinae and Chalcidinae. Journal of the Linnean Society (Zoology). 17: 53-78, plates 3, 4.

Kirby, W.F. 1886. A synopsis of the genera of the Chalcididae, subfamily Eucharinae, with descriptions of several new genera and species of Chalcididae and Tenthredinidae. Journal of the Linnean Society 20: 28-37, plate 1.
Kriechbaumer, J. 1894. Hymenoptera Ichneumonidea a medico nautico Dr. Joh. Brauns in itenere secundo ad oras Africae lecta et a Dr. Jos. Kriechbaumer, enumerata et quoad nova descripta. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 39: 297-318.

Masi, L. 1917. Chalcididae of the Seychelles islands. (With an appendix by J.J.Kieffer.) Novitates Zoologicae. 24: 121-330

Narendran, T.C. 1989. Oriental Chalcididae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea). Kerala, India:
University of Calicut, Department of Zoology, Zoological Monograph, 441 pp.

Steffan, J.R. 1948. Deux nouveaux genres d'Haltichellinae (Hym. Chalcididae). Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 53: 118-123.

Steffan, J.R. 1950. Les Haltichellinae du groupe Neochalcis Kirby (Hym. Chalcididae). Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 22(6): 746-752

Steffan, J.R.. 1951. Note sur les genres Xyphorachidia nov. et Rhynchochalcis Cameron (Hym. Chalcididae). Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 56: 34-39.

Steffan, J.R. 1951. Remarques sur quelques genres d'Haltichellinae (Hym. Chalcididae). Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 23: 375-380.

Steffan, J.R. 1951. Les espèces françaises d'Haltichellinae (Hyménoptères Chalcididae). Feuille des Naturalistes 6(1/2): 1-7.

Steffan, J.R. 1957. Révision des genres Chirocera Latr., Tanyotorthus Steff. et Tanycoryphus Cam. (Hym. Chalcididae). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 126: 139-158.

Credits

Photographs © Charissa de Lange (Pretoria) or © Vida van der Walt (Pretoria) or © Robert Copeland (ICIPE).

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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