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Notanisus Walker

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

Notanisus Walker, 1837. Type species: Notanisus versicolor Walker, 1837.


Madagascar, Mozambique, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Also Australian, Nearctic and Palaearctic regions.


Hosts: Aphididae (aphid),Tetramesa (Eurytominae), Tetramesa calamagrostide (Eurytominae).


Gibson, G.A.P. 2003, Phylogenetics and classification of Cleonyminae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae). Memoirs on Entomology, International 16: 1-339.

Gibson, GAP. 2015. The presence of Notanisus Walker (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) in North America and revision of the oulmesiensis species group. Zootaxa 3948: 422-450.  http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3948.3.4 

Risbec, J. 1952. Contribution á l'étude des chalcidoides de Madagascar. Mémoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar (E). 2: 1-449.

Walker, F. 1837. Monographia Chalciditum. Entomological Magazine. 4:349-364.


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