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Entedoninae

Entedonine wasps of Africa and Madagascar

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

Classification

 

Afrotroppopsis Gumovsky, 2007

Ametallon Ashmead, 1904

Apleurotropis Girault, 1913

Asecodes Foerster 1856

Ceranisus Walker, 1842  

Chrysocharis Förster, 1856

Chrysonotomyia Ashmead, 1904  

 

Closterocerus Westwood, 1833  

 

Colpixys Waterston, 1916

Entedon Dalman, 1820  

Euderomphale Girault, 1916

Goetheana Girault, 1920

Hakuna Gumovsky & Bouček, 2006
Janicharis Gumovsky & Delvare, 2006
 

Myrmokata Bouček, 1972

Neochrysocharis Kurdjumov, 1912  

Omphale Haliday, 1833  

Pediobius Walker, 1846  

 

Pediobopsis Delvare & LaSalle, 2000

Platocharis Kerrich, 1969

Pleurotroppopsis Girault, 1913

Schizocharis Kerrich, 1969

Trisecodes Delvare & LaSalle, 2000

Thripobius Ferričre, 1938

Xiphentedon Risbec, 1957

Zaommomentedon Girault, 1915

Distribution Worldwide.
Biology Solitary or gregarious exoparasitoids of dipteran, lepidopteran, coleopteran, hymenopteran or hemipteran larvae or rarely pupae; a few species are phytophagous.

References

Burks, R.A., Heraty, J.M., Gebiola, M. & Hansson, C. 2011. Combined molecular and morphological phylogeny of Eulophidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea), with focus on the subfamily Entedoninae. Cladistics, 27, 581–605. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-0031.2011.00358.x 

Delvare, G. & LaSalle, J. 2000. Trisecodes gen. n. (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae, Entedoninae), the first eulophid with three tarsal segments. Journal of Hymenoptera Research, 9 (2), 305–312.

Gibson 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.

Gumovsky, A., Bouček, Z. & Delvare, G. 2006. New genera and species of Afrotropical Entedoninae (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae). Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden, 80–81 (4), 74–75.

Gumovsky, A. 2018. New enigmatic species of the genus Pediobius (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae) from Afrotropics, with notes on related genera. Zootaxa 4438(2): 201–236. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4438.2.1

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

Munro, J.B., Heraty, J.M., Burks, R.A., Hawks, D., Mottern, J., Cruaud, A., Rasplus, J.-Y. & Jansta, P. 2011. A Molecular Phylogeny of the Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). PLoS ONE, 6 (11), e27023. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0027023

Noyes, J.S. 2016. Universal Chalcidoidea Database, Natural History Museum London. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/entomology/chalcidoids/index.html

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa) or © Alex Gumovsky (Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Kiev).


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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