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Eurytoma Illiger

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

Eurytoma Illiger, 1807. Type species: Chalcis abrotani Panzer 1801, by subsequent designation.

Eurytoma species

 

Eurytoma acaciacola Hedqvist, 1967

 

Eurytoma acaciae Risbec, 1951

 

Eurytoma acuminata Masi, 1940

Eurytoma aloineae (Burks, 1958)

 

Eurytoma altiventris Masi, 1940

 

Eurytoma apantelesi Risbec, 1951

 

Eurytoma aphloiae Risbec, 1952

 

Eurytoma apionidis Risbec, 1951

 

Eurytoma arabica Risbec, 1951

 

Eurytoma attiva Burks, 1958

 

Eurytoma basilewskyi Risbec, 1957

 

Eurytoma biumbae Risbec, 1957

 

Eurytoma congolense Delucchi, 1956

 

Eurytoma crotolariae Risbec, 1951

 

Eurytoma diopsisi Risbec, 1956

 

Eurytoma electa Crosby, 1909

 

Eurytoma elongatula Silvestri, 1915

 

Eurytoma enicospilusi Risbec, 1952

Eurytoma erythrinae Gates & Delvare, 2008

 

Eurytoma ficusgallae Bouček, 1981

 

Eurytoma galeati Girault, 1916

 

Eurytoma ivohibei Risbec, 1957

 

Eurytoma lepidopterae Risbec, 1951

 

Eurytoma natalensis Cameron, 1907

 

Eurytoma obesa Risbec, 1957

 

Eurytoma oleae Silvestri, 1915

 

Eurytoma oliphantis Hedqvist, 1976

 

Eurytoma orseoliphaga Delvare, 1988

 

Eurytoma palliditarsis Cameron, 1911

 

Eurytoma perineti Risbec, 1952

 

Eurytoma piezotracheli Rasplus, 1988

 

Eurytoma plectroniae (Risbec, 1952)

 

Eurytoma pletiodropa Delvare, 1988

 

Eurytoma poredipleta Delvare, 1988

 

Eurytoma radicicola Risbec, 1952

 

Eurytoma reunionensis Risbec, 1957

 

Eurytoma risbecomaphaga Rasplus, 1988

 

Eurytoma spermophaga Silvestri, 1915

 

Eurytoma striatula Cameron, 1905

 

Eurytoma tenebrica Crosby, 1909

 

Eurytoma testaceitarsis (Cameron, 1905)

 

Eurytoma toddaliae Risbec, 1952

 

Eurytoma tolidepepra Delvare, 1988

 

Eurytoma transvaalensis Cameron, 1911

 

Eurytoma varicolor Silvestri, 1915

 

Eurytoma verbena Ferrière, 1931

Distribution Worldwide.
Biology Phytophagous (as seed predators or gallers); or parasitoids of wide range of insects; or inquilines feeding on both the host insect and surrounding plant tissue.

References

Bouček, Z. 1969. On some new or otherwise interesting Torymidae, Ormyridae, Eurytomidae and Pteromalidae (Hym.) mainly from the Mediterranean subregion. Bollettino del Laboratorio di Entomologia Agraria 'Filippo Silvestri', Portici 27: 27-54.

Bouček, Z. 1983. On Buresium, Masneroma (n. gen.) and some other Eurytomidae (Hymenoptera). Entomologica Scandinavica 14: 186-194. doi:10.1163/187631283X00065

Burks, B.D. 1958. A new Bruchophagus from liliaceous plant with a host plant list for the genus (Hymenoptera, Eurytomidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 59: 273-277.

Delvare, G. 1988. Revision des Eurytoma (Hym.: Eurytomidae) d'Afrique occidentale decrits par Risbec. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 24: 117-149.

Gates, M. & Delvare, G. 2008. A new species of Eurytoma (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) attacking Quadrastichus spp. (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) galling Erythrina spp. (Fabaceae), with a summary of African Eurytoma biology and species checklist. Zootaxa 175: 1–24.

Lotfalizadeh, H., Delvare, G., & Rasplus, J.-Y. 2007. Phylogenetic analysis of Eurytominae (Chalcidoidea: Eurytomidae) based on morphological characters. Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society, 151, 441–510.

Rasplus, J.-Y. 1988, Nouvelles espèces d'Eurytomidae principalement parasites de coléoptères séminivores de légumineuses en Côte d'Ivoire (Lamto) (Hymenoptera Chalcidoidea). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e Bachicoltura, Milano (II) 20: 89-114.

van den Bosch K, van Noort S & Cron GV.  2019. Predation of fruit and seed of Aloe pretoriensis – a little known effect on reproductive output. Austral Ecology https://doi.org/10.1111/aec.12705

Credits

Banner photograph © Vida van der Walt; other photographs © Hamish Robertson (Iziko Museums) or Charles Griffiths (University of Cape Town).


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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