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Macrorileya Ashmead

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

Macrorileya Ashmead, 1900. Type species: Macrorileya oecanthi (Ashmead, 1894).

Macrorileya species

Distribution

Afrotropical region: Madagascar, South Africa.

Nearctic region: USA.

Biology

Parasitoids of eggs of tree crickets (Gryllidae: Oecanthinae).

Reference

Ashmead, W.H. 1900. Order Hymenoptera. (In Smith: Catalogue of Insects of New Jersey) Annual Report of the New Jersey State Board of Agriculture. 27(Supplement): 510-613. State Board of Agriculture, New Jersey.

Credits

Photographs and map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2022. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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