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Thaumasura australica (Westwood)

 

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Lyciscidae; Subfamily: Lyciscinae; Genus: Thaumasura)

 

Belonea australica Westwood 1874. Holotype: in Hope Entomological Collections, Oxford University Museum, Oxford. Type locality: Australia-Victoria.

Distribution

South Africa.

Also Indo-Australian region: Australia, Indonesia, Papa New Guinea, Solomon Islands.

Biology

Host: unknown

References

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

Westwood, J.O. 1874. Thesaurus entomologicus Oxoniensis; or, illustrations of new, rare, and interesting insects,. for the most part contained in the collection presented to the University of Oxford by the Rev. F.W. Hope. xxiv+205pp, 40 plates. Oxford.

Credits

Photographs and map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of Cape Town).

 

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Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2023. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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