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Solenura nigra (Walker)

 

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

 

Epistenia nigra Walker, 1943. Holotype: in The Natural History Museum, London (British Museum of Natural History). Type locality: South Africa.

Ormyrodes carinatus Brues, 1907. Synonymy by Gibson, 2003.

Distribution

Botswana, Kenya, Ivory Coast, South Africa, Yemen.

Also Palaearctic region: Israel

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Brues, C.T. 1907. New chalcid-flies from Cape Colony. Bulletin of the Wisconsin Natural History Society 5(1):46-53.

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

Walker, F. 1872. Part V. Encyrtidae, Myinidae, Eupelmidae, Cleonymidae, Spalangidae and Pirenidae. Notes on Chalcidiae pp.87 E.W. Janson, London.

Credits

Map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

 

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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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