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Anaphes Haliday

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

Anaphes Haliday, 1833. Type species. A formal decision by ICZN on the correct type species to use is pending. See petition by Huber et al. (2011) and comments and corrigendum (Huber 2014).

Synonymy given in Huber (1992).

Classification

 

Anaphes comosipennis Girault, 1917

 

Anaphes nitens (Girault, 1928)

Anaphes quinquearticulatus Huber & Triapitsyn, 2017

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Parasitoids of several insect orders, summarized in Huber (1986).

References

Huber JT. 1986. Systematics, biology, and hosts of the Mymaridae and Mymarommatidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera): 17581984. Entomography 4: 185243.
Huber JT. 1992. The subgenera, species groups and synonyms of Anaphes (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) with a review of the described Nearctic species of the fuscipennis group of Anaphes s.s. and the described species of Anaphes (Yungaburra). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Ontario 123: 23110.
Huber JT. 2014. Comment on Anaphes Haliday 1833 (Insecta, Hymenoptera): proposed designation of A. fuscipennis Haliday, 1833 as the type species. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 71(2): 132133. [71(3): 181 corrigendum]

Huber J, Triapitsyn S 2017. Two genera of Mymaridae (Hymenoptera) new to Africa, a remarkable new species of Anaphes and new generic synonymy. ZooKeys 658: 39-61. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.658.11569

Huber JT, Noyes JS, Polaszek A, Triapitsyn S. 2011. Case 3554. Anaphes Haliday, 1833 (Insecta, Hymenoptera): proposed designation of A. fuscipennis Haliday, 1833 as the type species. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 68(2): 122126. https://doi.org/10.21805/bzn.v68i2.a13

Credits

Photographs John Huber & Jennifer Read (Canadian National Collection of Insects).


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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