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Mymaridae

Classification and checklist of Afrotropical mymarid wasps

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

Identification keys

  • Genus Acmopolynema Ogloblin, 1946

    • Acmopolynema hazomanitrae (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

    • Acmopolynema monicae Mathot, 1968 (Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa)

  • Genus Alaptus Ferrière, 1930 

    • Alaptus andersoni Ferrière, 1930 (Kenya)

    • Alaptus fructuosus Meunier, 1909 (Tanzania - fossil species)

    • Alaptus immaturus Perkins, 1905 (Cape Verde, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa)

    • Alaptus minimus Westwood, 1839 (Cape Verde)

    • Alaptus nowickii Ghesquière, 1939 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

  • Genus Allanagrus Noyes & Valentine, 1989

  • Genus Anagrus Haliday, 1833   

    • Anagrus (Anagrus) atomus (Linnaeus, 1767) (Cape Verde)

    • Anagrus (Anagrus) brevifuniculatus Viggiani & Jesu, 1995 (Cape Verde)

    • Anagrus (Anagrus) fennicus Soyka, 1956 (South Africa. Also Palaearctic))

    • Anagrus (Anagrus) frequens Perkins, 1905 (Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa. Also  Australia, Colombia, Ecuador, Fiji, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Micronesia, Thailand, USA)

    • Anagrus (Anagrus) funebris Mathot, 1968 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Anagrus (Anagrus) humicola Mathot, 1968 (Ivory Coast, Uganda)

    • Anagrus (Anagrus) incarnatus Haliday, 1833 (Mauritius)

    • Anagrus (Anagrus) nedotepae Triapitsyn, 2017(Ivory Coast)

    • Anagrus (Anagrus) scassellatii Paoli, 1930 (Cape Verde, Somalia, Sudan)

    • Anagrus (Anagrus) sensillatus Viggiani & Jesu, 1995 (Cape Verde, Gabon)

    • Anagrus (Paranagrus) optabilis (Perkins, 1905) (Cape Verde, Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion, South Africa. Worldwide except Nearctic)

    • Anagrus (Paranagrus) unilinearis Soyka, 1950 (South Africa. Also Neotropical and Palaearctic)

  • Genus Anaphes Haliday, 1833

    • Anaphes (Anaphes) quinquearticulatus Huber & Triapitsyn, 2017 (Republic of Congo)

    • Anaphes (Patasson) comosipennis Girault, 1917 (Tanzania)

    • Anaphes (Patasson) inexpectatus Huber & Prinsloo, 1990 (South Africa - introduced)

    • Anaphes (Patasson) nitens (Girault, 1928) (Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, South Africa, Uganda,  Zimbabwe. Also Australasian and Neotropical)

  • Genus Arescon Walker, 1846

    • Arescon fulvum Annecke & Doutt, 1961 (South Africa)

    • Arescon opuntiae (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

  • Genus Australomymar Girault, 1929

  • Genus Borneomymar Huber, 2002

  • Genus Callodicopus Ogloblin, 1955

    • Callodicopus magniclavae (Annecke, 1961) (South Africa)

  • Genus Camptoptera Förster, 1856

    • Camptoptera (Eofoersteria) camptopteroides (Mathot, 1966) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Camptoptera africana Ogloblin & Annecke, 1961 (South Africa)

    • Camptoptera diademata (Mathot, 1966) (Congo)

    • Camptoptera perineti (Risbec, 1952)  (Madagascar)

    • Camptoptera pretoriensis Ogloblin & Annecke, 1961 (South Africa)

    • Camptoptera psocivora Mathot, 1972 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Camptoptera scholli Ogloblin & Annecke, 1961 (South Africa)

    • Camptoptera sycophila (Ghesquière, 1942) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

  • Genus Camptopteroides Viggiani, 1974

    • Camptopteroides species (Madagascar)

  • Genus Chrysoctonus Mathot, 1966 

    • Chrysoctonus apterus Mathot, 1966 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

  • Genus Cleruchoides Lin & Huber, 2007

  • Genus Cleruchus Enock, 1909 

  • Genus Cosmocomopsis Huber, 2015

  • Genus Dicopomorpha Ogloblin, 1955

  • Genus Dicopus Mathot, 1972 

    • Dicopus lilliput Mathot, 1972 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

  • Genus Dorya Noyes & Valentine, 1989

  • Genus Erythmelus  Enock, 1909

    • Erythmelus foucarti (Demair, 1973) (Rwanda) 

    • Erythmelus funiculi (Annecke & Doutt, 1961) (South Africa)

  • Genus Eubroncus Yoshimoto, Kozlov & Trjapitzin,1972

    • Eubroncus species

  • Genus Ganomymar De Santis, 1972

  • Genus Gonatocerus  Nees, 1834

    • Gonatocerus africanus Risbec, 1956 (Cameroon)

    • Gonatocerus alberti (Debauche, 1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Gonatocerus basilewskyi (Mathot, 1968) (Tanzania)

    • Gonatocerus chryseides (Debauche, 1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Gonatocerus contortivena (Debauche, 1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Gonatocerus debauchei (Mathot, 1968) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Gonatocerus hoplites (Debauche, 1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Gonatocerus inaequalis Debauche, 1949 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Gonatocerus johnstonia Girault, 1917 (Tanzania) 

    • Gonatocerus kabashae (Debauche, 1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)  

    • Gonatocerus kivuanus (Debauche, 1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Gonatocerus molindianus (Debauche, 1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)  

    • Gonatocerus ngandoi (Debauche, 1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)  

    • Gonatocerus nigricornis Girault, 1917 (Tanzania) 

    • Gonatocerus nigricorpus Girault, 1917 (Tanzania)

    • Gonatocerus nyashekensis (Debauche, 1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Gonatocerus orientalis Girault, 1917 (Tanzania)

    • Gonatocerus rohinavotrae (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)

    • Gonatocerus sevae (Risbec, 1955)

    • Gonatocerus tamiranus (Debauche, 1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)  

    • Gonatocerus wittei (Debauche, 1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

  • Genus Heptagonatocerus Huber, 2015

  • Genus Litus Haliday, 1833

    • Litus beneficus Meunier, 1909 (Madagascar)

    • Litus brincki Hedqvist, 1960 (South Africa)

  • Genus Lymaenon Walker, 1846

    • Lymaenon straeleni (Debauche, 1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

  • Genus Mymar Curtis, 1829

    • Mymar africanum Annecke, 1961 (South Africa)

    • Mymar taprobanicum Ward, 1875 (worldwide)

  • Genus Mymarilla Westwood, 1879

  • Genus Omyomymar Schauff, 1983

  • Genus Ooctonus Haliday, 1833

  • Genus Palaeoneura Waterhouse, 1915

    • Palaeoneura clotho (Debauche, 1949)  (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Palaeoneura gracile (Prinsloo, 1986) (South Africa)

    • Palaeoneura lepidum (Annecke & Doutt, 1961) (South Africa, Tanzania)

    • Palaeoneura nigra (Subba Rao, 1970) (Uganda)

    • Palaeoneura oreades (Debauche, 1949)  (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Palaeoneura saga (Girault, 1911) (South Africa)

  • Genus Paranaphoidea Girault, 1913

  • Genus Platystethynium Ogloblin, 1946

  • Genus Polynema Haliday, 1833

    • Polynema albicorne Girault, 1917 (Tanzania)

    • Polynema auricorpus Girault, 1917 (Tanzania)  

    • Polynema bitashimwae Debauche, 1949 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Polynema brevicarinae Annecke & Doutt, 1961 (India, South Africa)

    • Polynema ceroplastae Ghesquière, 1942 (Democratic Republic of Congo)  

    • Polynema curtum (Debauche, 1949)  (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Polynema dikobraz Triapitsyn, 2017 (Madagascar)

    • Polynema eurydice (Debauche, 1949)  (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Polynema fasciatum (Debauche, 1949)  (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Polynema hebe (Debauche, 1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)  

    • Polynema helochaeta (Debauche, 1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Polynema hyalinipenne Girault, 1917 (Tanzania)

    • Polynema megacephala Risbec, 1951 (Senegal)

    • Polynema (Dorypolynema) mboroense (Risbec, 1957) (Senegal)

    • Polynema orientale Girault, 1917 (Tanzania)

    • Polynema pernigripes Girault, 1917 (Tanzania)

    • Polynema sagittaria van Noort & Triapitsyn, 2018 (South Africa)

    • Polynema serratum (Debauche, 1949)  (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Polynema umbratum (Debauche, 1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Polynema uroxys (Debauche, 1949)  (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    • Polynema xiphium (Debauche, 1949)  (Democratic Republic of Congo)

  • Genus Ptilomymar Annecke & Doutt, 1961

  • Genus Schizophragma Ogloblin, 1949

  • Genus Stephanocampta Mathot, 1966 

    • Stephanocampta yaosekoensis Mathot, 1966 (Congo)

  • Genus Stephanodes Enock, 1909   

    • Stephanodes chestertoni (Debauche, 1949) (Democratic Republic of Congo)  

    • Stephanodes similis (Förster, 1847) (Afrotropical: Democratic Republic of Congo; worldwide except Australasian)

  • Genus Tanyxiphium Huber, 2015

  • Genus Zeyanus Huber, 2015

 

  • Incertae sedis

  • Genus Allomymar Kieffer, 1913 

    • Allomymar taitae Kieffer, 1913 (Uganda)

     

  • Nomen dubium

    • Anaphes elongatus Risbec, 1950 (Ivory Coast)

References

Huber JT, Read JD, Triapitsyn SV 2021. Illustrated key to the genera and catalogue of Mymaridae (Hymenoptera) in the Afrotropical region. Zootaxa 5036: 1–166. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5036.1.1


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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