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Mymaridae

Classification of afrotropical mymarid wasps

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

Identification keys

  • Genus Acanthomymar Subba Rao, 1970

    • Acanthomymar nigrum Subba Rao,1970 (Uganda)

  • Genus Acmopolynema Ogloblin,1946

    • Acmopolynema mboroense Risbec,1957 (Senegal)

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

  • Genus Alaptus Ferrière,1930 

    • Alaptus andersoni Ferrière,1930 (Kenya)

    • Alaptus fructuosus Meunier,1909  (Tanzania)

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

  • Genus Allomymar Kieffer,1913 

    • Allomymar taitae Kieffer,1913 (Uganda)

  • Genus Anagrus Haliday,1833   

    • Anagrus capensis Hedqvist,1960 (South Africa)

    • Anagrus elongatus (Risbec,1950) (Ivory Coast)

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

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

    • Anagrus humicola Mathot,1968 (Uganda)

    • Anagrus optabilis (Perkins,1905) (Afrotropical: Madagascar, South Africa; worldwide except Nearctic)

    • Anagrus scassellatii Paoli,1930 (Somalia)

    • Anagrus unilinearis Soyka,1950 (Bulgaria, Egypt, Greece, Italy, Mexico, South Africa, Trinidad & Tobago)

  • Genus Anaphes Haliday, 1833

    • Anaphes comosipennis Girault,1917 (Tanzania) 

    • Anaphes nitens (Girault,1928) (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Malawi, Mozambique, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, Uruguay, Zimbabwe)

  • Genus Arescon Walker, 1846

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

    • Arescon opuntiae (Risbec,1952) (Madagascar)

  • Genus Bakkendorfia Mathot, 1966

    • Bakkendorfia musangae Mathot,1966 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

  • Genus Callodicopus Ogloblin, 1955

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

  • Genus Camptoptera Förster,1856

    • 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 Caraphractus Walker, 1846

    • Caraphractus hazomanitrae Risbec,1952  (Madagascar)

  • Genus Chaetomymar Ogloblin,1946   

    • Chaetomymar gracile Prinsloo,1986 (South Africa)

    • Chaetomymar lepidum Annecke & Doutt,1961 (South Africa)

  • Genus Chrysoctonus Mathot,1966 

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

  • Genus Cleruchus Enock,1909 

    • Cleruchus depressus (Annecke,1961) (South Africa)

  • Genus Dicopomorpha Ogloblin,1955

  • Genus Dicopus Mathot,1972 

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

  • Genus Eofoersteria Mathot,1966 

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

  • Genus Erythmelus  Enock, 1909

    • Erythmelus foucarti (Demair,1973) (Rwanda) 

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

  • Genus Gahanopsis Ogloblin,1946

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

  • Genus Ganomymar De Santis,1972

    • Ganomymar dessarti De Santis,1972 (Madagascar)

  • 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 Litus Haliday,1833

    • Litus beneficus Meunier,1909 (Madagascar)

    • Litus brincki Hedqvist,1960 (South Africa)

  • Genus Mymar Curtis,1829

    • Mymar africanum Annecke,1961 (South Africa)

    • Mymar taprobanicum Ward,1875 (worldwide)

  • Genus Mymarilla Westwood,1879

  • Genus Ooctonus Haliday,1833

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

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

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

    • Polynema orientale Girault,1917 (Tanzania)

    • Polynema pernigripes Girault,1917 (Tanzania)

    • 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 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)


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