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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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