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Mymarilla wollastoni Westwood

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

Mymarilla wollastoni Westwood, 1879

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Mymarilla wollastoni habitusMymarilla_wollastoni

Figures 1-10. Mymarilla wollastoni. 1 female dorsolateral 2 male antennae (pedicel + flagellum).  Scale line = 1000 μm.  3 mesosoma, dorsal 4 head and mesosoma, dorsolateral 5 head and prothorax, lateral 6 head and thorax, anterolateral  7 mesosoma, petiole and wings posterodorsal 8 fore and hind wing bases, dorsal 9 mesosoma lateral 10 mesosoma, lateral, SEM. Scale line = 200 μm.

Distribution Afrotropical region: St. Helena.
Biology Unknown.


Huber, J.T. 2013. Redescription of Mymarilla Westwood, new synonymies under Cremnomymar Ogloblin (Hymenoptera, Mymaridae) and discussion of unusual wings. ZooKeys 345: 4772. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.345.6209

Westwood, J.O. 1879. Descriptions of some minute hymenopterous insects. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (Zoology) 1(8): 585.


Photographs Jennifer Read (Canadian National Collection of Insects). First published by John Huber (2013) in ZooKeys 345: 4772. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.345.6209, an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 (CC-BY), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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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