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Odontochrydium irregulare (Mocsáry)

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Chrysidoidea; Family: Chrysididae; Genus: Odontochrydium)

Chrysis (Pentachrysis) irregularis Mocsáry, 1914: 60. Holotype ♀ in The Natural History Museum, London (BMNH). Type locality: Malawi: Lilongwe.

Odontochrydium trautmanni Brauns, 1928: 389. Syntypes ♂, ♀ in Ditsong, Pretoria (TMSA). Type locality: South Africa, Natal Province, Malvern. Synonymy by Kimsey & Bohart (1991).

Classification


Holotype (BMNH)


Female


Male


Specimens in SAMC

 

Distribution

Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe.

Biology

Unknown.

References

Brauns, H. 1928. Beitrag zur Kenntnis afrikanischer Chrysididen. Entomologische Mitteilungen 17: 383–393.

Kimsey, L.S. & Bohart, R.M. 1991 [1990]. The Chrysidid Wasps of the World. Oxford University Press, New York, IX + 652 pp.

Madl, M. & Rosa, P. 2012. A Catalogue of the Chrysididae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea) of the Ethiopian Region excluding Malagasy Subregion. Linzer biologische Beiträge 44: 5–169.

Rosa, P. 2018. Review of Odontochrydium Brauns (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae) with description of two species from the Palaearctic and Oriental regions. Zootaxa, 4450: 445–457. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4450.4.3

Credits

Photographs © Paolo Rosa (Bernareggio (MB), Italy).

Photographs of SAMC specimens and map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2020. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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