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Chrysidini

Chrysidine wasps of Africa and Madagascar

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

Classification

  Brugmoia
Chrysidea
Chrysis Linnaeus, 1761
  Chrysura
Odontochrydium
  Praestochrysis
  Primeuchroeus
  Pseudospinolia
  Spintharina
  Spintharosoma
  Stilbichrysis
  Stilbum
 

Trichrysis

Distribution Worldwide.
Biology Parasites of solitary bees and wasps.
Diversity In excess of 1200 described species in 24 genera.

References

Kimsey L.S. 2006. California Cuckoo Wasps of the Family Chrysididae (Hymenoptera). University of California Publications in Entomology 125: 1311.
Kimsey LS & Bohart RM
1990. The Chrysidid Wasps of the World. Oxford University Press, Oxford. 652 pp.

Mita T. & Rosa P. 2019. Redescription of Chrysidea pumiloides Zimmermann, 1956, and description of three new species of Chrysidea from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae). European Journal of Taxonomy 564: 1–20. https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2019.564

Ramage, T. & Kimsey, L.S. 2015. The Aculeata of French Polynesia. IV. First record of Chrysis angolensis (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae). Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 120: 209-211.

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa). Banner image © Vida van der Walt.


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2019. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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