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Sclerogibba Riggio & De Stefani-Perez

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

Sclerogibba Riggio & De Stefani-Perez 1888. Type species: Sclerogibba crassifemorata Riggio & De Stefani-Perez 1888

Sclerogibba africana (Kieffer, 1904)
  Sclerogibba algerica Benoit, 1963

Sclerogibba berlandi Benoit, 1963

Sclerogibba crassifemorata Riggio Stefani-Perez, 1888

 

Sclerogibba impressa Olmi, 2005 

Sclerogibba madegassa Benoit, 1952

Sclerogibba magrettii (Kieffer, 1913)

  Sclerogibba mancinii (Masi, 1933)
  Sclerogibba rapax Olmi, 2005
  Sclerogibba rossi Olmi, 2005

 

Sclerogibba rufithorax (Cameron, 1904)

Sclerogibba talpiformis Benoit, 1950
  Sclerogibba transitoria Dessart, 1982

Sclerogibba turneri Richards, 1939

Sclerogibba vagabunda (Bridwell, 1919)

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Ectoparasitoid of Embiidina (= Embioptera).

References

Argaman, Q. 1988. Generic synopsis of Sclerogibbidae (Hymenoptera). Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici 80, 177-187.
Argaman, Q. 1993. A taxonomic study of Sclerogibbidae especially from the circumsardinian islands. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale “Giacomo Doria” 89: 537-553.

Azevedo C.O., Madl. M. & Olmi, M. 2010. A Catalogue of the Bethylidae, Chrysididae, Dryinidae, Embolemidae, Sclerogibbidae and Scolebythidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea) of the Malagasy Subregion. Linzer Biologische Beitrage 42(2): 845-918.

Bridwell, J.C. 1919. Some notes on Hawaiian and other Bethylidae (Hymenoptera) with description of new species. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 4, 21-38.

Olmi, M. 2005. A revision of the world Sclerogibbidae (Hymneoptera Chrysidoidea). Frustula Entomologica 26-27 (2003-2004): 46-193.

Olmi, M. &  van Harten, A. 2006. Dryinidae, Sclerogibbidae and Embolemidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea) of Yemen, with revised keys to the species of the Arabian peninsula. Fauna of Arabia 21: 307–337.

Olmi, M. & Copeland, R.S. & Guglielmino, A. 2015. An updated checklist of Dryinidae, Embolemidae and Sclerogibbidae (Hymenoptera) of Kenya and Burundi, with descriptions of thirteen new species. Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 55(1): 333-380.

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

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Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2018. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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