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Classification and checklist of Afrotropical scolebythid wasps

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


Azevedo, C.O. 1999. A Key to World Species of Scolebythidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea), with Description of a New Species of Dominibythus from Brazil. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 8 (1): 1-5.
Day, M.C. 1977.
A new genus of Plumariidae from southern Africa, with notes on Scolebythidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea). Cimbebasia 4: 171-177.

Engel, M. & Grimaldi, D.A. 2006. Cretaceous Scolebythidae and phylogeny of the family (Hymenoptera; Chrysidoidea). American Museum Novitates 3568: 16 pp.
Evans, H.E. 1963.
A new family of wasps. Psyche 70 (1): 7-16, pl. 2.
Evans, H.E., Kugler, C. & Brown, W.L. Jr. 1979.
Rediscovery of Scolebythus madecassus, with description of the male and of the female sting apparatus (Hymenoptera: Scolebythidae). Psyche 86 (1): 45-51.
Finnamore, A.T. & Brothers, D.J.
1993. Superfamily Chrysidoidea (pp. 130-160). In GOULET, H. & HUBER, J. (eds). Hymenoptera of the World: an identification guide to families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 668 pp.

Nagy, C.G. 1975. A new genus of Scolebythidae (Hymenoptera) from South Africa and Australia. J. Ent. Soc. S. Africa 38: 75-78.

Sorg, M. 1988. Zur Phylogenie und Systematik der Bethylidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea). Geologisches Instititut der Universität zu Köln Sonderveröffentlichungen 63: 146 pp.


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

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)


Citation: van Noort, S. 2022. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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