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Acanthaegilips Ashmead

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Cynipoidea; Family: Figitidae; Subfamily: Anacharitinae)

Acanthaegilips Ashmead, 1897.

Classification

 

Acanthaegilips alienus Ros-Farré & Pujade-Villar, 2003 (Dominican Republic)

Acanthaegilips ashmeadi Ros-Farré & Pujade-Villar, 2003 (Colombia, Peru)

Acanthaegilips boyacensis Mata-Casanova & Pujade-Villar, 2013 (Colombia)

Acanthaegilips braziliensis Ashmead, 1897 (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Venezuela)

 

Acanthaegilips carinatus Ros-Farré & Pujade Villar, 2003 (Brazil)

Acanthaegilips colombiensis Pujade-Villar & Restrepo-Ortiz, 2009 (Colombia)

Acanthaegilips curvis Mata-Casanova & Pujade-Villar, 2013 (Colombia)

Acanthaegilips dentis Ros-Farré & Pujade Villar, 2003 (Costa Rica, Venezuela)

Acanthaegilips diazi Ros-Farré & Pujade Villar, 2003 (Argentina, Colombia)

 

Acanthaegilips exiguus Ros-Farré & Pujade Villar, 2003 (Jamaica)

Acanthaegilips huggerti Sporrong & Ros-Farré, 2003 (Colombia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Venezuela)

Acanthaegilips levis Ros-Farré & Pujade Villar, 2003 (Costa Rica)

Acanthaegilips macropennis Sporrong & Ros-Farré, 2003 (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela)

 

Acanthaegilips masneri Sporrong & Ros-Farré, 2003 (Venezuela)

Acanthaegilips notiobiellus Mata-Casanova & Pujade-Villar, 2014 (Venezuela)

Acanthaegilips occultus Ros-Farré & Pujade Villar, 2003 (Venezuela)

Acanthaegilips palmirae Mata-Casanova & Pujade-Villar, 2013 (Colombia)

Acanthaegilips timidus Mata-Casanova & Pujade-Villar, 2013 (Colombia)

Acanthaegilips truncatus Mata-Casanova & Pujade-Villar, 2013 (Colombia)

Acanthaegilips venezuelensis  Ros-Farré & García, 2009 (Colombia, Venezuela)

Distribution

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Venezuela.

Biology

Reared from cocoons of the hemerobiid Notiobiella cixiiformis (Gerstaecker, 1888) (Mata-Casanova et al 2014).

References

Buffington ML, Forshage M, Liljeblad J, Tang CT, van Noort, S. 2020. World Cynipoidea (Hymenoptera):a key to higher-level groups. Insect Systematics and Diversity 4(4): 1–69. https://doi.org/10.1093/isd/ixaa003

Mata-Casanova N, Pujade-Villar J. 2013. Nuevas aportaciones al conocimiento de Acanthaegilips en Colombia (Hymenoptera: Figitidae: Anacharitinae). Revista colombiana de Entomología 39(1):71–75.

Mata-Casanova N, Selfa J, Arcaya E, Sosa F, Tormos J, Pujade-Villar J. 2014. First host record for Acanthaegilips (Hymenoptera: Figitidae: Anacharitinae) and description of a new species from Venezuela. Fla Entomol 97(2):461–464.Pujade-Villar J, Restrepo-Ortiz CX, García JL, Ros-Farré P. 2009. Redescripción de Acanthaegilips Ashmead 1897 y descripción de dos nuevas especies (Figitidae: Anacharitinae). Dugesiana 16(2):57–65
Pujade-Villar J, Restrepo-Ortiz CX, Ros-Farré P, García JL. 2009. Acanthaegilips Ashmead, 1897 (Cynipoidea, Figitidae: Anacharitinae) de Venezuela. Entomotropica 24(1):23–30.
Restrepo-Ortiz CX, Ros-Farré P, Díaz NB, García JL, Pujade-Villar J. 2010. Nuevos aportes al conocimiento del género Acanthaegilips (Hymenoptera: Figitidae). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 69(1–2):09–16.
Richards OW. 1977. Hymenoptera. In: Handbooks for the identification of British insects. 2nd Edn. 6(1): 1–100. British Museum and Royal Entomological Society, London.
Ronquist, F. 1999. Phylogeny, classification and evolution of the Cynipoidea. Zoologica Scripta 28:139–164.

Ros-Farré P, Ronquist F, Pujade-Villar J. 2000. Redescription of Acanthaegilips Ashmead, 1897, with characterization of the Anacharitinae and Aspiceratinae (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea:
Figitidae). Zool J Linnean Soc 129:467–488.
Ros-Farré P, Sporrong M, Ronquist F, Pujade-Villar J. 2003. Revision of the Neotropical genus Acanthaegilips (Hym., Cynipoidea, Figtidae). Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 43(2):11–30.

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