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Aegilips aethiopicus Mata-Casanova & Pujade-Villar

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

Aegilips aethiopicus Mata-Casanova & Pujade-Villar, 2017. Holotype in: Ottawa (CNCI). Type locality: Hout Bay, Orange Hout Forest Pre., 150 m, South Africa.

Classification

 
Distribution Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa, Yemen, Zimbabwe.
Biology

Unknown.

References

Mata-Casanova N, Selfa J & Pujade-Villar J. 2017. Revision of the current knowledge of genus Aegilips Haliday, 1835 (Hymenoptera: Figitidae: Anacharitinae) in the Afrotropical Region, with description of three new species. African Entomology 25: 62 67. http://dx.doi.org/10.4001/003.025.0062

Credits

 

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa)

Matt Buffington (Systematic Entomology Laboratory, USDA/ARS) and Mattias Forshage (Swedish Museum of Natural History) both played an integral role in the development of the Cynipoidea pages.

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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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