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Aegilips capensis Kieffer

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

Aegilips capensis Kieffer, 1912



Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe.




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

Pujade-Villar, J. 2012. Anacharis madagascarensis sp. n., first record of Anacharitinae from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea: Figitidae). African Entomology 20: 119-123.

Ronquist, F. 1999. Phylogeny, classification and evolution of the Cynipoidea. Zoologica Scripta 28:139164.



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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