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Callaspidia notata Walker

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

Callaspidia notata (Boyers de Fonscolombe, 1832),

Dieucoila indica Mani, 1936. Lectotype in Zoological Survey of India. Type locality: Mussorie, India. Synonymy by Forshage & Baiao, 2014.


Identification keys

Lectotype of Dieucoila indica Mani, 1933.



Nearctic, Neotropical, Palaearctic regions.


Koinobiont endoparasitoids of aphidophagous syrphid (Buffington et al., 2012)


Buffington ML, Brady S, Morita S, van Noort S 2012. Divergence estimates and early evolutionary history of Figitidae (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea). Systematic Entomology 37: 287–304.

Evenhuis H 1968. Some ecological facts about two Dutch Melanips species. Entomologische Berichten 28: 175–176.

Fergusson NDM 1986. Charipidae, Ibaliidae & Figitidae: Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea. Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects, vol 8, pt 1c. London. 1–55.

Forshage, M., & Baião, G. 2014. Revision of Mani's Figitidae types (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea). Zootaxa 3784(4): 498–500. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3784.4.9

Mani, M.S. 1936. Some new and little known parasitic Hymenoptera from India. Records of the Indian Museum 38: 333–340.

van Noort, S, Buffington ML & Forshage, M. 2015. Afrotropical Cynipoidea (Hymenoptera). ZooKeys 493: 1-176. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.493.6353


Photographs © Matt Buffington (Systematic Entomology Laboratory, USDA/ARS).


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