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Euceroptres Ashmead

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

Euceroptres Ashmead, 1896

ClassificationCynipoidea keys

 

Euceroptres montanus Weld, 1926

 

Euceroptres primus Ashmead, 1896

 

Euceroptres whartoni Buffington & Liljeblad, 2008

Euceroptres maritimus Weld, 1926.

Distribution

Holarctic Region; mostly Nearctic, with one recent specimen seen from Serbia (Buffington, pers. obsv.).

Biology

Parasitoids or inquilines of Andricus spp. (Cynipini) on Quercus spp.

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): 169. https://doi.org/10.1093/isd/ixaa003

Credits

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


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2024. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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