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Afrodontaspis striatissima Benoit

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

Afrodontaspis striatissima Benoit 1956.

Afrodontaspis_male_habitus_lateral Afrodontaspis_male_body_lateral
Afrodontaspis_male_head_mesosoma_dorsal Afrodontaspis_male_head_mesosoma_lateral
Afrodontaspis_male_head_mesosoma_dorso-posterior Afrodontaspis_male_mesosoma_dorso-lateral
Afrodontaspis_male_head_pronotal_plate Afrodontaspis_male_head_pronotal_plate_anterior
Afrodontaspis_male_head_frontal Afrodontaspis_male_left_antenna_antiaxial_view
Afrodontaspis_male_wings Afrodontaspis_male_label
Distribution

Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda

Biology

Unknown

References

Quinlan, J. 1986. A key to the Afrotropical genera of Eucoilidae (Hymenoptera), with a revision of certain genera. Bull. Br. Mus. Nat. Hist. (Entomology) 52, 243366.

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

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

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