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Angustacorpa Quinlan

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

Angustacorpa Quinlan, 1988


Angustacorpa apsus Quinlan, 1988 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya)


Angustacorpa persa Quinlan, 1988 (Democratic Republic of Congo)


Angustacorpa prodicus Quinlan, 1988 (Democratic Republic of Congo)


Angustacorpa triton Quinlan, 1988 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Distribution Endemic to Afrotropical region: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya (Quinlan 1988); Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Guinea, South Africa, Uganda, Yemen (van Noort et al. 2015).

Host unknown, but expected to attack a dipterous host in a narrow space such as under tree bark (van Noort et al. 2015).


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



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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