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Aspidogyrus Yoshimoto

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

Aspidogyrus Yoshimoto, 1962.

 

Aspidogyrus kidoi Beardsley, 1992 (Hawaii)

Aspidogyrus macioleki Beardsley, 1992 (Hawaii)

Aspidogyrus mirabilis Beardsley, 1992 (Hawaii)

Aspidogyrus strigosus Yoshimoto, 1962 (Hawaii)

Distribution

Hawaii.

Biology

Parasitoids of fresh water aquatic Diptera larvae in swift-flowing streams.

References

Beardsley, J.W. 1989. Hawaiian Eucoilidae (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea). Key to genera and taxonomic notes on apparently non-endemic species. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 29: 165193.
Beardsley, J. 1992
. Review of the Genus Aspidogyrus Yoshimoto, with descriptions of three new species (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea: Eucoilidae). Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 31:139-150.

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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