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Araucocynips Buffington & Nieves-Aldrey

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

Araucocynips Buffington & Nieves-Aldrey, 2011

ClassificationCynipoidea keys

  Araucocynips ariasae Buffington & Nieves-Aldrey, 2011
  Araucocynips queulensis Buffington & Nieves-Aldrey, 2011

Distribution

Neotropical Region: temperate South America.

Biology

Associated with Aditrochus species (Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae: Ormocerinae) and unidentified hymenopterous gallers on Nothofagus spp. (Fagaceae).

References

Buffington ML, Nieves-Aldrey JL. 2011. Revision of Plectocynipinae (Hymenoptera: Figitidae) with descriptions of a new genus and three new species from Chile. Proceedings of the Entomolological Society of Washington 113: 91-108. https://dx.doi.org/10.4289%2F0013-8797.113.2.91

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. 2023. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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