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Prosevania Kieffer

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Evanioidea; Family: Evaniidae)

 Prosevania Kieffer, 1912 .  Evania afra Kieffer, 1911 by Viereck (1916) (see Muesebeck and Walkley 1956).

Classification

  Prosevania aethiopica (De Saeger, 1943)
  Prosevania afra (Kieffer, 1911)
  Prosevania bicolor (Benoit, 1949)
  Prosevania bifida (Kieffer, 1909)
  Prosevania bumbana (De Saeger, 1943)
  Prosevania cristatifrons (Kieffer, 1909)
  Prosevania desaegeri (Benoit, 1949)
  Prosevania divergens (Kohl, 1894)
  Prosevania flavocoxalis (Brues, 1918)
  Prosevania fuscipes (Illiger, 1894)
  Prosevania ghesquieri (Benoit, 1949)
  Prosevania ituriensis (Benoit, 1949)
  Prosevania kivuana (De Saeger, 1943)
  Prosevania mahagiensis (Benoit, 1949)
  Prosevania mueggenburgi (Enderlein, 1901)
  Prosevania nyassica (Enderlein, 1905)
  Prosevania petiolistriata (Benoit, 1949)
  Prosevania pusilla (Schletterer, 1889)
  Prosevania rimiscutellata (Enderlein, 1912)
  Prosevania rimosa (Enderlein, 1906)
  Prosevania rodhaini (De Saeger, 1943)
  Prosevania rufiscapa (Brues, 1924)
  Prosevania rutshurica (De Saeger, 1943)
  Prosevania verrucosipes (Kieffer, 1910)
  Prosevania villosa (Enderlein, 1901)
  Prosevania wittei (Benoit, 1951)

Distribution

Botswana, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Ghana, South Africa, Tanzania

Biology

Predators of cockroach eggs. Evaniids oviposit into the concealed egg cases (ootheca) and the larvae feed on the eggs and pupate inside the ootheca.

References

Benoit, P. L. G. 1949. Nouveaux Evaniidae du Congo belge appartenant aux genres Zeuxevania, Evania, et Prosevania. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 42: 274-284.

Benoit, PLG. 1951. Evaniidae (Hymenoptera Terebrantia). Exploration du Parc National Albert. Mission G. F. de Witte (1933-1935) 73: 19-25.

Brues CT. 1918. A new species of Evania from the Cameroons (Hymenoptera: Evaniidae). Psyche 25: 93-95.

Brues, CT. 1924. Some South African parasitic Hymenoptera of the families Evaniidae, Bracenidae {sic}, Alysiidae, and Plumariidae, in the South African Museum with a catalogue of the known species. Annals of the South African Museum 19: 1-150.

De Saeger, H. 1943. Contribution à l’étude des Hyménoptères du Congo belge Evaniidae. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 37: 331-348.

Deans AR, Yoder MJ, Dole K. 2019. Evanioidea Online - catalog of information about evanioid wasps (Hymenoptera). http://evanioidea.info

Deans, A.R. 2005. Annotated catalog of the world's ensign wasp species (Hymenoptera: Evaniidae. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 34: 1-164.

Enderlein, G. 1901. Neue Evaniiden, Stephaniden, Mutillen (Apterogyna), Proctotrupiden, und Chalcididen mit einer Bestimmung stabelle der africanischen Stephaniden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 67: 187-220.

Enderlein, G. 1903. Zwei neue ostafrikanische Zeuxevania-Arten. Berliner Entomologische Zeitscrift 48: 41-44.
Enderlein, G. 1905. Zur Klassifikation der Evaniiden. Zoologischer Anzeiger 28: 699-716.
Enderlein, G. 1906. Neue Evaniiden, besonders aus Sumatra. Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 67: 227-245.
Enderlein, G. 1909. Neue Evaniiden aus Formosa und Südamerika. Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 70:262.
Enderlein, G. 1912. H Sauter’s Formosa - Ausbeute Braconidae, Proctotrupidae und Evaniidae (Hym). Entomologische Mitteilungen 1:257-267.
Enderlein, G. 1912. Über einige Evaniiden und Stephaniden des deutschen entomologische Museums (Hym.) Entomologische Mitteilungen 1: 388-391.

Kieffer, JJ. 1909. Description de nouveaux Hyménoptères. Bollettino del Laboratorio di Zoologia Generale e Agraria 4: 105-117.

Kieffer, JJ. 1910. Serphidae, Cynipidae, Chalcididae, Evaniidae, und Stephanidae as Äquatorialafrika. Wißenschaftliche Ergibnisse der Deutschen Zentral-Afrika-Expedition 1907-1908 3 (Zoologie I): 1-29

Kieffer, J. J. 1911. Diagnoses de nouveaux Evaniides (Hym). Bulletin de la Société d'entomologique de France 1911: 303-305.

Kohl FF. 1894. Zur Hymenopterenfauna Afrikas. Annalen des k.k. Naturhistorischen Hofmuseums 9 (3-4): 279-350 + plates XIII-XVII.

Schletterer A. 1886. Ueber die Hymenopteren-Gattung Evania Fabr. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 36: 1-46.

Credits

Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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