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Trissevania mrimaensis Mikó, Copeland, Balhoff, Yoder & Deans

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

Trissevania mrimaensis Mikó, Copeland, Balhoff, Yoder & Deans, 2014. Holotype in National Museums of Kenya (NMKE). Type locality: Mrima Hill Forest 4.48576S, 39.25845E 212m, Kenya.

Classification

 

Distribution

Kenya.

Biology

Host species of cockroach (Blattodea) unknown.

References

Mikó I, Copeland RS, Balhoff JP, Yoder MJ, Deans AR 2014. Folding Wings like a Cockroach: A Review of Transverse Wing Folding Ensign Wasps (Hymenoptera: Evaniidae: Afrevania and Trissevania). PLoS ONE 9(5): e94056. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0094056

Credits

Photographs © Robert Copeland (ICIPE, Nairobi) or © Istvan Mikó (Frost Entomological Museum, Pennsylvania, USA).


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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