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Gasteruption Latreille

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

Gasteruption Latreille, 1796. Type species: Ichneumon assectator Linnaeus,1758.

Dolichofoenus Kieffer, 1910; Foenus Fabricius, 1798; Gasteryption Semenov, 1892; Gasteryptium Schulz, 1906; Gastrhyptium Schulz, 1911; Gastryptium Agassiz, 1846; Hyptiagaster Dominique, 1893; Phoenus Schletterer, 1889; Plutofoenus Kieffer, 1911; Rhydinofoenus Bradley, 1909; Trichofoenus Kieffer, 1910

Gasteruption species
Gasteruption species
Gasteruption species
 

Gasteruption abyssinicum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption aethiopicum Stadelmann, 1895

Gasteruption albovaginatum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption australifrone Pasteels, 1962

Gasteruption basilewskyi Basilewsky, 1955

Gasteruption basuta Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption bequaerti Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption bicolor Kieffer, 1911

Gasteruption biquadratum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption brunnicans Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption caffrarium Schletterer, 1885

Gasteruption coxale Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption crassiventre Cameron, 1906

Gasteruption cribosum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption curviceps Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption depressum nitidothoracale Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption depressum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption doederleini Kieffer, 1911

Gasteruption eburneum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption elongatum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption enigmaticum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption erythropus Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption exsectum Schletterer, 1889 

Gasteruption ferrugineum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption filicauda Kieffer, 1911

Gasteruption flavonotatum Kieffer, 1911

Gasteruption francinsci Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption fulvivagina equatoriale Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption fulvivagina Kieffer, 1904

Gasteruption fuscipenne Brues, 1924

Gasteruption fuscivagina Kieffer, 1911

Gasteruption glabratum Schletterer, 1889

Gasteruption gorilla Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption gracile Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption guillarmodi Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption hirsutum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption ifani Berland, 1950

Gasteruption irsaci Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption jacobi Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption leleupi Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption leptocephalum Cameron, 1906

Gasteruption liebeli Kieffer 1911

Gasteruption lucidum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption luteipenne Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption luteotegulare Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption macrops Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption madagascarense Benoit 1984

Gasteruption marginatum Schletterer, 1890

Gasteruption mediale Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption melanotarsus Kieffer, 1911

Gasteruption melanothecus Kieffer, 1911 (check status. Type NHML; TL: Port Natal)

Gasteruption monticola rubricorne Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption monticola Kiefffer, 1911

Gasteruption nimbale Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption nitidothoracale Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption obconicum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption occipitale Schletterer, 1890

Gasteruption ocellatum Benoit, 1984

Gasteruption ornatipes Kieffer, 1911

Gasteruption paradoxale Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption pedicellatum Brues, 1924

Gasteruption pedicellatum madecassum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption peringueyi Brues, 1924

Gasteruption pilosum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption politum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption pubescens Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption pulchripennis equatorialis Pasteels, ms name?

 

Gasteruption punctalbum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption punctulatum Schletterer, 1889

Gasteruption punctulatum septentrionale Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption robustum Kieffer, 1911

Gasteruption rotundiceps Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption ruwenszorii Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption saharensis Benoit 1984

Gasteruption seyrigi Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption sjoestedti Kieffer, 1904

Gasteruption solmsi Kieffer, 1911

Gasteruption striolatum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption subnitens Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption transiens Pasteels, 1911

Gasteruption triangulare Kieffer, 1912

Gasteruption trigonum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption triplex Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption tropicale Kieffer, 1911

Gasteruption turneri Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption vicinum Pasteels, 1956

Gasteruption xylocopae Kieffer, 1911

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Parasitoids of solitary bees and wasps (Anthophoridae, Colletidae, Megachilidae, Sphecidae, and Vespidae (Masarinae) (Jennings and Austin, 2004).

References

 

Jennings, J. T. & Austin, A. D. 2004. Biology and host relationships of aulacid and gasteruptiid wasps (Hymenoptera: Evanioidea): a review. pp. 187-215. In Rajmohana, K., Sudheer, K., Girish Kumar, P., & Santhosh, S. (Eds.) Perspectives on Biosystematics and Biodiversity. University of Calicut, Kerala, India.

Pasteels, J.J.  1955.  Contributions à l'etude de la faune entomologique du Ruanda-Urundi (Mission P. Basilewsky 1953).  Hymenoptera Argidae, Tenthredinidae et Gasteruptiidae. Annales du Musee Royal du Congo Belge 40:  370-75.

Pasteels, J.J. 1956.  Révision du genre Gasteruption (Hymenoptera, Evanoidea, Gasteruptionidae) I. Espèces de l'Afrique noire. Annales du Musee Royal du Congo Belge 50: 1-91.

Pasteels, J.J. 1956. Hymenoptera : Gasteruptionidae. pp. 483-484. In Hanstrom, B., Brinck, P. and Rudebeck, G. (Eds.), South African Animal Life. Results of the Lund University Expedition in 1950-1951 Vol 6. (Alnqvist and Wiksell: Stockholm).

Pasteels, J.J. 1958. Trois nouveaux Gasteruption Hymenoptera, Evanoidea, Gasteruptionidae) d'Afrique occidentale. Bulletin et Annales de la Société Royale Entomologique de Belgique 94: 125-128.

Pasteels, J.J. 1962. Espèces peu connues on nouvelles du genrs Gasteruption, en provenance de l'Afrique noire (Hymenoptera, Evanoidea). Bulletin et Annales de la Société Royale Entomologique de Belgique 98: 49-60.

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa)

Photograph of living specimen one © Vida van der Walt (Pretoria) of living specimen two © Joan Young.


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2022. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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