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Cratocnema Szépligeti

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Ichneumonoidea; Family: Braconidae; Subfamily: Braconinae)

Cratocnema Szépligeti, 1914. Type species : Exothecus magnificus Ashmead, 1889.


Cratocnema albopilosum (Szépligeti, 1913)


Cratocnema bicolor Szépligeti, 1914


Cratocnema cephalotum Szépligeti, 1914


Cratocnema juxtacasum Papp, 2000


Cratocnema leve Granger, 1949


Cratocnema luteum (Szépligeti, 1913)


Cratocnema maculiceps Szépligeti, 1914


Cratocnema maculiventre Szépligeti, 1914


Cratocnema nigriventre Szépligeti, 1914


Cratocnema pallidipes Szépligeti, 1914


Cratocnema politum Szépligeti, 1914


Cratocnema postfurcale (Brues, 1924)


Cratocnema testaceum Szépligeti, 1914


Cratocnema tricolor Granger, 1949


Cratocnema variicolor Granger, 1949

Cratocnema species


Afrotropical region: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo.




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Brues, C.T. 1924. Some South African parasitic Hymenoptera of the families Evaniidae, Braconidae, Alysiidae, and Plumariidae in the South African Museum with a catalogue of the known species. Annals of the South African Museum. 19:1-150.  
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Papp, J. 2000. Cratocnema juxtacasum sp.n. from Malgasy (Hymenoptera: Braconidae, Braconinae). Folia Entomologica Hungarica. 61:149-156.  
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Quicke, D.L.J. 1991. Tergal and inter-tergal metasomal glands of male Braconine wasps (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Braconidae). Zoologica Scripta. 19:413-423.  
Quicke, D.L.J. 1991. The non-European Braconinae types of Szépligeti housed in Budapest (Hymenoptera, Braconidae). Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici. 83:169-186.

Quicke, D.L.J.; Wharton, R.A. and Sittertz Bhatkar, H. 1997. Antero-lateral abdominal scent glands of braconine wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 6(2): 219-230.  
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Szépligeti, G. 1913. Neue afrikanische Braconiden aus der Sammlung der Ungarischen National-Museum. Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici. 11:592-608.  
Szépligeti, G. 1914. Afrikanische Braconiden des Königl. Zoologischen Museums in Berlin. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin. 7:153-230.  
Szépligeti, G.V. 1914. Central-Afrikanische Braconidae des Congo-Museums. Revue de Zoologie Africaine. 3:403-420.  


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

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)


Citation: van Noort, S. 2019. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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