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Acaenitinae

of the Afrotropical Region

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

Acaenitinae Morley, 1908. Type genus: Acaenitus Latreille, 1809.

Dimorphonyx_chauvini_HOLOTYPE

Dimorphonyx Seyrig, 1932

Hieroceryx_glomiger_HOLOTYPE

Hieroceryx Tosquinet, 1896

Ishigakia Uchida, 1928

Notaulites_filicornis_HOLOTYPE

Notaulites Seyrig, 1932

Paracollyria_dapsilis_HOLOTYPE

Paracollyria Cameron, 1906

Phorotrophus Saussure, 1892

Biology

Endoparasitoids (koinobiont) of mostly wood-boring beetle (Coleoptera) larvae, but also moth (Lepidoptera) and wasp (Hymenoptera) larvae.

Distribution

Worldwide.

References

Benoit, P.L.G. 1951. Sur les genres ethiopiens Gabunia Kriechb., Paracollyria Cam. et Hieroceryx Tosq. (Hym. - Ichneum. - Pimpl.) specialement au Congo belge. Annales de la Société Zoologique de Belgique 82: 93-106.

Benoit, P.L.G. 1952. Révision des espèces continentales du genre Phorotrophus Saussure (Ichneum. - Pimplinae). Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 45: 330-352.

Benoit, P.L.G. 1953. Nouveaux Ichneumonidae du Congo belge. Lambillionea. 53(9-10): 76-78.

Benoit, P.L.G. 1955. Contributions a l'étude des Ichneumonidae africains (Hymenoptera). I. Annales du Musée Royal du Congo Belge, Sciences Zoologiques 38: 1-55. 

Benoit, P.L.G. 1956. Ichneumonidae nouveaux ou interessants de l'Afrique du Sud. Annals of the South African Museum. 43:123-135.

Cameron, P. 1906. Descriptions of new species of parasitic Hymenoptera chiefly in the collection of the South African Museum, Cape Town. Annals of the South African Museum 5: 17-186.

Cameron, P. 1911. On the parasitic Hymenoptera collected by Mr. A.J.T. Janse, Transvaal. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 2: 173-217.

Castillo C, Sääksjärvi IE, Bennett AMR, & Broad GR. 2011. First record of Acaenitinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) from South America with description of a new species and a key to the world species of Arotes Gravenhorst. Zookeys 137: 77-88. http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.137.1788

Fitton, M.G. and Gauld, I.D. 1976. The family-group names of the Ichneumonidae (excluding Ichneumoninae) (Hymenoptera). Systematic Entomology 1: 247-258.

Holmgren, A.E. 1868. Hymenoptera. Species novas descripsit. Kongliga Svenska Fregatten Eugenies Resa omkring jorden. Zoologi 6: 391-442.

Kriechbaumer, J. 1895. Hymenoptera nova exotica Ichneumonidae e collectione Dr. Rich. Kriegeri. Sitzungsberichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Leipzig 1893/4: 124-136.

Maquart, P.O., Rousse, P. & van Noort, S. 2014.  Revision of the Afrotropical genus Phorotrophus Saussure, 1892 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Acaenitinae), with description of eight new species. African Natural History 10: 57-117.

Morley, C. 1908. Ichneumonologia Britannica, iii. The Ichneumons of Great Britain. Pimplinae. London. 328pp.

Morley, C. 1916. On some South African Ichneumonidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 15: 353-400.

Roman, A. 1910. Notizen zur Schlupfwespensammlung des schwedischen Reichsmuseums. Entomologisk Tidskrift 31: 109-196.

Saussure, H. de. 1892. Hymenopteres. In: Grandidier A. "Histoire physique naturelle et politique de Madagascar. 20." Paris. 590 pp.

Seyrig, A. 1932. Les Ichneumonides de Madagascar. I Ichneumonidae Pimplinae. Mémoires de l'Académie Malgache. Fascicule 11. 183pp.

Seyrig, A. 1934. Les Ichneumonides de Madagascar. II Ichneumonidae Tryphoninae et Supplement aux I. Pimplinae. Mémoires de l'Académie Malgache 19: 1-111.

Tosquinet, J. 1896. Contributions à la faune entomologique de l'Afrique. Ichneumonides. Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 5: 1-430.

Wilkinson, D.S. 1930. New species and host records of Ichneumonidae and Braconidae. Bulletin of Entomological Research 21: 147-158.

Yu D.S., van Achterberg, K., Horstmann, K. 2011. World Ichneumonoidea 2011. Taxonomy, biology, morphology and distribution. Available from Vancouver, Canada: Taxapad. www.taxapad.com

Credits

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

Acaenitinae; Anomaloninae; Banchinae; Brachycyrtinae; Sisyrostolinae; Campopleginae; Cremastinae; Cryptinae; Ctenopelmatinae; Diplazontinae; Eucerotinae; Ichneumoninae; Lycorininae; Mesochorinae; Metopiinae; Ophioninae; Orthocentrinae; Pimplinae; Rhyssinae; Tersilochinae; Tryphoninae; Xoridinae


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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