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Classification

Anomaloninae

of the Afrotropical Region

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

Anomaloninae Förster 1869. Type species: Anomalon Viereck 1918.

Agrypon_leucostomum_LECTOTYPE

Agrypon Förster, 1860

Anomalon_punctatulum_PARATYPE

Anomalon Panzer, 1804

Barylypa_xanthomelas_HOLOTYPE

Barylypa Förster, 1869

Cechenodes_oweni_NON_TYPE

Cechenodes Townes, 1971

Encardia_picta_HOLOTYPE

Encardia Tosquinet, 1896

Helenanomalon Broad, 2014

Parania_nototrachoides_LECTOTYPE

Parania Morley, 1913

Pseudanomalan_hugin_HOLOTYPE

Pseudanomalon Szépligeti, 1905

Sphaeromanus Aubert, 1979

Trichomma_albicoxum_LECTOTYPE

Trichomma Wesmael, 1849

Vernamalon_spilopterum_LECTOTYPE

Vernamalon Gauld, 1976

Biology

Endoparasitoids (koinobiont) of butterfly and moth (Lepidoptera) and beetle (Coleoptera) larvae. Eggs are laid into the larva and adult wasp emerges from host pupa.

Distribution

Worldwide.

References

Broad G.R. 2014. A new, endemic genus of Anomaloninae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) from St Helena. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 41: 31-45. doi: 10.3897/JHR.41.8099

Förster, A. 1869. Synopsis der Familien und Gattungen der Ichneumonen. Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen Vereins der Preussischen Rheinlande und Westfalens 25: 135-221.

Gauld, I.D. 1980. A synopsis of the Anomaloninae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) of sub-Saharan Africa with special reference to species of potential economic importance. Bulletin of Entomological Research 70(1): 33-41.

Morley, C. 1913. A revision of the Ichneumonidae based on the collection in the British Museum (Natural History) with descriptions of new genera and species. Part II. Tribes Rhyssides, Echthromorphides, Anomalides and Paniscides. London, British Museum. 140pp.

Szépligeti, G. 1906. Neue exotische Ichneumoniden aus der Sammlung des Ungarischen National Museums. Annales Musei Nationalis Hungarici 4: 119-156.

Viereck, H.L. 1918. A list of families and subfamilies of the Ichneumon-flies in the superfamily Ichneumonoidea. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 31:69-74.

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. 2018. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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