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Ateleute Förster

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

Ateleute Förster 1869. Type species: Ateleute linearis Förster 1871.


Ateleute albiceps (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute bicincta (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute alborufa (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute brunneicincta (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute capitalis (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute clypearis (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute croccalis (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute elongata (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute foliacea (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute globiceps (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute isocela (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute nigriceps (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute nigriventris (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute nigrocincta (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute ocellaris (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute orbitalis (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute rectinervis (Morley, 1917)


Ateleute retorsa (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute rufa (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute scalena (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute sinuata (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute truncata (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute tsiriria (Seyrig, 1952)


Ateleute vicina (Seyrig, 1952)


Madagascar, South Africa.

Also in Nearctic region: USA; Oriental region: China, Japan, Malaysia; and Palaearctic region: Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sweden, United Kingdom


Hosts: Astala condeferata (Psychidae), Cryptothelea minuscula (Psychidae)


Förster, A. 1869. Synopsis der Familien und Gattungen der Ichneumonen. Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen Vereins der Preussischen Rheinlande und Westfalens. 25(1868): 135-221.  

Förster, A. 1871. Uebersicht der Gattungen und Arten der Familie der Plectiscoiden. Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen Vereins der Preussischen Rheinlande und Westfalens. 28: 71-123.

Santos BF. 2017. Phylogeny and reclassification of Cryptini (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Cryptinae), with implications for ichneumonid higher-level classification. Systematic Entomology. doi:10.1111/syen.12238

Santos BF, Alvarado M, Sääksjärvi IE, van Noort S, Villemant C & Brady SG. 2018. Molecular phylogeny of Ateleutinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae): systematics and biogeography of a widespread parasitoid wasp lineage. Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society zly072 https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zly072


Photographs by Aisha Mayekiso © Iziko Museums of South Africa.

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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