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Mesochorinae

Classification and checklist of Afrotropical mesochorine wasps

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

  • Subfamily: Mesochorinae

    •  Genus Artherola Wahl, 1993

      • Artherola sima Wahl, 1993 (South Africa)

    •  Genus Cidaphus Förster, 1869

      • Cidaphus crassus (Seyrig, 1935) (Kenya, Tanzania)

      • Cidaphus longicornis (Benoit, 1955) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Cidaphus nigeriensis Lee, 1991 (Nigeria)

    •  Genus Mesochorus Gravenhorst, 1829

      • Mesochorus basilewskyi Benoit, 1955 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Mesochorus cariniferus Benoit, 1955 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Reunion)
      • Mesochorus decoratus Wilkinson, 1927 (Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa, Uganda)

      • Mesochorus discitergus (Say, 1835) (Afrotropical: South Africa; worldwide except Australasian)

      • Mesochorus herero Enderlein, 1914 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa)

      • Mesochorus lobaticola Benoit, 1955 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Mesochorus melanothorax Wilkinson, 1927 (Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria)

      • Mesochorus nkulius Benoit, 1955 (Rwanda)

      • Mesochorus nox Morley, 1926 (South Africa)

      • Mesochorus ornatus Wilkinson, 1927 (Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda)

      • Mesochorus probus Benoit, 1955 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Mesochorus sculpturatus Benoit, 1955 (Rwanda)

    •  Genus Stictopisthus Thomson, 1886

      • Stictopisthus angustatus (Benoit, 1955) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Stictopisthus bicarinatus (Benoit, 1955) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Stictopisthus bilineatus (Thomson, 1886) (Afrotropical: Sudan, Zaire; Nearctic, Palaearctic)

      • Stictopisthus breviscapus (Kerrich, 1956) (South Africa)

      • Stictopisthus carbonarius (Benoit, 1955) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Stictopisthus cariniferus (Benoit, 1955) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Stictopisthus longicornis Benoit, 1949 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Stictopisthus nigellus (Wilkinson, 1927) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Uganda)

      • Stictopisthus nigrans (Wilkinson, 1927) (South Africa)

      • Stictopisthus perfidus (Benoit, 1955) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Stictopisthus perturbatus (Benoit, 1955) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Stictopisthus senegalensis (Benoit, 1955) (Senegal)

      • Stictopisthus seyrigi (Benoit, 1955) (Madagascar)

      • Stictopisthus subniger (Wilkinson, 1927) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, South Africa)

Reference

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 by Agničle Touret-Alby © MNHN (specimens database http://coldb.mnhn.fr).

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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