HomeWasp classificationExpeditionsLinksFigWebBiodiversity ExplorerPermits

Chriodes Förster

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

Chriodes Förster, 1869. Type species: Chriodes oculatus Ashmead, 1905.


Chriodes incompletus (Seyrig, 1935)

Chriodes nanyukianus (Seyrig, 1935)  
Chriodes punctifer (Morley, 1919)  


Kenya, Uganda.

Also Indo-Australian region: China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand.


Host: unknown.


Ashmead, W.H. 1905. Additions to the recorded Hymenopterous fauna of the Philippine Islands, with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 28(1413):957-971.

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

Quicke, D.L.J. ; Fitton, M.G.; Broad, G.R.; Crocker, B.; Laurenne, N.M.; Miah, M.I. 2005. The parasitic wasp genera Skiapus, Hellwigia, Nonnus, Chriodes, and Klutiana (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae): recognition of the Nesomesochorinae stat. rev. and Nonninae stat. nov. and transfer of Skiapus and Hellwigia to the Ophioninae. Journal of Natural History 39(27): 2559-2578.


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

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)


Citation: van Noort, S. 2022. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

Copyright 2004-2022 Iziko Museums of South Africa

customisable counter