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Orthocentrinae

Classification and checklist of Afrotropical orthocentrine wasps

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

  • Subfamily: Orthocentrinae

    •  Genus Aperileptus Benoit, 1955

      • Aperileptus inauguralis Benoit, 1955 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    •  Genus Catastenus Förster, 1869

      • Catastenus ocularis Seyrig, 1934 (Madagascar)

    •  Genus Chilocyrtus Townes, 1971

      • Chilocyrtus hortorum (Seyrig, 1934) (Madagascar)

    •  Genus Megastylus Schiřdte, 1838

      • Megastylus aethiopicus Benoit, 1955 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Megastylus princeps Benoit, 1955 (Burundi)

      • Megastylus semiluteus Benoit, 1955 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Megastylus vagabundus Seyrig, 1934 (Madagascar)

    • Genus Orthocentrus Gravenhorst, 1829

      • Orthocentrus compressicoxis Benoit, 1954 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Orthocentrus elongaticornis (Benoit, 1954) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Orthocentrus hirtus Benoit, 1955 (Burundi, Rwanda)

      • Orthocentrus immundus Seyrig, 1934 (Madagascar)

      • Orthocentrus indistinctus Benoit, 1954 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Orthocentrus lativalvis Benoit, 1954 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Orthocentrus limpidus Seyrig, 1935 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa)

      • Orthocentrus longiceps Seyrig, 1935 (Kenya)

      • Orthocentrus mediocris Seyrig, 1934 (Madagascar)

      • Orthocentrus pulcher Seyrig, 1934 (Madagascar)

      • Orthocentrus punctatissimus Benoit, 1954 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

      • Orthocentrus rovensis Seyrig, 1934 (Madagascar)

      • Orthocentrus semiflavus Seyrig, 1935 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya)

      • Orthocentrus urbanus Seyrig, 1934 (Madagascar)

    • Genus Plectiscidea Viereck, 1914

      • Plectiscidea separata (Seyrig, 1934) (Madagascar)

    • Genus Plectiscus Gravenhorst, 1829

    • Genus Proclitus Förster, 1869

      • Proclitus ligatus Seyrig, 1934 (Madagascar)

    • Genus Pantisarthrus Förster, 1871

    • Genus Stenomacrus Förster, 1869

    • Genus Symplecis Förster, 1869

      • Symplecis matilei Delobel, 1975 (Central African Republic)

    • Genus Tariqia Rousse & Villemant, 2012

References

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

Rousse, P. & Villemant, C. 2012. Ichneumons in Reunion Island: a catalogue of the local Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera) species, including 15 new taxa and a key to species. Zootaxa 3278: 1–57.

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. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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