HomeWasp classificationExpeditionsLinksFigWebBiodiversity ExplorerPermits

Paraphylax Förster

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

Paraphylax Förster, 1869. Type species: Paraphylax fasciatipennis Perkins 1962.

 

Paraphylax annulatus (Cameron, 1911)

Paraphylax_annulipes_HOLOTYPE

 Paraphylax annulipes (Cameron, 1905)

Paraphylax_caffer_HOLOTYPE Paraphylax caffer (Turner, 1927)
 

Paraphylax basilewskyi (Benoit, 1955)

 

Paraphylax carbonatorius (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax clarificator (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax cubiceps (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax divergens (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax elongatorius (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax ferruginosus (Holmgren, 1868)

 

Paraphylax fixatorius (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax flavostigmus (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax globatorius (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax granulatorius (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax ivondricus (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax mercator (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax micans (Tosquinet, 1896)

 

Paraphylax mimator (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax monotypus (Seyrig, 1952)

Paraphylax mussar Rousse & Villemant, 2012
 

Paraphylax nimbatorius (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax nimbipennis (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax nitidatorius (Seyrig, 1952)

Paraphylax_nitidisentis_HOLOTYPE

Paraphylax nitidisentis (Cameron, 1911)

 

Paraphylax postulator (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax pusillus (Szépligeti, 1908)

 

Paraphylax ruficornis (Cameron, 1906)

 

Paraphylax ridens (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax sculptus (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax seductor (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax sulcator (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Paraphylax tosquinetii (Dalla Torre, 1902)

 

Paraphylax transversatorius (Seyrig, 1952)

  Paraphylax truncatorius (Seyrig, 1952)

Distribution

Paraphylax_map

Afrotropical region: Burundi, Tanzania, South Africa, Madagascar.

Indo-Australian region: Australia, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Truk Islands, Samoa, Mariana Island.

Biology

A combination of various small cocoons and cocoons of  ichneumonids and spiders. 

References

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

Perkins, J.F. 1962. On the type species of Förster's genera (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). 11:385-483.

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.

Seyrig, A. 1952. Les Ichneumonides de Madagascar. IV Ichneumonidae Cryptinae. Mémoires de l'Académie Malgache. Fascicule XIX. 213 pp.

Credits

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

Next genus: Perinetia


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>).

Copyright 2004-2021 Iziko Museums of South Africa

customisable counter