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Gelis Thunberg

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

Gelis Thunberg 1827. Type species: Mutilla acarorum Viereck 1914.

 

Gelis areator (Panzer, 1804)

Gelis_balteatus

Gelis balteatus (Cameron, 1905)

 

Gelis latrodectiphagus (Hesse, 1942)

 

Gelis problematicus (Seyrig, 1952)

Distribution

 Afrotropical, Holarctic, Indo-Australian, Neotropical &  Oceanic regions

Biology

Hosts: Bathyplectes anurus (Ichneumonidae), Bathyplectes curculionis (Ichneumonidae), Hypselistes florens (Linyphiidae), Pardosa astrigeria (Lycosidae)

Reference

Thunberg, C.P. 1827. Gelis insecti genus descriptum. Nova Acta Regias Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis. 9:199-204.

Viereck, H.L. 1914. Type species of the genera of Ichneumon flies. United States National Museum Bulletin. No.83. 186pp.

Credits

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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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