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Diaparsis Förster

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

Diaparsis Förster, 1869. Type species: Porizon truncatus Horstmann, 1971.

ClassificationIdentification keys

Diaparsis abstata Khalaim, 2013 (Gabon, South Africa, Uganda)

Diaparsis aneucliformis Khalaim, 2013 (South Africa)

Diaparsis deimos Khalaim, 2021 (Madagascar)

Diaparsis evanescens (Morley, 1912) (Seychelles)

Diaparsis interstitialis Khalaim, 2013 (Cameroon, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

Diaparsis inusitata Khalaim, 2013 (Uganda)

Diaparsis kanyawara Khalaim & Sääksjärvi, 2014 (Uganda)

Diaparsis kolyadai Khalaim, 2013 (South Africa)

Diaparsis minuscula Khalaim, 2013 (South Africa)

Diaparsis mostovskii Khalaim, 2013 (South Africa, Uganda)

Diaparsis nebulosa Khalaim, 2013 (Cameroon)

Diaparsis phobos Khalaim, 2021 (Madagascar)

Diaparsis probleformis Khalaim, 2013 (Kenya, Namibia, South Africa)

Diaparsis ramassamy Rousse & Villemant, 2012 (Reunion)

Diaparsis robusta Khalaim, 2013 (South Africa)

Diaparsis sinuator Khalaim & Sääksjärvi, 2014 (Uganda)

Diaparsis umbrosa Khalaim & Sääksjärvi, 2014 (Uganda)

Diaparsis voluptuosa Khalaim, 2013 (South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

Diaparsis vulgaris Khalaim, 2013 (South Africa)

Distribution

Cameroon, Gabon, Kenya, Madagascar, Namibia, Reunion, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe.

Also Australasian, Oriental, Nearctic and Palaearctic regions.

Biology

Hosts: Buprestidae, Cerambycidae, Chrysomelidae, Curculionidae, Tenthredinidae, Scolytidae.

References

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

Horstmann, K. 1971. Revision der europäischen Tersilochinen 1 (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae). Veröffentlichungen der Zoologischen Staatssammlung (München). 15:47-138.

Khalaim, A.I. 2013. Afrotropical species of Diaparsis Förster, 1869 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Tersilochinae). African Invertebrates 54: 127–159. http://dx.doi.org/10.5733/afin.054.0104

Khalaim A.I. 2013. New data on the Afrotropical Tersilochinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae). Proceedings of the Russian Entomological Society. St. Petersburg. 84 (2): 129–136.

Khalaim, A.I. 2021. Diaparsis phobos sp. nov. and D. deimos sp. nov., two amazing new species of Tersilochinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) from Madagascar. Zootaxa 4985(1): 118–124. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4985.1.8

Khalaim AI, Sääksjärvi IE  & Roinine, H. 2014. Three new Afrotropical species of Tersilochinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) from the Kibale National Park, Uganda. Zootaxa 3794: 536–544. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3794.4.4

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 © Andrey Khalaim (Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia) or by Agnièle Touret-Alby © MNHN (specimens database http://coldb.mnhn.fr).

Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

 

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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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