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Dinapsis Waterston

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Megalyroidea; Family: Megalyridae; Tribe: Dinapsini)

Dinapsis Waterston 1922.

ClassificationIdentification keys

Dinapsis albicauda Mita & Shaw, 2020 (Madagascar)

Dinapsis albicoxa Hedqvist, 1967 (Madagascar)

Dinapsis bicolor van Noort & Shaw, 2022 (South Africa)

Dinapsis centralis Shaw & van Noort, 2009 (Cameroon, Central African Republic, Kenya, Uganda)

Dinapsis cresta Mita & Shaw, 2020 (Madagascar)

Dinapsis gamka van Noort & Shaw, 2022 (South Africa)

Dinapsis hirtipes Hedqvist, 1967 (Madagascar)

Dinapsis igneus van Noort & Shaw, 2022 (Mauritius)

Dinapsis luteus Mita & Shaw, 2020 (Madagascar)

Dinapsis nubilis Hedqvist, 1967 (Madagascar)

Dinapsis oculohirta Hedqvist, 1967 (Madagascar)

Dinapsis planifrons Mita & Shaw, 2020 (Madagascar)

Dinapsis scriptus Mita & Shaw, 2020 (Madagascar)

Dinapsis seyrigi Hedqvist, 1967 (Madagascar)  

Dinapsis spinitibia van Noort & Shaw, 2022 (Tanzania)

Dinapsis taita van Noort & Shaw, 2022 (Burundi, Kenya)

Dinapsis tricolor Shaw & van Noort, 2022 (Kenya, South Africa)

Dinapsis turneri Waterston, 1922 (South Africa)

Dinapsis zulu Shaw & van Noort, 2022 (South Africa)

Dinapsis sp. (Madagascar)

Distribution

Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda.

Biology

Unknown.

References

Hedqvist, K.J. 1959. Hymenoptera (Ichneumonoidea) Megalyridae. South African Animal Life 6, 485-490

Hedqvist, K.J. 1967. Notes on Megalyridae (Hym. Ichneumonoidea) and description of new species from Madagascar. Annales de la Société entomologique de France 3: 239-246.

Mita T & Shaw SR. 2020. A taxonomic study of Dinapsis Waterson, 1922 from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Megalyridae, Dinapsini): crested wasps of the hirtipes species-group. Zootaxa 4858: 71–84. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4858.1.4

Shaw, S. R. 1990b. Phylogeny and biogeography of the parasitoid wasp family Megalyridae (Hymenoptera). Journal of Biogeography 17:569-581.

Shaw, S.R. & van Noort, S. 2009. A new Dinapsis species from the Central African Republic (Hymenoptera: Megalyridae: Dinapsini). Zootaxa 2118: 30–36.

van Noort, S. & Shaw, S.R. 2009. Megalyridia capensis (Hymenoptera: Megalyridae: Megalyridiini) a relict species endemic to South Africa. African Natural History 5: 1-8.

van Noort S, Shaw S, Copeland R. 2022. Revision of the endemic African genus Dinapsis (Dinapsini, Megalyridae, Hymenoptera) with description of seven new species. ZooKeys 1112: 27-122. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.1112.82307

Vilhelmsen, L. Perrichot, V. & Shaw, S.R. 2010. Past and present diversity and distribution in the parasitic wasp family Megalyridae (Hymenoptera). Systematic Entomology DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2010.00537.x

Waterston, J. 1922. A new family of Hymenoptera from South Africa. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 10: 418-420.

Credits

Photographs and map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa), or photographs © Toshiharu Mita (Kyushu University) and Scott Shaw (University of Wyoming).


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>).

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