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Nixonia pretiosa Masner

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Platygastroidea; Family Platygastridae; Subfamily: Scelioninae, Genus: Nixonia)

Nixonia pretiosa Masner 1958. Holotype: in The Natural History Museum, London. Type locality: NAMIBIA: Okahandja.



Afrotropical region: Namibia.


Host: unknown.


Masner, L. 1958. An interesting new genus of Platygastridae from S.W. Africa (Hymenoptera: Proctotrupoidea). Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society London (B) 27:101-104.


Photographs Norman Johnson (Ohio State University Collection).

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. 2023. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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