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Fidiobia Ashmead

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Platygastroidea; Family: Platygastridae; Subfamily: Sceliotrachelinae)

Fidiobia Ashmead, 1894. Type species:

ClassificationIdentification keys

 

Fidiobia benjamini (Nixon), 1969 (Kenya)

Fidiobia celeritas van Noort and Lahey, 2021 (South Africa)
 

Fidiobia danielssoni Buhl, 2001 (South Africa)

Fidiobia filicornis Buhl, 2014 (Togo)

Fidiobia semirufa Buhl, 2014 (Togo)

Fidiobia tanzaniana Buhl, 2010 (Tanzania)

Fidiobia tschirnhausi Buhl, 2014 (Togo)

 

Fidiobia zebra Buhl, 2010 (Tanzania)

Distribution

Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo.

Biology

Unknown.

References

Ashmead, W.H. 1894. A new genus and species of Proctotrypidae and a new species of Brachysticha, bred by Prof. F.M.Webster. J. Cincinn. Soc. nat. Hist., 17: 170-172.

Buhl PN. 2010. Platygastridae from the Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania (Hymenoptera, Platygastroidea). Journal of Afrotropical Zoology 6: 29–46.

Buhl PN. 2014. New species and new records of Platygastrinae and Sceliotrachelinae from
Togo (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae). African Invertebrates 55: 67-117.

Masner L. & Huggert, L. 1989. World review and keys to genera of the subfamily Inostemmatinae with reassignment of the taxa to the Platygastrinae and Sceliotrachelinae (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae). Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 147: 1-214.

van Noort S, Lahey Z, Talamas EJ, Austin AD, Masner L, Polaszek A, Johnson NF 2021. Review of Afrotropical sceliotracheline parasitoid wasps (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae). In: Lahey Z, Talamas E (Eds) Advances in the Systematics of Platygastroidea III. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 87: 115–222. https://doi.org/10.3897/jhr.87.73770

Credits

Photographs © Peter Buhl (Sakskøbing, Denmark).

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


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2024. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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