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Parabaeus peckorum Austin

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

Parabaeus peckorum Austin, 1990. Type in: Natural History Museum, London (NHMUK). Type locality: South Africa, Natal, 75 km WSW, Eastcourt, Cathedral Peaks, Rainbow Gorge, podocarp forest, 1500 m.

 

Distribution

South Africa.

Biology

Unknown.

References

Austin, A.D. 1990. A revision of Old World Parabaeus Kieffer (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae), a group of highly modified apterous parsitoids inhabiting leaf litter. Invertebrate Taxonomy 3: 647-659.

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: 115222. https://doi.org/10.3897/jhr.87.73770

Credits

Photographs and line drawings Andy Austin (University of Adelaide).

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


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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