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Habroteleia Kieffer

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

Habroteleia Kieffer, 1905. Type species: Habroteleia flavipes Kieffer, 1905.

Afrotropical species:

Habroteleia soa Chen & Talamas, 2018 (Madagscar)


Afrotropical, Indo-Australasian and Oriental regions.


Host is unknown, but predicted to be orthopteran eggs (Chen et al 2018).


Chen H-y, Talamas EJ, Masner L, Johnson NF. 2018. Revision of the world species of the genus Habroteleia Kieffer (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae, Scelioninae). ZooKeys 730: 85-120. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.730.21846


Photographs Hua-yan Chen (Ohio State University, Columbus).


Next genus: Hirtiteleas

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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