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Oxyscelio io Burks

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

Oxyscelio io Burks, 2016. Holotype in Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes, Ottawa (CNCI). Type locality: Lola Pref., Mount Nimba, 074142'N 0823'W, 514740m, Guinea.




HOL distribution map

Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Guinea, Nigeria, Uganda.




Burks RA, Masner L, Johnson NF, Austin AD. 2016. Systematics of the parasitic wasp genus Oxyscelio Kieffer (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae s.l.), part III: African fauna. ZooKeys 565: 2971.  doi:10.3897/zookeys.565.7185


Photographs Roger Burks (The Ohio State University).


Next genus: Palpoteleia

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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