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Exallonyx Kieffer

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Proctotrupoidea; Family: Proctotrupidae; Subfamily: Proctotrupinae)

Exallonyx Kieffer 1904. Type species: Exallonyx formicarius Kieffer 1904, by original designation.

Classification

  Exallonyx alticola Kieffer 1913 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, South Africa)
  Exallonyx kenyensis Townes & Townes 1981 (Kenya)
  Exallonyx leptocorsa Townes & Townes 1981 (Kenya, South Africa)
  Exallonyx nimius Townes & Townes 1981 (Madagascar)
  Exallonyx parvus Risbec 1950 (Kenya, South Africa)
  Exallonyx seyrigi Risbec 1950 (Madagascar)
  Exallonyx subteres Townes & Townes 1981 (South Africa)
Exallonyx townesi Kolyada 2004 (South Africa)
  Exallonyx trifoveatus Kieffer 1904 (South Africa [Worldwide])

Biology

Host: rove beetles (Staphilinidae)

References

 

Johnson, N.F. 1992. Catalog of world Proctotrupoidea excluding Platygastridae. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 51: 1-825.

Kieffer, J. J. 1904. Nouveaux proctotrypides myrmécophiles. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Metz 23: 31-58.

Kieffer, J. J. 1913. Proctotrupidae, Cynipidae et Evaniidae. Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911-1912). Resultats scientifiques. Hymenoptera 1: 1-35

Kolyada, V.A., Mostovski, M.B., & Brothers, D.J. 2004. New data on proctotrupid wasp genus Exallonyx Kieffer (Hymenoptera: Proctotrupidae) from South Africa, with description of a new species and new synonymy. African Invertebrates. 45: 237-248.

Risbec, J. 1950. Contribution a l'etude des Proctotrupidae (Serphiidae). Proctotrupides de la Section technique d'Agriculture tropicale (A.O.F.) et Proctotrupides du Museum national d'Histoire naturelle (Afrique et Colonies francaises). Travaux du Laboratoire d'Entomologie du Secteur So No. 1- 639.

Sundholm, A. 1970. Hymenoptera. Proctotrupidae. In: Hanstrom, B, Brink, P. & Rudebeck, G. (eds) South African Animal Life. Lund: Berlingska Boktryckeriet 14: 306-401.

Townes, H. K. & M. Townes. 1981. A revision of the Serphidae (Hymenoptera). Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 32: 1-541.

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of Cape Town)


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2022. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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