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Orthogonalys seyrigi Bischoff

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Trigonaloidea; Family: Trigonalidae; Subfamily: Orthogonalinae; Genus: Orthogonalys)

Orthogonalys seyrigi  Bischoff, 1933. Holotype: in Zoological Museum of Humboldt University, Berlin (ZMHB). Paratypes: in ZMHB and in Muséum National d'Historie naturelle, Paris (MNHN). Type locality: Madagascar, Rogez.

Paratype male in MNHN

Non type female in MNHN


Madagascar, Tanzania? (latter record based on tentative identification by Carmean & Kimsey,1998).


Host: unknown.


Bischoff, H. 1933. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Trigonaloiden. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum. Berlin 19: 480-496.

Carmean, D. & Kimsey, L. 1998. Phylogenetic revision of the parasitoid wasp family Trigonalidae (Hymenoptera).  Systematic Entomology 23: 35-76.

Smith, D.R. & Tripotin, P. 2012. Trigonalidae (Hymenoptera) of Madagascar. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 24: 1–25. https://doi.org/10.3897/jhr.24.1811


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

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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