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Apteromutilla aeda (Péringueyi)

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Vespoidea: Family: Mutillidae; Subfamily: Dasylabrinae; Tribe: Apteromutillini; Genus: Apteromutilla)

Mutilla aeda Péringuey, 1899. Type in Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC). Type locality

Lectotype in SAMC


Photographs by Christopher Nicols © Iziko Museums of South Africa.

Photograph © Denis Brothers (University of Kwazulu-Natal).


South Africa.




Ashmead, W.H. 1900–1904. Classification of the fossorial, predaceous and parasitic wasps, or the superfamily Vespoidea. The Canadian Entomologist, (1900) 32, 145–155, 185–188, 295–296; (1902) 34, 79–88, 131–137, 163–166, 203–210, 219–231, 268–273, 287–291; (1903) 35, 3–8, 39–44, 95–107, 155–158, 199–205, 303–310, 323–332; (1904) 36, 5–9.

Péringuey, L. 1898. Description of some new or little-known South African Mutillidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 1: 33–94.

Péringuey, L. 1899. Description of twelve new species of the genus Mutilla (order Hymenoptera) in the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 1:


Photographs and map illustration  © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa), or

© Denis Brothers (University of Kwazulu-Natal).

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)


Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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