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Chaetomutilla_fornasinii (Gribodo) female dorsal

Afrotropical Ctenotillini

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Vespoidea: Family: Mutillidae; Subfamily: Mutillinae)


Arcuatotilla Nonveiller, 1998

Cephalotilla Bischoff, 1920

Chaetomutilla Nonveiller, 1979


Mimecomutilla Ashmead, 1903


Montanomutilla Nonveiller, 1979


Pristomutilla Ashmead, 1903

Strangulotilla Nonveiller, 1979






Bayliss, P.S. & Brothers, D.J. 2001. Behaviour and Host Relationships of Dolichomutilla sycorax (Smith) (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae, Sphecidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 10: 1-9.

Brothers DJ, Lelej AS 2017. Phylogeny and higher classification of Mutillidae (Hymenoptera) based on morphological reanalyses. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 60: 1-97. https://doi.org/10.3897/jhr.60.20091

Picker, M., Griffiths, C & Weaving, A. 2002. Field Guide to Insects of South Africa. Struik Publishers, Cape Town.

Smith, F. 1879. Descriptions of New Species of Hymenoptera in the British Museum, London. 240 pp.


Photographs Denis Brothers (University of Kwazulu-Natal) or Mike Picker & Charles Griffiths (University of Cape Town) (published in Struik's Field Guide to Insects of South Africa) or Marcello Romano (Piazza A. Cataldo 10, 90040 Capaci (PA), Italy) or by Lloyd Huntly van Noort Iziko Museums of South Africa.

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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