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Mutilla Linnaeus

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

Mutilla Linnaeus, 1758

Mutilla andromache Péringuey, 1899
Mutilla astarte Bischoff, 1920

Mutilla kanzala Péringuey, 1914

Mutilla katanga Péringuey, 1914

Mutilla liteta Péringuey, 1914

Mutilla nais Péringuey, 1901

Mutilla phoebe Péringuey, 1899
Mutilla scabrofoveolata Sichel & Radoszkowski, 1869
Mutilla tisiphone Péringuey, 1898
Mutilla tomyris Péringuey, 1899
  Many more species to be added.

Distribution

 

Biology

 

References

Bischoff, H. 1920–1921. Monographie der Mutilliden Afrikas. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, (1920) 86A(1/3), 1–480; (1921) 86A(4), 481–830 + plates 1–7.

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: 439-451.

Péringuey, L. 1914. Notes on South African Mutillidae (Hymenoptera), with descriptions of new or little-known species. Annals of the South African Museum 10: 323–358.

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.

Credits

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 by Lloyd Huntly van Noort © Iziko Museums of South Africa or © Simon 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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