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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 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






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.


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