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Afrotropical Mutillina

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



Barymutilla André, 1901

Hadrotilla Bischoff, 1920

Macromyrme Lelej, 1984

Mutilla Linnaeus, 1758

Ronisia Costa, 1858


Tropidotilla Bischoff, 1920






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

Lelej A. S. 2002. Catalogue of the Mutillidae (Hymenoptera) of the Palaearctic region. Dalnauka, Vladivostok, 171 pp.

Lelej A. S. 2005. Catalogue of the Mutillidae (Hymenoptera) of the Oriental region. Dalnauka, Vladivostok, 250pp.

Lelej A. S. & Brothers D. J. 2008. The genus-group names of Mutillidae (Hymenoptera) and their type species, with a new genus, new name, new synonymies, new combinations and lectotypifications. Zootaxa 1889: 1–79.

Lelej A. S. & van Harten A. 2006. A review of the Mutillidae (Hymenoptera) of Yemen. Zootaxa 1226: 1–50.

Lelej A. S. & van Harten A. 2010. Order Hymenoptera, Family Mutillidae. Subfamilies Ticoplinae and Dasylabrinae.Pp. 468–479. In: van Harten A. (ed.): Arthropod Fauna of the UAE. Volume 3. Multiply Marketing Consultancy Services, Abu Dhabi, 700 pp.

Lelej A. S. & van Harten A. 2011. Mutillidae (Hymenoptera) of the United Arab Emirates. Part 2. Genus Dentilla Lelej. Russian Entomological Journal 20: 299–302.

Lo Cascio, P., Romano, M. & Grita, F. 2012. New species and new records of mutillid wasps from the Socotra Archipelago (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 52: 525-544.


Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa) or © Denis Brothers (University of Kwazulu-Natal) or © Marcello Romano (Piazza A. Cataldo 10, 90040 Capaci (PA), Italy).

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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