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Afrotropical Smicromyrmini

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


Antennotilla Bischoff, 1920


Corytilla Arnold, 1956

Ctenoceraea Nonveiller, 1993

Dentilla Lelej in Lelej & Kabakov, 1980

Guineomutilla Suárez, 1977

Gynandrotilla Arnold, 1946


Paglianotilla Lelej in Lelej & van Harten, 2006

Peringeyotilla Nonveiller & Ćetković, 1997

Physetopoda Schuster, 1949


Promecilla André, 1902

Psammotherma Latreille 1825

Pseudocephalotilla Bischoff, 1920


Rasnitsynitilla Lelej in Lelej & van Harten, 2006

Smicromyrme Thomson, 1870


Sulcotilla Bischoff, 1920






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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