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Ceratotilla Bischoff

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

Ceratotilla Bischoff, 1920

Ceratotilla dolosa (Smith, 1879) (South Africa)


Ceratotilla lysippe Bingham, 1911 (Zambia)


Ceratotilla obtusa Bischoff, 1920 (Kenya)


Ceratotilla shiratiana Bischoff, 1920 (Kenya)


Ceratotilla tergacantha Bischoff, 1920 (Congo)






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. 1901. Description of seven new species of the family Mutillidae (order Hymenoptera) in the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 2: 127-132.

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.

Smith, F. 1879. Descriptions of new species of Hymenoptera in the collection of the British Museum. British Museum (Natural History), London. 240 pp.


Photographs by Christopher Nicol © Iziko Museums.

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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