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Afrotropical Myrmillinae

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


Arnoldtilla Nonveiller, 1996
  Bisulcotilla Bischoff, 1920

Ceratotilla Bischoff, 1920


Clinotilla Arnold, 1956

Labidomilla André, 1902

Odontotilla Bischoff, 1920


Odontotilloides Nonveiller, 1996


Saganotilla Invrea, 1943


Myrmilla Wesmael, 1852


Omotilla Invrea, 1943


Pygomilla Hammer, 1955


Somaliatilla Nonveiller, 1996


Squamulotilla Bischoff, 1920


Viereckia Ashmead, 1903


Afrotropical, Oriental and Palaearctic regions.


Ectoparasitoids of larvae or pupa of other insects.


Arnold, G. 1956. New species of African Hymenoptera No. 12. Occasional Papers of the National Museum of Southern Rhodesia No. 21B:52-77.

Brothers, D.J. & Finnamore A.T. 1993. Superfamily Vespoidea pp. 161-278.. In GOULET, H. & HUBER, J. eds.. Hymenoptera of the World: an identification guide to families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 668 pp.

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

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.


Photographs © Denis Brothers (University of Kwazulu-Natal) or © Charissa de Lange (Pretoria) (Viereckia).

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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