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Afrotropical Myrmillinae

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

Classification

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_Charissa_de_Lange_MG_6321

Viereckia Ashmead, 1903

Distribution

Afrotropical, Oriental and Palaearctic regions.

Biology

Ectoparasitoids of larvae or pupa of other insects.

References

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.

Credits

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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