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Synagris cornuta (Linné)

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals): Phylum: Arthropoda: Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera: Superfamily: Vespoidea: Family: Vespidae: Genus: Synagris: Subgenus: Synagris)

Synagris cornuta Linné, 1802. Holotype Type Locality: India.

Female, Gabon.
Male, Congo.

Distribution

Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Fernando Po, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda.

Biology

See Longair (2009).

References

Bequaert, J.C. 1918. A revision of the Vespidae of the Belgian Congo based on the collection of the American Museum Congo Expedition: with a list of Ethiopian diplopterous wasps. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 39: 1-384.

Longair, R. 2009. Tusked Males, Male Dimorphism and Nesting Behavior in a Subsocial Afrotropical Wasp, Synagris cornuta, and Weapons and Dimorphism in the Genus (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Eumeninae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 77: 528-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.2317/E-38.1

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2024. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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