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Aradophagus Ashmead

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Platygastroidea; Family Scelionidae; Subfamily: Scelioninae)


Aradophagus Ashmead, 1893. Type species: Aradophagusfasciatus Ashmead by original designation.

Abuko Masner & Huggert 1979. Type species: Abuko satotes Masner & Huggert 1979.

Ladora Masner & Huggert 1979. Type species: Ladora brunnea Masner & Huggert 1979.


Aradophagus brunnea (Masner & Huggert, 1979)


Aradophagus maura (Masner & Huggert, 1979)


Aradophagus semiramis (Nixon, 1933)

  Aradophagus sarotes (Masner & Huggert, 1979)






Afrotropical, Neartic, Neotropical, Oriental and Palaearctic regions.




Masner, L. & Huggert, L. 1979. Revision of the world species of Aradophagini (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae). The Canadian Entomologist 111: 1089-1100.

Nixon, G. E.J. 1933. A further contribution to the study of South African Platygastridae (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Proctotrupidae). Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (10) 12:288-324, 465-479,549-563.


Photographs by Candice Owen Iziko Museums of South Africa.


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Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)


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

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