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Scelio remaudierei Ferrière

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

Scelio remaudierei Ferrière 1952. Lectotype in BMNH, Lomdon. Paralectotype: in Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris. Type locality: Dogo (Mali)

Paralectotype in MNHN, Paris  
Scelio_remauderiei_Ferriere_TYPE_female_habitus_lateral Scelio_remauderiei_Ferriere_TYPE_female_habitus_dorsal
Scelio_remauderiei_Ferriere_TYPE_female_head_mesosoma_lateral Scelio_remauderiei_Ferriere_TYPE_female_head_mesosoma_dorsal
Scelio_remauderiei_Ferriere_TYPE_female_head_frontal Scelio_remauderiei_Ferriere_TYPE_female_metasoma_dorsal


Figures 383–388. Scelio remaudierei Ferrière, female (OSUC 212538). 383 Habitus, dorsal view 384 Habitus, lateral view 385 Head and mesosoma, dorsal view 386 Head and mesosoma, lateral view 387 Head, anterior view 388 Metasoma, lateral view. lat, lateral anteclypeal tooth. Scale bars in millimeters.


Egypt, Kenya, Mali, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

Link to distribution Map (Hymenoptera online database).


Emerged from egg of Acrida turrita (Linnaeus) [Orthoptera: Acrididae];
emerged from egg of Acrididae [Orthoptera: Acrididae]; emerged from egg of Eyprepocnemis plorans plorans (Charpentier) [Orthoptera: Acrididae, as Euprepocnemis senegalensis Bolívar)]; emerged from egg of Locusta cinerascens migratorioides (Reiche & Fairmaire) [Orthoptera: Acrididae, as L. migratoria migratorioides]; emerged from egg of Hilethera nigerica (Uvarov) [Orthoptera: Acrididae, as Paracinema tricolor nigerica (Uvarov)].


Ferrière, C. 1952. Deux neouveaux parasites des oeufs de Locusta migratoria migratorioides en Afrique. Bull. Soc. Entomol. France 56:114-118.

Yoder, M., Valerio, A., Polaszek, A., van Noort, S., Masner, L., Johnson, N. 2014. Monograph of the Afrotropical species of Scelio Latreille (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae), egg parasitoids of acridid grasshoppers (Orthoptera, Acrididae). ZooKeys 380: 1-188. (doi: 10.3897/zookeys.380.5755).


Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Musuem) or © Matt Yoder.
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Citation: van Noort, S. 2024. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the World. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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