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Eucharissa Westwood

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Eucharitidae; Subfamily: Eucharitinae)

Eucharissa Westwood, 1868: 36. Type species: Eucharissa speciosa Westwood (designated by Ashmead, 1904).


Eucharissa cuprifrons Westwood, 1874


Eucharissa erugata Heraty, 2002

Eucharissa insolita Heraty, Mbanyana, van Noort, 2020

Eucharissa natalica Westwood, 1868


Eucharissa speciosa Westwood, 1868


Eucharissa stigmatica Westwood, 1874


South Africa.


Host: unknown.


Heraty, J.M. 2002. A revision of the genera of Eucharitidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) of the World. Memoirs of the American Entomological Society 68: 1-359.1.

Heraty JM, Mbanyana, N & van Noort S. 2020.  A new species of Eucharissa (Eucharitidae) from South Africa, with an evaluation of the importance of pupae for assessing relationships in these ant parasitoids. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 79: 4355. https://doi.org/10.3897/jhr.79.56042

Westwood, J.O. 1868. Descriptions of new genera and species of Chalcididae. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of London 1868:xxxvii


Photographs John Heraty (UCR).

Map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


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Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)


Citation: van Noort, S. 2023. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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