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Ooctonus albiclavus Huber

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Mymaridae; Genus: Ooctonus)

Ooctonus albicalvus Huber ms

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Figs 14. Ooctonus albiclavus. 1, female antenna, holotype; 2, male male antenna; 3, wings, holotype; 4, mesosoma, dorsal, holotype. Scale lines = 250 μm.

Figs 57. Ooctonus albiclavus. 5, metasoma, ventral, holotype; 6, male genitalia, dorsal; 7, holotype slide. Scale lines = 250 μm.

Figs 1722. Ooctonus albiclavus, micrographs. 17, head, anterolateral; 18, mesosoma, dorsal; 19, mesosoma, lateral (male); 20, metasoma, dorsal; 21, metasoma, ventral; 22, metasoma (partly collapsed), lateral (male). Scale lines = 100 μm.


South Africa.




Huber, J., Read, J.D. & van Noort, S. 2010. The genus Ooctonus (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) in the Afrotropical region, with comments on other southern hemisphere species. African Entomology 18: 221-234.


Photographs John Huber & Jennifer Read (Canadian National Collection of Insects).

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

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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