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Ooctonus capensis Huber

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

Ooctonus capensis Huber ms

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Figs 810. Ooctonus capensis, paratype female. 8, antenna; 9, wings; 10, mesosoma, dorsal; 11, holotype slide; 16, holotype slide. Scale lines = 250 μm.

Figs 2327. Ooctonus capensis, micrographs. 23, head, anterolateral; 24, mesosoma, dorsal; 25, mesosoma, lateral; 26, metasoma, dorsal; 27, metasoma, dorsolateral. 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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