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Classification

Doryctinae

of the Afrotropical Region

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Ichneumonoidea; Family: Braconidae)

Doryctinae Forster, 1862. Type genus:

  Afrospathius Belokobylskij & Quicke, 2000
 

Aivalykus Nixon, 1938

Bathycentor Saussure, 1892

Bulbonervus Shenefelt, 1969

Caenopachys Förster, 1862

Cryptodoryctes Belokobylskij & Quicke, 2000

Dendrosoter Wesmael, 1838

Dendrosotinus Telenga, 1941

Doryctes Haliday, 1836

Doryctinus Roman, 1910
 

Doryctophasmus Enderlein, 1912

 

Ecphylus Förster, 1862

Gymnobracon Szépligeti, 1902

Hecabalodes Wilkinson, 1929

Hemispathius Belokobylskij & Quicke, 2000

Heterospilus Haliday, 1836

 

Ipodoryctes Granger, 1949

Ivondrovia Shenefelt & Marsh, 1976

Leptorhaconotus Granger,1949

 

Monolexis Förster, 1862

Neoheterospilus Belokobylskij, 2006
  Odontodoryctes Granger, 1949
 

Ontsira Cameron, 1900

Paradoryctes Granger, 1949

 

Parallorhogas Marsh, 1993

Platyspathius Viereck, 1911

Priosphys Enderlein, 1920

Pseudodoryctes Szépligeti, 1915

Rhaconotus Ruthe, 1854

  Rinamba Cameron, 1912
Schlettereriella Szépligeti,1914

Spathioplites Fischer, 1962

Spathius Nees, 1819

 

Stephanospathius Belokobylskij, 1993

Terate Nixon, 1943

Toka Nixon, 1943

Zombrus Marshall, 1897

Biology

Solitary ectoparasitoids (idiobiont) of xylophagus and stem-boring Coleoptera larvae.

Distribution

Worldwide.

References

Belokobylskij, S.A. 1992. [On the classification and phylogeny of the braconid wasps subfamilies Doryctinae and Exothecinae (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) Part 1.] Entomologicheskoye Obozreniye. 71(4):900-927. [Entomological Review. 72(6):109-137.]
Belokobylskij, S.A. 2006. Neoheterospilus gen. n., a new genus of the tribe Heterospilini (Hymenoptera: Braconidae, Doryctinae) with highly modified ovipositor and a worldwide distribution. Insect Systematics and Evolution, 37, 149–178.
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Belokobylskij, S.A. 2011. Review of the genus Stephanospathius Belokobylskij, 1992 (Hymenoptera, Braconidae), with discussion of their tribal position. Zookeys. 118 :1-17.

Belokobylskij, S.A. 2013. The First Record of the Genus Doryctinus Roman, 1910 (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Doryctinae) in the Old World, with description of a new species from Africa. Annales Zoologici 63: 113-122. doi: 10.3161/000345413X666165

Belokobylskij, S.A. 2020. Two new species of the genus Neoheterospilus Belokobylskij, 2006 (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Doryctinae) from Yemen. Zootaxa 4853: 591–600. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4853.4.8.

Belokobylskij, SA, Zaldivar-Riverón, A & Quicke, DLJ. 2004. Phylogeny of the genera of the parasitic wasps subfamily Doryctinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) based on morphological evidence. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 142(3): 369-404.
Brues, C.T. 1926. Studies on Ethiopian Braconidae with a catalogue of the African species. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 61:206-436.
Brues, C.T. 1924. Some South African parasitic Hymenoptera of the families Evaniidae, Braconidae, Alysiidae, and Plumariidae in the South African Museum with a catalogue of the known species. Annals of the South African Museum. 19:1-150.
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Fischer, M. 1962. Neue Braconiden-Parasiten von schädlichen Insekten (Hymenoptera). Zeitschrift für Angewandte Entomologie. 49:297-312.
Fischer, M. 1981. Untersuchungen an Stephaniscini aus dem Britischen Museum in London und dem Naturwissenschaftlichen Museum in Budapest (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Doryctinae). Oesterreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften Mathematisch Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse Sitzungsberichte Abteilung I. 190(6-7): 121-160.

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Marsh, P.M. 1965. The Nearctic Doryctinae, 1.A review of the subfamily with a revision of the tribe Hecabolini (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 58:668-699.

Nixon, G.E.J. 1943. A revision of the Spathiinae of the Old World (Hymenoptera, Braconidae). Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London. 93:173-456.
Nixon, G.E.J. 1954. Two new braconid parasites of wood-boring Coleoptera (Hymenoptera). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 12(7):380-384.
Quicke, D.L.J.; Ficken, L. and Fitton, M.G. 1992. New diagnostic ovipositor characters for Doryctine wasps (Hymenoptera, Braconidae). Journal of Natural History. 26:1035-1046.
Quicke, D.L.J.; Palmer-Wilson, J.; Burrough, A. and Broad, G.R. 2004. Discovery of calcium enrichment in cutting teeth of parasitic wasp ovipositors (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea). African Entomology. 12(2):259-264.
Quicke, D.L.J.; Tunstead, J.; Falco, J.V. and Marsh, P.M. 1992. Venom gland and reservoir morphology in the Doryctinae and related braconid wasps (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Braconidae). Zoologica Scripta. 21:403-416.
Rahman, M.H.; Fitton, M.G. and Quicke, D.L.J. 1998. Ovipositor internal microsculpture and other features in doryctine wasps (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Braconidae). Zoologica Scripta. 27(4): 333-343.

Roman, A. 1924. Wissenshaftliche Ergebnisse der schwedischen entomologischen Reise des Herrn Dr. A. Roman in Amazonas 1914–15, 10. Hymenoptera: Braconidae, Cyclostomi prop. Arkiv for Zoologi 16(20): 1–40.
Schletterer, A. 1890. Die Hymenopteren-Gattungen Stenophasmus Smith, Monomachus Westw., Pelecinus Latr. und Megalyra Westw. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift. 33(1889):197-250.
Shenefelt, R.D. and Marsh, P.M. 1976. Braconidae 9. Doryctinae. Hymenopterorum Catalogus (nova editio). Pars 13. pp.1263-1424.
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van Achterberg, C. 1993. Illustrated key to the subfamilies of the Braconidae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea). Zoologische Verhandelingen 283: 1-189.

Viereck, H.L. 1914. Type species of the genera of Ichneumon flies. United States National Museum Bulletin. No.83. 186 pp.
Wilkinson, D.S. 1931. On the Indo-Australian and Ethiopian species of the Braconid genus Spathius (Hymenoptera). Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London. 79:505-530.
Zaldivar-Riverón, Alejandro; Mori, Miharu and Quicke, Donald L.J. 2006. Systematics of the cyclostome subfamilies of braconid parasitic wasps (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea): A simultaneous molecular and morphological Bayesian approach. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 38(1): 130-145.

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Photographs © Yves Braet or © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa) or © Sergey A. Belokobylskij (Museum and Institute of Zoology Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw).


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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