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Antepipona de Saussure

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Vespoidea; Family: Vespidae; Subfamily: Eumeninae)

Antepipona de Saussure, 1855. Type species: Odynerus silaos, 1758.

 

Antepipona aestimabilis Giordani Soika, 1989 (Burkina Faso, Togo)

Antepipona agnata Gusenleitner, 2005 (Zambia)

Antepipona albocincta Giordani Soika, 1987 (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan)

Antepipona alboclypeus Gusenleitner, 2004 (Kenya)

Antepipona albomarginata Gusenleitner, 2001 (Kenya)

Antepipona anonyma Giordani Soika, 1985 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

Antepipona aprica Giordani Soika, 1989 (Burkina Faso)

Antepipona arethusae (Meade-Waldo,  1915) (Ethiopia, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

Antepipona asperategula Gusenleitner, 1997 (Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe)

Antepipona brincki (Giordani Soika, 1961) (Namibia)

Antepipona carinata Gusenleitner, 2005 (Kenya)

Antepipona celonitiformis Giordani Soika, 1985 (South Africa)

Antepipona cingulifera (Walker, 1871) (Cameroon, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan. Also in the Palaearctic  Region)

Antepipona conradsii (von Schulthess, 1913) (Kenya, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia)

Antepipona consentanea Giordani Soika, 1989 (Burkina Faso, Gambia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal)

Antepipona convexiventris Giordani Soika, 1987 (Gambia)

Antepipona darfurensis Gusenleitner, 2001 (Sudan)

Antepipona dauensis (Magretti, 1898) (Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique)

Antepipona defecta (Giordani Soika, 1963) (Gambia, Senegal)

Antepipona defracta (du Buysson, 1906) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda (?))

Antepipona dictatoria Selis, 2020 (Lesotho, South Africa)

 

Antepipona dimorpha (Meade-Waldo,  1915) (Botswana, Namibia, South Africa)

Antepipona empeyi Giordani Soika, 1985 (South Africa)

Antepipona fatua Giordani Soika, 1985 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, South Africa)

Antepipona ferruginosa (de Saussure, 1856) (South Africa)

Antepipona fervida (de Saussure, 1855) (Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo)

Antepipona frendens (Gribodo, 1891) (Lesotho, South Africa)

Antepipona guichardi Giordani Soika, 1979 (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Gambia, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo)

Antepipona hamoni Giordani Soika, 1987 (Burkina Faso, Mali)

Antepipona hansi Meade-Waldo,  1915 (South Africa, Zimbabwe)

Antepipona hessei Giordani Soika, 1985 (South Africa)

Antepipona jacoti Giordani Soika, 1985 (Lesotho, South Africa)

Antepipona jocosa jocosa (Gerstaecker, 1871) (Ivory Coast, Kenya, Tanzania)

Antepipona jocosa tropicaloides Giordani Soika, 1985 (Burkina Faso, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Togo, Zambia)

Antepipona karibae karibae (Meade-Waldo,  1915) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

Antepipona karibae angolensis Giordani Soika, 1987 (Angola)

Antepipona kassalensis (Giordani Soika, 1939) (Eritrea, Mauritania, Nigeria, Sudan, Yemen. Also in the Palaearctic  Region)

Antepipona liberator Giordani Soika, 1985 (Namibia, South Africa)

Antepipona mamathensis Giordani Soika, 1985 (Lesotho, South Africa)

Antepipona melanodonta (Cameron,  1905) (South Africa)

Antepipona metatarsalis (von Schulthess, 1913) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania)

Antepipona metemmensis (Magretti, 1884) (Cameroon, Ethiopia, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Sudan)

Antepipona minor Giordani Soika, 1985 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Zambia)

Antepipona monomotapa Gusenleitner, 2001 (Zimbabwe)

Antepipona montana Gusenleitner, 1995 (Kenya)

Antepipona mucronata (de Saussure, 1862) (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Republic of Guinea, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo)

Antepipona multimaculata Gusenleitner, 2005 (Kenya)

Antepipona nicotrae Giordani Soika, 1985 (Kenya, Somalia)

Antepipona nigrior Giordani Soika, 1985 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Republic of Congo)

Antepipona orbata Giordani Soika, 1989 (Cameroon, Ivory Coast)

Antepipona paglianoi Giordani Soika, 1989 (Gabon, Republic of Congo)

Antepipona pakasae (Meade-Waldo,  1915) (Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

Antepipona paralastoroides Giordani Soika, 1985 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

Antepipona penetrata (Cameron,  1910) (Angola, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

Antepipona peregrinabunda Giordani Soika, 1985 (Lesotho, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

Antepipona pseudosenex Giordani Soika, 1985 (South Africa)

Antepipona pulchella (Gerstaecker, 1857) (Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia)

Antepipona pulchellula Giordani Soika, 1987 (Namibia)

Antepipona pulchripilosella (Cameron,  1910) (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia)

Antepipona quadrituberculata (Smith, 1857) (Lesotho, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

Antepipona raffrayi (Radoszkowsky, 1876) (Ethiopia)

Antepipona rikatlensis (von Schulthess, 1914) (Mozambique)

Antepipona rubicunda Gusenleitner, 2001 (South Africa)

Antepipona scutellaris scutellaris Giordani Soika, 1985 (South Africa)

Antepipona scutellaris pallidor Giordani Soika, 1985 (South Africa)

Antepipona senegalensis (de Saussure, 1853) (Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Senegal, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

Antepipona sesquicincta (de Saussure, 1856) (South Africa)

Antepipona silaos silaos (de Saussure, 1853) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania (Tanzania, Fundu, Patta, Pemba), Uganda, Zimbabwe) Recorded from the Malagasy Subregion, but not established)

Antepipona silaos quartinae (Gribodo, 1884) (Eritrea, Ethiopia)

Antepipona solstitialis solstitialis (de Saussure, 1856) (Mozambique, South Africa, Sudan)

Antepipona solstitialis frogna Giordani Soika, 1985 (Lesotho, South Africa)

Antepipona splendida Gusenleitner, 2005 (Tanzania)

Antepipona squamigera (Fabricius, 1804) (Gabon, Ghana, "Guinea", Nigeria, Republic of Congo)

Antepipona stevensoniana (Giordani Soika, 1963) (Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

Antepipona sudanensis Giordani Soika, 1985 (Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Sudan)

Antepipona tricolor Gusenleitner, 2005 (Kenya, Namibia)

Antepipona tropicalis (de Saussure, 1853) (Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

Antepipona turbulenta Giordani Soika, 1989 (Chad)

Antepipona vaalensis (Cameron,  1905) (South Africa)

Antepipona verhoeffi Giordani Soika, 1985 (South Africa)

Antepipona villiersi (Giordani Soika, 1963) (Mali, Niger, Senegal)

Antepipona zambiana Gusenleitner, 2007 (Zambia)

Distribution

Afrotropical, Oriental, Palaearctic regions..

Biology

Nests in pre-existing cavities.

References

Bequaert J., 1918. A Revision of the Vespidae of the Belgian Congo Based on the Collection of the American Museum Congo Expedition, With A List of Ethiopian Diplopterous Wasps. Bulletin A. M. N. H, Vol. 39: 2-384.

Carpenter, J.M. 1986. A Synonymic Generic Checklist of the Eumeninae (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Psyche 93: 61-90.

Carpenter, J. M. & M. Madl. 2009. A catalogue of the Vespidae of the Malagasy Subregion (Insecta, Hymenoptera). Linzer Biologische Beiträge 41 (2): 1871-1935.

Carpenter, J.M., J. Gusenleitner & M. Madl. 2009. A catalogue of the Eumeninae (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) of the Ethiopian Region excluding Malagasy Subregion. Part I: Introduction, Key to Genera, Genera Aethiopicodynerus Gusenleitner 1997 to Cyrtolabulus van der VECHT 1969. Linzer Biologische Beiträge 41 (1): 513-638.

Carpenter, J.M., J. Gusenleitner & M. Madl. 2010. A catalogue of the Eumeninae (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) of the Ethiopian Region excluding Malagasy Subregion. Part II: Genera Delta de Saussure 1885 to Zethus FABRICIUS 1804 and Species Incertae Sedis. Linzer Biologische Beiträge 42 (1): 95-315.

Carpenter, J.M., J. Gusenleitner & M. Madl. 2010. A Catalogue of the Eumeninae (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) of the Ethiopian Region excluding Malagasy Subregion. Part III: Classification, Additions, Corrections and Index. Linzer Biologische Beiträge 42 (1): 919-1004.

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


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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