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Delta lepeleterii (de Saussure)

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

Eumenes lepeleterii de Saussure, 1852. Holotype Type Locality: Senegal.

Distribution

Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Socotra, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania (Tanzania, Zanzibar), Yemen. Also in the Palaearctic  Region)

Biology

 

Reference

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.

Credits

Photographs Peter Webb (Irene, Pretoria).


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2022. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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