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  Rhynchium Spinola

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

Rhynchium Spinola, 1806. Type species: Rhynchium europaeum Spinola, 1806.

 

Rhynchium cyanopterum cyanopterum de Saussure, 1852 (Botswana, Chad, Eritrea, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan. Also in the Palaearctic region)

Rhynchium cyanopterum assabense Giordani Soika, 1987 (Eritrea)

Rhynchium cyanopterum somaliense Giordani Soika, 1987 (Somalia)

Rhynchium marginellum marginellum (Fabricius, 1793) (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Uganda)

Rhynchium marginellum congicum (Bequaert, 1918) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Rhynchium marginellum sabulosum de Saussure, 1855 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia)

Rhynchium marginellum somalicum Magretti, 1899 (Ethiopia)

Rhynchium nigrosericeum Giordani Soika, 1989 (Cameroon)

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

 

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. 2010a. 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. 2010b. 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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